UAHS LGBTQ+ Symposium & Community Fair

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Event Location Notes: 

University of Arizona Cancer Center, Kiewit Auditorium
Eugene F. Levy Building
1515 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85724

UAHS LGBTQ+ Symposium & Community Fair

10:00-10:30 AM - Susan Stryker, Ph.D., Distinguished Keynote Speaker
10:30-11:45 AM - Breakout Sessions
11:45 AM-Noon - Break/Lunch
Noon-12:30 PM - Poster Session
12:30-1:00 PM - Keynote Speaker
1:00-2:30 PM - Breakout Sessions
2:30-3:00 PM - Closing
3:00-4:00 PM - Community Fair & Networking

Feel free to attend any or all sessions. We encourage all to attend the poster sessions during lunch and /or the community fair & networking sessions. For more information about keynote speakers and breakout sessions, please visit:

Light refreshments and food provided! Please RSVP:


Susan Stryker, Ph.D. - Distinguished Keynote Speaker

Associate Professor, Gender and Women's Studies

Dr. Stryker is an award-winning scholar and Emmy-award winning filmmaker whose historical research, theoretical writing, and creative works have helped shape the cultural conversation on transgender topics since the early 1990s. She earned her Ph.D. in United States History from UC Berkeley, and later held a postdoctoral fellowship in Sexuality Studies at Stanford University. Susan also worked for several years as the Executive Director of the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco.


Poster Session Time: Noon-12:30 PM
The UAHS LGBTQ+ Interest Group will showcase a number of LGBTQ+ community resources and research.

To submit a poster presentation, please send:
  • Name & Affiliation
  • Your contact information
  • A 300 word abstract of your study focusing on how your study relates to or is and example of an LGBTQ+ community resource and/or research.

Please send all submissions by January 22, 2019 to Lydia Kennedy at

If you are interested in sponsoring any of our events and learning more about our UAHS LGBTQ+ Interest Group, or would like to receive more information about our events, please email Lydia Kennedy at