Brown Bag Series 2008-09

February 10, 2009 1-2:30 pm

Brown Bag discussion: "Queer Pedagogy: Reflections on Teaching in Queer Studies"

Santa Cruz Room, Student Union

Dr. Adam Geary, Assistant Professor of Women's Studies & Member of the Executive Committee of the Institute for LGBT Studies, will open a conversation on pedagogy by reflecting upon his experience teaching Queer Theories to undergraduate students in Fall 2008. The discussion provides a collective opportunity to think through issues of political education, the relations between understanding and emotion, and the current climate of queer student inquiry.

March 3, 2009 1-2:30pm 

Brown Bag Lecture, "Why do we need to learn this?--LGBT Health in the Medical Education Curriculum"

McClelland Park Building Room 402

Dr. Carol Galper, Assistant Dean of Curricular Affairs and Community Health & Institute affiliate faculty, will discuss her efforts to introduce LGBT and HIV issues into the UA medical students’ curriculum: why this was vital, how she accomplished it, and next steps to be taken to ensure that medical practitioners are adequately prepared to serve Arizona’s diverse populations including people with HIV/AIDS and LGBTQ communities.