2019 Cohort


June 14-23, 2020 at Florida Atlantic University

The third annual Lavender Languages Institute at Florida Atlantic University offers 10 days of in-class class discussion, research opportunities and informal conversations exploring topics of current interest in language and sexuality studies, queer linguistics, and various lavender language themes.

The institute begins with a day-long orientation session on Sunday, June 14th. This session includes Institute faculty presentations exploring current debates in queer theory and queer linguistics.

Courses offered this summer include: Studying Language and Sexuality; Hate Speech/ Critical Discourse Analysis; Tranimicies: Language, Trans and Animal Studies; Language, Sexuality and Anti-Imperial Critique; Citizenship’s Queer Exclusions: Migration, Sexuality and the Legislation of Queer Language; Language and Ecologies of Desire (to be taught in Spanish with sufficient student interest); Quare Linguistics

Applications for Summer 2020 are Closed! 

Program Alumni

Sahin Acikgoz - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (2018)
Maximilliano Campana - independent scholar (2019)
Al Crowley - University of South Carolina (2018, 2019)
Ernesto Cuba - City University of New York, The Graduate Center (2018)
Melissa Curry - Rhode Island College (2018)
Jason D'Angelo - Georgetown University (2018, 2019)
Brooke English - Rice University (2018)
Mie Hiramoto - National University of Singapore (2019)
Laura Horst - California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo (2018, 2019)
Lex Konnelly - University of Toronto (2018, 2019)
Jade Levandofsky - American University (2018)
Aiden Loughlin - University of Victoria (2019)
Hazel Marshall - Ucniveristy of California, Santa Barbara (2018)
Damara Martin - Florida Atlantic University (2019)
Michelle Marzullo - California Institute of Integral Studies (2018)
Julissa Mansilla - Florida Atlantic University (2019)
Darrin Miller - University of North Texas (2018)
Victoria Portela-Rosado - University of Victoria (2019)
Joseph Radice - University of Florida (2019)
Kevin Rivera-Morales - University of Victoria (2019)
Leyla Savloff - University of Washington, Seattle (2018)
Patrick Sonnenberg - University of Tennessee, Knoxville (2018)
Simon Charles Thériault - University of Montreal (2019)
Corey Thorne - Memorial University of Newfoundland (2018)
Jordan Tudisco - University of California, Santa Barbara (2018)
Derek Vaughn - Florida Atlantic University (2018)
Carlos Vazquez - State University of New York, Stony Brook (2019)

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