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Trans Awareness Week

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In celebration of Trans Awareness Week we've organised events to progress trans education & inclusion work at Warwick.

We would also encourage you to watch the recording of the queer/disrupt and Campus Pride 2020's collaboration 'Trancestry', in which Hannah Ayres introduces us to individuals from across history who can be considered part of trans history.

Trans & Queer Pedagogies Learning Circle
Wednesday 2nd December

Join the circle here

This WIHEA learning circle is open to all with an interest in trans & queer pedagogies at Warwick. The group engages in discussion, explores existing literature and practice and shares teaching and learning practices, as well as exploring the trans student learning experience. Intended outcomes from the learning circle include a greater awareness of the trans student experience, the concept and practice of queer pedagogy and the provision of guidance through case study, workshops and collaboration between peers.

Building A Trans-Inclusive University
Thursday December 3rd, 12-1:30pm

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This talk addresses the following questions surrounding trans identities and inclusion:

  • What does 'trans' mean, and what is the correct terminology to use?
  • What issues do trans staff and students face in a university environment?
  • What is being done at Warwick towards the goal of trans inclusion?
  • What support do trans colleagues and students need?
  • What tangible things can each of us do to build a trans-inclusive university environment?

You do not need any prior experience with trans identities or issues in order to engage with this talk.

Developing Trans-Inclusive Teaching Practices
Monday December 14th, 1-2:30pm

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This event begins with three short stimuli presentations from colleagues on work developing trans-inclusive teaching practices at Warwick, and will continue with a conversation on the challenges, potential, and successes of trans-inclusive teaching.

Trans Staff & Student Q&A
Thursday December 17th, 3-4:30pm

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Staff and students from Warwick's active trans community will be answering your questions in this Q&A event. Questions can be submitted anonymously during the event, or in advance here.

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