Events Archive

  • Tcc Emailblast Microaggressions

    Microaggressions in Everyday Life

    Mon, Apr 6, 2015 | 8:00 PM | College Avenue Student Center, Multipurpose Room. The Tyler Clementi Center and its university partners host a lecture by Professor Kevin Nadal and a panel discussion about the "Language Matters" campaign launched this year by the cultural centers at Rutgers University. Click here to learn more about the cultural centers' efforts to raise awareness about "microaggressions."

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    Dorms and Norms: College Spaces and the Search for Identity

    Thu, Apr 2, 2015 | 4:30 PM | Alexander Library Teleconference Lecture Hall (169 College Avenue, 4th Floor). The Tyler Clementi Center and its university partners host a panel discussion on the history of gender neutral housing and safe spaces at Rutgers University and on other college campuses.

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    Moment or Movement? Activism and Social Justice in the Digital Age

    Mon, Mar 9, 2015 | 8:00 PM | Livingston Student Center, Livingston Hall. The Tyler Clementi Center and its university partners are proud to present a wide-ranging and timely conversation about race, gender, digital media, and social justice. The evening's program will include a keynote lecture by Professor Jeff Chang (Stanford University), which will be followed by a panel discussion, moderated by Professor Sylvia Chan-Malik, featuring with Professor Brittney Cooper (Rutgers University) and four young activist leaders: Donna Auston, Daniel Hoddinott, Juliet Shen, and Vanessa Teck.

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    The Legacy of Kate Bornstein

    Thu, Nov 20, 2014 | 7:30 PM | Livingston Student Center, Livingston Hall. A screening of "Kate Borstein is a Queer & Present Danger" (2014; 72 min), a documentary film focusing on the life and accomplishments of this iconic performance artist, writer, and gender outlaw and activist. The post-screening discussion features a conversation with director Sam Feder and Rutgers University students, moderated by Professor Kyla Schuller of the Department of Women's and Gender Studies.

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  • The Scandal of the Disappearing Body: Cyber Identity and Culture

    Thu, Apr 24, 2014 | 4:30 PM | Alexander Library Teleconference Lecture Hall (169 College Avenue, 4th Floor). Professor Ben Sifuentes-Jáuregui delivers the second annual Tyler Clementi Center Humanities Lecture. His presentation examines a series of social media platforms, and discusses how genders and sexualities become re-scripted in a digital culture.

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  • On Being “Whasian”: Mixed Race Identity and the First Year College Experience

    Thu, Apr 24, 2014 | 3:00 PM | Alexander Library Teleconference Lecture Hall (169 College Avenue, 4th Floor). Joy Stoffers debuts her novel, "Whasian," which she is completing as a senior thesis for the School of Arts and Sciences honors program. "Whasian" narrates the adventures of Ava Magee's first year at Davison University (modeled after Rutgers University).

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  • The Peril and Promise of Growing Up Digital: A Youth Perspective

    Tue, Apr 1, 2014 | 6:00 PM | Plangere Writing Center (Murray Hall, Room 302). Panelists discuss the short film, "Noah," which takes place entirely on a teenager's computer screen.

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  • Transforming Transgender Beyond American Borders: Cultures, Categories, Communities

    Thu, Mar 27, 2014 | 4:30 PM | Alexander Library Teleconference Lecture Hall (169 College Avenue, 4th Floor). Professor Martin Manalansan (University of Illinois) delivers a lecture that traces a genealogy of transgender identities through the lives of immigrants and invites us to transform the category beyond American borders.

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  • The Future of LGBTQ Studies at CIC Institutions

    Wed, Mar 26, 2014 | 2:30 PM | Alexander Library Teleconference Lecture Hall (169 College Avenue, 4th Floor). Scholars from membership schools in the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) share their views about the research, curricular, and programming opportunities and challenges of promoting and sustaining LGBT and queer studies. Participating schools include Ohio State University, the University of Illinois, the University of Maryland, and Rutgers University.

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  • Outside the Lines: Conversations about Transgender Asian American Youth

    Tue, Mar 25, 2014 | 7:30 PM | Student Activities Center (613 George Street). Professor Martin Manalansan (University of Illinois) delivers a talk, “Queer Words of Wisdom: Generating Futures and Transforming the Present,” which will be followed by a panel discussion about the experiences and lives of transgender and gender non-conforming Asian American youth, featuring Rutgers alumnus Ethan Lu.

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  • Youth in Crisis: Learning from Student Suicides

    Tue, Mar 4, 2014 | 4:30 PM | Tyler Clementi Center (106 Somerset Street, Room 444). The Issues in Higher Education working group discusses suicide risk and resilience among college students. Susan Furrer, Mary Kelly, and Francesca Maresca serve as co-facilitators of the discussion.

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  • Dale Chihuly Sculpture Unveiling and Dedication

    Sun, Nov 3, 2013 | 2:30 PM | Zimmerli Art Museum. The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University unveils and dedicates its first Dale Chihuly sculpture, donated by Michael Sodomick in honor of The Trevor Project and in memory of Tyler Clementi.

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  • The Letter Q at R.U.

    Sun, Nov 3, 2013 | 1:00 PM | Voorhees Hall, Room 105. A reading and discussion featuring Rutgers students sharing "notes" written to their younger selves, composed during a writing workshop with James Lecesne, one of the founders of The Trevor Project and the contributing editor of the anthology, The Letter Q. James Clementi also reads from his "Letters to My Brother," which were previously published in OUT magazine.

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  • College Access and the Transition Experience

    Mon, Oct 28, 2013 | 7:30 PM | Livingston Student Center, Livingston Hall. A screening of "First Generation" (2011; 95 min), a documentary film that draws attention to the diverse range of college transition experiences of first generation and low-income students. Aramis Gutierrez, the director of the Rutgers Future Scholars program, facilitates the post-screening discussion featuring our very own Rutgers Future Scholars.

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  • Remembering Matt Shepard

    Mon, Oct 14, 2013 | 7:30 PM | Livingston Student Center, Livingston Hall. A screening of "Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine" (2013; 85 min), a documentary film that revisits the life story of an important figure in LGBT and American history through the recollections of Shepard's friends. The post-screening discussion features Michele Josue, the film's director, and Rutgers University alumna Beth Loffreda (University of Wyoming).

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  • Stonewall’s Legacy: LGBTQ Students in Higher Education

    Mon, Sep 30, 2013 | 4:30 PM | Tyler Clementi Center (390 George Street). The Issues in Higher Education working group discusses Susan Marine's "Stonewall's Legacy: Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Students in Higher Education," a 2011 special report published by the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE). Mark Schuster and Zaneta Rago serve as co-facilitators of the discussion.

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Sat, Apr 27, 2013

Rutgers Day Programming: “Be Yourself, Be a Butterfly”

Thu, Apr 18, 2013

Tyler Clementi Center Keynote Address at the Institute for Research on Women Colloquium, “Trans Politics: Scholarship and Strategies for Social Change.” Speakers: Susan Rankin and Genny Beemyn, “Creating a Gender-Inclusive Campus”

Fri, Mar 29, 2013

First Annual Tyler Clementi Center Humanities Lecture. Speaker: Richard E. Miller, “Growing Up Digital: Embodied Experience in the Virtual Age”