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Ann.: Consortium: Transnationalizing LGBT Studies (Syracuse University, USA)

Last spring, Syracuse University’s Chancellor, Nancy Cantor, announced that she had selected Transnationalizing LGBT Studies as one of the projects that would receive a 2009 Chancellor’s Leadership Project Award. The co-directors of the LGBT Studies Program (http://lgbt-studies.syr.edu/) and Transnationalizing LGBT Studies are Margaret Himley (mrhimley@syr.edu) and Andrew London (anlondon@maxwell.syr.edu).
This three-year award gives us the opportunity and the resources to move our LGBT/Queer courses and scholarship beyond national borders to engage questions of sexual and gender identities, theories, communities, movements, Diasporas, and politics from global and transnational perspectives by collaborating with colleagues in the U.S., Spain, and other parts of the world. We are pursuing significant questions about LGBT/Queer scholarship, pedagogy, and
curriculum such as:

  • What new theoretical and political frameworks have emerged as LGBT/Queer Studies takes the transnational turn? Continue reading