Dean Spade: Trans Students and Women’s Colleges

Activist and law professor Dean Spade ’97 discusses why trans and gender nonconforming students belong at women’s colleges, emphasizing the importance of student activism in moving women’s colleges towards a gender justice framework. Recorded at Barnard SGA Townhall on April 9, 2014.

Dean Spade is the founder of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project, author of Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics and the Limits of the Law, and an associate professor at Seattle University School of Law. At the time of the talk, Dean was a fellow in the Engaging Tradition Project at Columbia Law School.

More from this event: