Undoing Empire, Or Trans Resistance

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Dispatches from the Lone Star State

Tuesday, October 24, 2023 

5:30 PM EST – In-Person Event

Location: White Gravenor 208, Georgetown University Main Campus

Presented by the Anthropology Department, Women’s and Gender Studies and Gender+ Justice Initiative.

Join us in welcoming Xitlalli Alvarez Almendariz  for a lecture entitled: Undoing Empire, or Trans Resistance Dispatches from the Lone Star State.

Xitlalli (he/they) is a PhD Candidate in Social Anthropology at Harvard, and Sr. Policy Researcher at the Transgender Education Network of  Texas. Xitlalli’s research interests are shaped  by their experience as an organizer, and a student of abolitionist presence and practice. His research focuses on colonialism/disaster, policing, and (trans)genders in Texas.

Reception to follow.