AMPD to launch inaugural Queer Summer Institute

Inspired by radical new poetic methods of digital and intermedial performance storytelling, transgressive visual techniques emerging from new media platforms, and new activisms engaging with theories of homonationalism, pinkwashing and the global queer (un)commons, the TQU courses offer students insight and participation in the debates, voices, ideas and images of the current queer/trans digital moment.

AMPD professor donates documentary collection to Canadian Lesbian & Gay Archives

The Canadian Lesbian & Gay Archives (CLGA), the holder of the world’s largest independent LGBTQ+ archives, will be celebrating the launch on April 23 of the Nancy Nicol Collection. Over many years Nicol, a documentary filmmaker and professor in the Department of Visual Art & Art History, has interviewed activists, community leaders and human rights …