On behalf of Maren Greathouse, Director of the Tyler Clementi Center, we’d like to invite you to our inaugural Academic Colloquium taking place on October 26th. The program will feature a presentation of findings from the largest and first-ever meta-analysis of queer-spectrum and trans-spectrum student experiences in the history of American higher education, comparing national datasets from the Center for Postsecondary Research at Indiana University Bloomington, the Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA, the SERU-AAU Consortium led by UC-Berkeley and U-MN, the American College Health Association and Rankin & Associates.
Tyler Clementi Center Academic Colloquium- Attend In-Person or Via Livestream (Free)!
You are cordially invited to attend the Tyler Clementi Center Academic Colloquium on October 26, 2017!
Please see the details below for registration information and share widely with colleagues across the region!
On October 26, 2017
, the Tyler Clementi Center of Rutgers University
will host a daylong Academic Colloquium to highlight critical research on queer-spectrum and trans-spectrum student experiences in higher education. The program will feature a presentation of findings from the largest and first-evermeta-analysis of queer-spectrum and trans-spectrum student experiences in the history of American higher education, comparing national datasets from the Center for Postsecondary Research at Indiana University Bloomington, the Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA, the SERU-AAU Consortium led by UC-Berkeley and U-MN, the American College Health Association and Rankin & Associates. Collectively, these findings represent the responses of 78,798 queer-spectrum students and 8,361 trans-spectrum students from nearly 1,000 institutions across the U.S.. Additional Colloquium presentations will address the complexities in conducting survey research with queer-spectrum and trans-spectrum students, the challenges of translating research to effective policy and practice and the climate for queer-spectrum and trans-spectrum students within different institutional settings (HBCUs, faith-based institutions, 2yr institutions.)
Please visit the Tyler Clementi Center’s website for more information on the presenters, schedule or to register: http://clementicenter.rutgers. edu/events/tcc-colloquium/
. Registration is open to the public. The rate for in-person attendance is $25 and includes breakfast, lunch and reception. The event is free to Rutgers University students. For those who cannot attend in-person, Livestream access will be provided free-of-charge at the time of registration.
The event is sponsored by the Tyler Clementi Center, the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals, the Tyler Clementi Foundation, Rutgers University Undergraduate Academic Affairs, the Rutgers University Center for Social Justice Education and LGBT Communities, the Rutgers University Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, and the Rutgers University Committee to Advance our Common Purposes.
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A short glossary of terms
Transgender – An umbrella term for people whose gender identity and/or gender expression differs from what is typically associated with the sex they were assigned at birth.
Cis/Cisgender - A term used to describe people who are not transgender.
Non-binary/Genderqueer - Any gender that is not exclusively male or female.
Bi-gender - One who has a significant gender identity that encompasses both genders, male and female Some may feel that one side or the other is stronger, but both sides are there.
Gender Non-conforming - A term for individuals whose gender expression is different from societal expectations related to gender.
Gender Fluid – A person who gender identification and presentation shifts within or outside gender-based expectations.
Pangender – A person whose gender identity can comprise of all or many gender expressions.