Month: October 2015

Collaboratory Partner Projects: ALOT

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This week marks the first of a series of blog posts about our Collaboratory Partner Projects.  In case you missed them, we currently have four partner projects, you can find links to the all under the Projects tab at the top of this page. Todays post features the Archives of Lesbian Oral History. ALOT, short for the Archives of Lesbian Oral History, was founded in 2010.  ALOT is a project that  collects and makes available […]

Flashback Gala at the CLGA !

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In this weeks blog I am going to take a break from the usual focus on Collaboratory topics to hype the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives third annual Flashback Gala fundraiser event !! Co-chaired by Carole Pope and Lorraine Segato the event will be a flashback to the 1980’s, you will enjoy a fun and fabulous evening of cocktails, dinner as well as a 1980s Mixtape dance.  Along side the dinner and dancing will be an auction […]

New Work Study Collaborators !!

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              This year the Collaboratory has hired two work study students, Guin Kellam (that’s me!) and Oli Bedard. I will be working as the teams Social Media Specialist and Oli is the new Oral History Archivist. This is the first time either of has worked with the Digital Oral History Collaboratory, we are both really excited about the opportunity. I am a fourth year Sexual Diversity Studies Student, with […]

Moving Trans* History Forward 2016 – Building Communities* Sharing Connections

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(Keynote speakers Martine Rothblatt and Jamison Green) Mark your calendars !  The next Moving Trans* History Forward Symposium is taking place from March 17th to 20th 2016 . The Moving Trans History Forward Symposium is a gathering of Trans* and gender non-conforming (GNC) community-based scholars and activists, academics, family members, and allies of trans* and GNC people that focuses on preserving and recounting trans* and GNC histories. Occurring every two years, the symposium features presentations, panels, posters, grass-roots […]