TSRC Reading Group

The Trans Studies Research Cluster (TSRC) is pleased to announce a new monthly reading group, to be held one Tuesday every month. Please sign up for our mailing list by selecting the green button below in order to receive meeting information.

Our first meeting will be hosted by Max Strassfeld, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, discussing Jack Halberstam’s Trans*: A Quick and Quirky Guide to Gender Variance.

The group is open to the public, and anyone is welcome to attend. UA students can earn a one unit course credit each semester by enrolling in a directed readings course with any of the following faculty members who will be team-leading the reading group:


Reading Group Information

Tuesday, September 18th 7pm

Trans: A Quick and Quirky Account of Gender Variability
By Jack Halberstam
Discussion led by Max Strassfeld
Available to UA Students as an E-Book Here

Tuesday, October 9th 7pm

Trans Kids: Being Gendered in the Twenty-First Century
By Tey Meadow
Discussion led by Eric Plemons and Russ Toomey
Note: author Tey Meadow will be on campus October 23-24
Available to UA Students as an E-Book Here

Tuesday, November 15th 5pm

Histories of the Transgender Child
By Julian Gill-Peterson
Discussion by Harrison Apple

Tuesday, February 12th 7pm

Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity
By C. Riley Snorton
Discussion led by Susan Stryker Available to UA Students as an E-Book Here

Tuesday, March 12th 7pm

The Life and Death of Latisha King: A Critical Phenomenology of Transphobia
By Gayle Salamon
Discussion led by Eva Hayward and Frank Galarte
Café Passé
Available to UA Students as an E-Book Here

Tuesday, April 16th 7pm

Trap Door: Trans Cultural Production and the Politics of Visibility
Edited by Reina Gossett, Eric A. Stanley, Johanna Burton, and Lisa Phillips
Discussion led by Z Nicolazzo