Student Identity Project Launch Party

Student Identity Project Launch Party

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CalArts Campus

The Bijou

To celebrate the implementation of system-wide chosen name, pronoun and gender options for our community, CalArts will host a launch party on Thursday, Jan. 24. Nationally recognized scholar and author Dr. Z Nicolazzo will join students, faculty, and staff for a day of conversation exploring questions of personal identity, with particular focus on the experience of today's college students. 


Dr. Nicolazzo currently serves as Assistant Professor of Trans* Studies in Education at the Center for the Study of Higher Education and as a member of the Trans* Studies Initiative at the University of Arizona. Copies of her book Trans* in College will be available at events during the day for the first 100 students and faculty who RSVP in advance. Copies of Trans* in College will also be kept on reserve in the library.

  • Faculty/Staff Conversation, facilitated by Andrea Fontenot (Faculty, Critical Studies; Chair, Academic Council), 12pm - 1:30 pm on January 24 in the Bijou. RSVP now!
  • Student Conversation, facilitated by CalArts' Queer Arts Collective, 2 pm on January 24 in G-201. RSVP now!