WorldCanvass ReCap: Gender and Identity

gender and identityOn December 9, 2014, Joan Kjaer and her WorldCanvass guests discussed "Gender and Identity" at FilmScene in downtown Iowa City. See the event poster

The program explored the sometimes evolving nature of self-identification, activism to create community and promote LGBTQ rights, and the ways in which LGBTQ individuals navigate their identities in different locations and cultural settings. Learn more about this program.

Below is a ReCap of the event with access to see and hear the full program. If you have questions, please contact joan-kjaer@uiowa.edu.

Read Sara Riggs' related article "Moving Past Gender" from the Iowa City Press-Citizen.

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Audio

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Part 1: Navigating identity

Featuring:

  • Nicole Nisly, professor, UI Department of Internal Medicine; co-director, UIHC LGBTQ Clinic
  • Georgina Dodge, chief diversity officer and associate vice president; Title IX coordinator, UI
  • Sara Riggs, library assistant, UI Libraries

Part 2: The self and society: personal stories

Featuring:

  • Eric Mortensen, undergraduate student, UI College of Engineering 
  • Jaime Nevins, Iowa City business owner, Back Together Massage

Part 3: Human rights and gender

Featuring:

  • Aniruddha Dutta, assistant professor, UI Department of Gender, Women’s & Sexuality Studies
  • Philip Lutgendorf, professor, UI Department of Asian & Slavic Languages and Literatures
  • Katie Imborek, assistant professor, UI Department of Family Medicine; co-director, UIHC LGBTQ Clinic

Videos

Part 1: Navigating identity

Featuring:

  • Nicole Nisly, professor, UI Department of Internal Medicine; co-director, UIHC LGBTQ Clinic
  • Georgina Dodge, chief diversity officer and associate vice president; Title IX coordinator, UI
  • Sara Riggs, library assistant, UI Libraries

Part 2: The self and society: personal stories

Featuring:

  • Eric Mortensen, undergraduate student, UI College of Engineering 
  • Jaime Nevins, Iowa City business owner, Back Together Massage

Part 3: Human rights and gender

Featuring:

  • Aniruddha Dutta, assistant professor, UI Department of Gender, Women’s & Sexuality Studies
  • Philip Lutgendorf, professor, UI Department of Asian & Slavic Languages and Literatures
  • Katie Imborek, assistant professor, UI Department of Family Medicine; co-director, UIHC LGBTQ Clinic

Photos

WorldCanvass is a production of UI International Programs in collaboration with FilmScene and University of Iowa Video Services.

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