Speaking Engagements

Steve Schacht has given over 50 professional and invited university presentations over the past ten years. Listed below is a sampling of some recent presentations he has given. Dependent on gathering needs, he is presently prepared to give one of three different general presentations based on the articles found on this homepage: 1) Teaching About Being an Oppressor; 2) Why Men Should be Feminists; and 3) Gay Drag Queens and Lesbian Drag Kings.

Sampling of Presentations Given

2001 "Teaching About Being an Oppressor." Invited guest speaker at Saint Michael's College. Burlington, VT. November 2nd.

2001 "The Continued Personal and Professional Perils of Doing Sex Research: Things Have to Change An Awful Lot to Stay the Same." Invited paper presented in the President's special session honoring Laud Humphrey's at the annual meetings of the Society for the Study of Social Problems. Anaheim, CA.

2001 "Lesbian Drag Kings and the Feminine Embodiment of the Masculine." Paper presented in the "Gay and Lesbian Studies" session at the annual meetings of the American Sociological Association. Anaheim, CA.

2001 "Beyond the Boundaries of the Classroom: Teaching About Gender and Sexuality at a Drag Show." Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Women's Studies Association Conference. Minneapolis., MN.

2001 "Teaching About Being An Oppressor: Some Personal and Political Considerations." Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Women's Studies Association Conference. Minneapolis, MN.

2000 "Why Men Should be Feminists." Invited guest speaker for the Radford University Scholarly Lecture Series. Sponsored by the Center for Gender Studies and the Department of Psychology. Radford, VA. October 26th.

2000 "Four Renditions of Doing Female Drag: Feminine Appearing Conceptual Variations of a Masculine Theme." Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Sociological Association. Washington, DC.

1999 "Gay and Straight Identity Politics: Reconstructing Gender Relations." Invited Guest Speaker for Gay Pride Week at Marshall University. Huntington, WV. March 26th.


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