We’ll use this page to collect syllabi relevant to our organizing.

Trans Health:

Week 1:  Joanne Meyerowitz, “A ‘Fierce and Demanding’ Drive,” 2004.

Week 2: Cheryl Chase, “Hermaphrodites with Attitude:  Mapping the Emergence of Intersex Political Activism,” 1998. AND Emily Greenhouse, “A New Era of Intersex Rights,” New Yorker, 2013.

Week 3: “Mutilating Gender” by Dean Spade, 2000. ANDObamacare Now Pays for Gender Reassignment Surgery,”

Week 4:  Nikki Sullivan, “Transmorgrification:  (Un)Becoming Other(s),” 2003.  AND video (32 mins) “Trans Healthcare Now!” Lawsuit Seeks to End Healthcare Discrimination for Transgender New Yorkers, Democracy Now!



Nuclear, Health and Capitalism:

Week 1:
Gabrielle Hecht, Being Nuclear NUCLEAR DESERT(ION)S” and “AGAINST URANIUM” (2012)

Week 2:
Andrea Smith,  Conquest: Sexual Vioence and American Indian Genocide (2002) Chapter 3, “Rape of the Land” (2005)

Week 3:

Mari Matsumoto, Nuclear Energy and Reproductive Labour – The Task of Feminism (2011) AND Adriana Petryna, Life Exposed: Biological Citizens after Chernobyl, Chapter 3 (2002)

Week 4:
Midnight Notes Collective, Strange Victories, Chapter 1&2
(p.6 – p.17) AND Brian Palmer, The Nuclear Industry’s Astroturf Movement in Communities of Color (2011)

Week 5:

Yabu Shiro, Radiation Exposure is Unequal (2012) AND video: Rankin & Dub Ainu Band “You Can’t See It, and You Can’t Smell It Either” (2011)


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