Department of Gender Studies

Department of Gender Studies
Department of Gender Studies

Sexual and Gender Diversity Program Guest Speaker

Black Women (transgender and cisgender): The Violent "And"

Dr. Kai Green (Assistant Professor of Queer Theory in the Faculty of Feminist Studies, UC Santa Barbara)

March 3, 2017
2pm
Dunning 11

Kai M. Green is a shape-shifting Black Queer nerd Boi; An Afro-Future, freedom-dreaming, rhyme slinging dragon slayer in search of a new world. A scholar, poet, and filmmaker, Dr. Green earned his Ph.D. from the Department of American Studies and Ethnicity with specializations in Gender Studies and Visual Anthropology at the University of Southern California. He is Assistant Professor of Queer Theory in the Faculty of Feminist Studies, UC Santa Barbara. Dr. Green has published in numerous scholarly journals including GLQ, South Atlantic Quarterly, Black Camera, and TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly. He is currently at work editing, along with Matt Richardson, C. Riley Snorton and Treva Ellison, a special issue of TSQ on Black Studies/Trans* Studies, and, as sole editor, a book collection entitled Black Trans Love is Black Wealth. He is a proud member of BYP100 (Black Youth Project) where he sits on the healing and safety council. 

photo of Dr Kai Green in front of a blackboard

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