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MiniCon 2020 Schedule

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Day One (Friday, October 9th)

Session One (6:00 pm – 7:00 pm)

Mindful Self-Compassion for Transgender or Gender Expansive Teens 

Melissa Clepper-Faith | Academic | 10 Minutes

The Burden Never Laid: A Modified Scoping Literature Review Examining the Relationship Between Black Gay Men and the Black Church

Tirrezz Hudson | Academic | 10 Minutes

Session Two (7:00 pm – 7:30 pm)

Keynote – Wayne Loves Baby: Queering Intimacy in Hip-Hop Culture

Antonia Randolph | Academic | 20 Minutes

Day Two (Tuesday, October 13th)

Session One (6:00 pm – 7:00 pm)

Lesbian Connections: Critical Social Network Mapping and Queer Archival Methods

Katelyn Campbell | Academic | 10 Minutes

Dear Mom: A Quick Look into Cryptids, Growing Up, and Gender

Kaidyn Radford | Lived Experience and Creative | 10 Minutes


Sergio Jimenez | Creative | 5 Minutes

Transnational Approaches to Transgender Studies

Rachel Warner | Academic | 10 Minutes

Just Mates? The Reality of Pirate Relations in the ‘Golden Age’

Nikalus Ward | Academic | 10 Minutes

Session Two (7:00 pm – 8:00 pm)

Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer, People of Color in Mental Health Services and Substances Abuse Services: A Systematic Review 

Hayden Dawes | Academic | 10 Minutes

Flipping the Script: Situating the Pink Triangle in Gay History 

Dani Puccio | Academic | 10 Minutes

Best Friends Forever: Young Girls’ Media and a Sapphic Sensibility 

A Cook | Lived Experience | 10 Minutes

Personal Archives, Bad Feelings, and Queer Futurity

Hugo Ljungbäck | Lived Experience and Creative | 10 Minutes

Session Three (8:00 pm – 9:00 pm)

Disentangling the Differential Impacts of Stress on Risk-taking Behavior in Sexual and Gender Minority Youth 

Curtis Smith | Academic | 5 Minutes

Queering Punk: Queercore 101 

Ashton Thorne | Academic | 10 Minutes

Space Husbands: What I’ve Learned from Kirk/Spock Fanfic

April Callis | Academic | 10 Minutes

The Heteronormative Matrix

Elliot Kimball | Academic | 10 Minutes

Remembrance of Randall Kenan

Jacob Lau | Special Session | 5 Minutes