LGBTQ Studies Symposium
Saturday, November 16th | American University
The 8th Annual DC Metro LGBTQ Symposium presents Intricate Identities: Exploring the Intersections of Race, Culture and Ability in the LGBTQ Community, which will be held Saturday, November 16th, 2013 at American University in Washington, DC. The symposium aims to create a communal space for education and reflection on leadership, activism, and research on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans* issues and topics for undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and staff.
The keynote speaker for this year's LGBTQ Symposium is Urooj Arshad, the Associate Director for International Youth Health & Rights at Advocates For Youth.
Registration for the Symposium is FREE and open to everyone. Please fill out our online form to register for the Symposium.
Schedule and Presentations
||Check-in/Registration (Mary Graydon Center Lobby/1st Floor)
|1:30pm||Keynote: "Living & Loving at the Intersections" given by Urooj Arshad, the Associate Director for International Youth Health & Rights at Advocates for Youth
Emerging Activist Award Presentation
|2:30pm||Concurrent Session 1
|3:40pm||Concurrent Session 2
|4:50pm||Concurrent Session 3
American University | Howard University | Gallaudet University | George Mason University | Georgetown University | The George Washington University | The University of Maryland College Park
Richard L. Schlegel National Legion of Honor Award
Additionally, American University's Center for Diversity & Inclusion will be awarding the Richard L. Schlegel National Legion of Honor award for an organization or person's work advancing the equality of LGBTQ people through advocacy, collaboration and empowerment.