Lavender Languages & Linguistics Conference

The 20th Lavender Languages & Linguistics Conference is taking place February 15 – 17, 2013 at American University in Washington, DC. Among the many workshops and presentations include:

Saturday, February 16, 12:15 p.m.:

Film Screening: Austin Unbound: A Deaf journey of Transgender heroism
Presented by: Eliza Greenwood, Producer/Director

Saturday, February 16, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.:

Presentation: “A linguistic analysis of Deaf and Hard of Hearing GLBTQI identity language“
Presented by: Alex Jackson Nelson (Gallaudet University) and Tamar Jackson Nelson (Gallaudet University)

Presentation: ”Between the blunt and the subtle: ASL and trans integrity”
Presented by: Eliza Greenwood (Independent Scholar ) and E. Mara Green (University of California, Berkeley)

Presentation: “Deaf people as symbols of neoliberal ‘good governance’ and competing prescriptions for citizenship
Presented by: Erin Moriarty Harrelson (American University)

The conference will be ASL interpreted. Conference registration is being offered on a $10-$25 sliding scale. Learn more.