Show & Tell @ Playground:
Confluencenter’s Multimedia Learning Experience
Christine in the Cutting Room:
A Queer Multimedia Event
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 5:30 p.m.
Playground Bar & Lounge, 278 E. Congress
Dr. Susan Stryker, associate professor of Gender and Women’s Studies and director of the Institute for LGBT Studies at the UA, will present excerpts from her newest film, Christine in the Cutting Room.
The film is about the remarkable life of Christine Jorgensen who underwent a sex change in 1952 and became an international celebrity, actress and filmmaker. No ordinary documentary, it’s a multi-media project with electronica club music and video wallpaper.
Click on this link to see the movie trailer:
This is the February installment of Confluencenter’s Show & Tell series held at 5:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of every month.
In collaboration with UApresents’ Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo at Centennial Hall on April 20 at 8 p.m.
Susan Stryker, Ph.D. is associate professor of Gender and Women’s Studies, as well as director of the Institute for LGBT Studies; she also holds a courtesy appointment as associate professor in the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences. She is the author of many articles and several books on transgender and queer topics, most recently Transgender History(Seal Press 2008). She won a Lambda Literary Award for the anthology The Transgender Studies Reader(Routledge 2006) and an Emmy Award for the documentary film Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton’s Cafeteria(Frameline/ITVS 2005). She currently teaches classes on LGBT history and on embodiment and technology. Her research interests include transgender and queer studies, film and media, built environments, somatechnics and critical theory.