QueerUS - related events

Several special events have been organized by campus partners to supplement and further explore the themes of the QueerUS exhibition. See the main exhibit page for information about the launch event on October 3rd.

We gratefully acknowledge the sponsorship of the College of Arts and Science

Greystone Secrets: A Queerstorical Campus Walking Tourposter thumbnail

Dates: Oct 4, 5, & 6

Time: 3 – 4:30 PM (Daily)

Location: Meet inside Murray Library, University of Saskatchewan

Greystone Secrets is an interactive historical walking tour, starting in the Murray Library Link Gallery, that remembers the struggles and celebrates the victories throughout a vast history of sexual and gender diversity on campus. Through story-telling, historical exhibits and a tour of the Saskatchewan Archives Board, the event aims to provide a venue for intergenerational community building and to encourage local research on sexual and gender diversity. The event is free of charge, wheelchair accessible and open to the public. More information as well as archival treasures can be found on the Greystone Secrets Facebook page: Facebook.com/GreystoneSecrets

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Contact: Joe Wickenhauser

Email: joe.w@usask.ca

Queer as Folktales

Dates: Oct. 1 & 8

Time: 7-9 PM

Location:  Room 299, Murray Building (lecture theatre - enter through Gordon Snelgrove Art Gallery entrance)

Queer As Folktales is a two-part film series coordinated in collaboration with the USSU Pride Centre. On Oct 1st, the series presents, "Call Me Kuchu" (2012), a heart-wrenching documentary of Uganda's first openly gay man. The second night of the series, Oct 8, is entitled "Local Legends Out on Screen" and features short films about sexual and gender diversity in Saskatchewan directed by Thirza Cuthand (2013), David Geiss (2006), Fiji Robinson (2011) and the Saskatchewan Association on Human Rights (1978). Both nights will feature guest speakers to introduce the films and lead discussion. More information about the film nights will be posted on the USSU Pride Centre Facebook page.

Contact: Joe Wickenhauser

Email: joe.w@usask.ca

Exploring Queer Cultures: Engaging The Neil Richards’ Archive for Scholarship, Activism and Research

Date: November 7
Time: 7 PM
Location: Gordon Snelgrove Art Gallery, Murray Building
A Panel sponsored by the Provost’s Advisory Committee on Sexual and Gender Diversity ICCC Working Group
In efforts to strengthen capacity for Queer and Sexualities Studies at the University of Saskatchewan and to raise
the profile of the Neil Richards Archives, ICCC-funded community interveners selected and responded to
archival materials for projects that took lessons learned in the archives to the campus and wider communities. 
A panel presentation on these community-engaged projects will be held on November 7th at 7 p.m. in the Gordon
Snelgrove Art Gallery, Murray Building (refreshments provided). More details to come

Contact: Marie Lovrod 

Email: marie.lovrod@usask.ca