On May 29th and 30th, 2013 Susan Stryker will give a public lecture in Amsterdam and Utrecht. Susan Stryker, Associate Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies and Director of the Institute for LGBT Studies, University of Arizona, won an Emmy for her 2005 documentary Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton’s Cafeteria. She is the author of many articles and several books on transgender and queer topics, most recently ‘Transgender History’ (Seal Press 2008). She won a Lambda Literary Award for the anthology ‘The Transgender Studies Reader’ (Routledge 2006). Dr. Stryker currently teaches classes on LGBT history, and on embodiment and technology. Research interests include transgender and queer studies, film and media, built environments, somatechnics, and critical theory.


 Lecture 1: Amsterdam TranScreen-IHLIA: Wednesday 29 May 2013 | 17:00 – 18:30 hrs
Film lecture: We Who Are Sexy: The Whirlwind History Of Transgender Images In Cinema
Location: IHLIA-plaza, Hella Haasse-Simon Vestdijkzaal, Main Public Library Amsterdam, 6th floor, Oosterdokskade 143, Amsterdam.
Free and open to the public. Registration necessary (up to 55 participants): art@transcreen.org

Lecture 2: The Netherlands Research School of Gender Studies/Graduate Gender Programme (Utrecht University): Thursday 30 May 2013 | 14:00 – 16:00 hrs
DOING GENDER lecture: Christine in the Cutting Room
Location: Utrecht University, U-Theater Studio T: Kromme Nieuwegracht 20, Utrecht.
Free and open to the public. Registration necessary: nog@uu.nl

For more details see the flyer.