Transgender Archives Exhibition

On Friday, March 31st, UNB Libraries will be participating in the first Queer Research Day, a bi-campus initiative between UNB and STU.  There will be presentations and panels by students and faculty from UNBSJ, UNBF, and St. Thomas.

The day will begin in Tilley Hall, and move in the afternoon to the Harriet Irving Library, where ARTS 3000 student Hannah Ruff will have an exhibit in the Stewart Room built around the University of Victoria’s Transgender Archive.  Head of Archives & Special Collections, Fran Holyoke, will be speaking about the exhibit.  Jeannie Bail, Director of Learning & Research Services, will then speak about libraries supporting LGBTQIA+  communities and the closing keynote and reception will both be held in the HIL:

3:45-4:00 TransArchive Exhibition
Remarks: Francesca Holyoke, Head of Archives & Special Collections (UNB)
HIL Stewart Room

4:00-4:15
Jeannie Bail (UNB) & Peggy McEachreon, “Libraries as Social Activists: Supporting LGBTQIA+ Communities”
HIL Milham Room

4:15-5:00
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Lucas Crawford (UNB) “Eating Out Queer Theory: elBulli Restaurant and the New Edible Modernism”
HIL Milham Room

5:00-6:00
Reception & Student Awards Ceremony
HIL Reading Room
The Queer Research Day is free to attend.  If you’re interested in coming, you can find the registration information here​.

Image by Hannah Ruff.

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University of New Brunswick