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  • CAS, McKinley Foundation hosting art exhibit, presentation about transgender older adults

    Photo of Gloria Allen standing in a full-length fur coat on a snowy street.

    The Center for Advanced Study and McKinley Foundation partnered to bring to campus the creators of “To Survive on This Shore: Photographs and Interviews with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Older Adults.” The project documents the experiences of transgender older adults. A selection of the photographs and interviews is on view at McKinley Foundation. Left, a photo of Gloria Allen, a transgender icon from Chicago.

    Photo by Jess T. Dugan

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  • Editor’s notes: More information about the “To Survive on This Shore” events is available online here and here. For information about the Center for Advanced Study, contact Masumi Iriye at iriye@illinois.edu.

    The Sept. 20 “To Survive on this Shore” presentation is hosted by the Center for Advanced Study and McKinley Foundation. It is co-sponsored by the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies and Uniting Pride of Champaign County.