Seminar Schedule

Tentative 2019 QAA Seminar schedule:
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Day 1: Welcome to Queer Academics and Activism

Arrive at Brandeis and meet your faculty mentor and Seminar staff, get to know your peers at the BBQ and in your small mentor groups, and learn about the week's activities and the Seminar project.

Sample Schedule

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Arrival, registration and networking
4:00 p.m. - Welcome BBQ
5:00 p.m. - Seminar Welcome + Introduction
6:00 p.m. - Orientation with Faculty Mentor
7:30 p.m. - Opening Session 
9:00 p.m. - Ice Cream Social
10:00 p.m. - Room Checks
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Day 2: LGBTQIA+ Health

Sample Schedule


7:30 a.m. - Breakfast
9:00 a.m.  - Lecture: LGBTQ + Health: A Historical Overview
10:30 a.m.  - Break
11:00 a.m. - Debrief
12:00 p.m. - Lunch 
1:30 p.m. - Case Study #1
3:30 p.m. - Activity: The Fenway Institute at Fenway Health Sidney Borum
5:00 p.m. - Dinner
6:00 p.m. - Activism Workshop
8:00 p.m. - Optional: Social Activity/Free Time
10:00 p.m. - Room Checks 

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Day 3: LGBTQIA+ Economics
Sample Schedule
7:30 a.m. - Breakfast
9:00 a.m.  - Lecture: LGBTQ + Economic Issues: A Historical Overview
10:30 a.m.  - Break
11:00 a.m. - Debrief
12:00 p.m. - Lunch 
1:00 p.m. - Departure to Service Site
1:30 p.m. - Service Site
4:30 p.m. - Departure to Brandeis
5:00 p.m.  - Dinner Panel of LGBTQ + Business Owners/Entrepreneurs
6:30 p.m. - Case Study #2
8:30 p.m. - Activism Workshop
10:00 p.m. - Room Checks
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Day 4: LGBTQIA+ Art & Media
Sample Schedule
7:30 a.m. - Breakfast
9:00 a.m.  - Lecture: Arts and Media
10:30 a.m.  - Break
11:00 a.m. - Debrief
12:00 p.m. - Lunch 
1:00 p.m. - Case Study
2:30 p.m. - Activism Workshop Final Prep
3:00 p.m. - QAA Seminar Presentations
5:00 p.m.  - Dinner
7:00 p.m. - Activity/Workshop on Transformation
10:00 p.m.  - Room Checks
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Day 5: LGBTQIA+ Religion
Sample Schedule
7:30 a.m. - Breakfast
9:00 a.m. 
 - Lecture: LGBTQ + Religion: A Historical Overview
10:30 a.m.
  - Break
11:00 a.m. 
- Debrief
12:00 p.m.
 - Lunch 
1:00 p.m.
 - Case Study #4
2:30 p.m. 
- Activism/Workshop on Transformation 
6:00 p.m.
 - Get ready for Gala/Party
7:00 p.m. 
 - Celebratory Dinner and Gala
10:00 p.m. 
- Room Checks
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Day 6: Transformation: Your Journey Begins
Sample Schedule
7:30 a.m. 
- Get Ready and Breakfast
8:00 a.m.  - Final Surveys
9:00 a.m.  - Final Meetings with Faculty Mentors
9:30 a.m. - Commencement Address
11:00 a.m. Checkout and Departure