Month: January 2021

Trans Activism Oral History Project: Lynn Conway

archiving oral history / community-based oral history / oral history / trans history

Lynn Conway (she/her) interviewed by Dr. Evan Taylor (they/them)Original recording using Zoom platform on February 4, 2020. Lynn talks about her life history from her 1968 firing from IBM, to her outing and activism in the early 2000’s, as well as her enormously successful online website and organizing. Trans Activism Oral History Project – Presented in Collaboration with the LGBTQ Oral History Digital Collaboratory (project lead, Dr. Elspeth Brown), the Transgender Archives at the University […]

HIS395 Video Project: “Stories Worth Telling” by Jehuda Tjahjadi

archiving oral history / community-based oral history / gay history / oral history / public humanities

Elspeth Brown on her LGBQT2+ Oral History class at the University of Toronto-Mississauga. The class, which focused on queer oral history method and production, had students create a short digital story based on a significant historical event from Toronto’s queer community. Professor Brown wanted me to send you along this information so that you could add it to the Collaboratory social media. This project focuses on 1999 BIPOC Pride, where members of World Majority Lesbians […]

Trans Oral History JOB POSTING

archiving oral history / community-based oral history / oral history / public humanities / publishing / trans history

Join the Transgender Media Lab and Transgender Media Portal project in 2021!Carleton University / University of Ottawa (Ottawa, ON, Canada)These positions are open to students from any country. Some of the positions are also open to Ontario students who are already in graduate programs.The deadline is coming up soon—February 1. The Transgender Media Lab (TML) at Carleton University investigates the aesthetic, political, and cultural work of audiovisual media created by transgender, Two Spirit, nonbinary, intersex, and gender-nonconforming filmmakers and artists. […]