By Kathy Littles, PhD October 18, 2017
The Transformative Inquiry Department (TID) is happy to announce the 2017-2018 Diversity Book selection.
Since 2015, the student led TID Diversity Book Committee have chosen a book for all TID faculty and staff to read during the fall semester that adds to our understanding of diversity and inclusion.
This year, the Diversity Book Committee led by Ashley Campbell, Brian Davis, Kesley Myers, Jen Peer, Sebastian Stout and faculty mentor Professor Leslie Combs, have chosen Transgender History by Susan Stryker. The committee will present a workshop/talk at the spring 2018 Intensive that will include a book discussion and guest speakers. This year we are excited to announce that among the guest speakers we will have the author of the book, Susan Stryker (more details to come).
The Transformative Inquiry Department is proud to add this distinguished book to our previous student book selections from prior years which include: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates, Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do by Claude E. Steele and Deaf Culture: Exploring Deaf Communities in the United States by Irene W. Leigh, Andrews and Harris.
Thank you Diversity Book Committee for this outstanding selection. We hope that the wider CIIS community will join us with this fall reading!
PLEASE NOTE: The revised edition of Transgender History: The Roots of Today's Revolution will be released November 7, 2017.
To find copies available in the CIIS library visit: https://library.ciis.edu.
Check out libraries that carry the book at www.worldcat.org.
Find and support your local bookstore: https://www.indiebound.org.
Check out this event in The Bay Area Reporter: https://www.ebar.com/news/article.php?sec=news&article=73277