CO-Chairs: Danya Lagos and Maggie Nanney

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The S4JT Committee on Advancing Trans, Non-Binary, and Intersex Scholarship is made up of a number of subcommittees tasked with different roles in advancing scholarship, their information can be found in the table below.

Syllabus and Teaching Committee
Maggie Nanney, Kimya N. Dennis, Carey Jean Sojka, Kate Everett, Kelsy Burke

  1. #TransJusticeSyllabus – update it as needed; publicize to sociologists, trans studies scholars, and the public.

  2. Produce additional materials that will encourage people to teach trans, non-binary, and intersex studies scholarship across the discipline. One specific suggestion was sample syllabi sections for different courses (i.e. a section someone could add to intro, social problems, etc., but also any and all other courses taught in sociology…perhaps start with courses based on section names?)

  3. Organize conference workshops on teaching trans, non-binary, and intersex studies (this can be panel presentations or “lab” style where folks give each other feedback).

Professional Organizations Liaison Committee
Danya Lagos, Sam Allen, Jessica Herling

  1. Develop new opportunities to present research in trans and intersex studies at ASA and other sociology conferences. For example, propose ASA sessions on the topic.

  2. Work with other subfields in sociology (e.g., ASA sections) to better include trans, non-binary, and intersex studies across the discipline (e.g., ASA sessions, including joint sessions with S4TJ).

  3. Expand the membership and the mission of S4TJ to include other national sociology organizations, including: Association of Black Sociologists, Sociologists for Women in Society, Society for the Study of Social Problems, Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, Association for the Sociology of Religion, Humanist Sociology, ASA section pre-conferences and international sociological organizations. Also all of the regional conferences and of the ASA sections.

Hostile Work Response Committee
Ali Greey, Heather McKee Hurwitz

    Address sociological (and adjacent) research (and reporting) that advances work that is hostile toward or exclusive of trans, non-binary, and/or intersex individuals
Writing Workshop Committee
Brandon Andrew Robinson

    Put together opportunities for scholars in trans, non-binary, and intersex studies to share writing (including articles, chapters, and grant proposals) and get feedback. This could occur at all relevant conferences as well as virtually.
Peer Reviewer and Grants Committee
Joss Greene, Helana Darwin

  1. Trans, non-binary, and intersex studies peer-reviewers – continue to recruit potential peer reviewers; allow mechanism for continuous sign-up; share list with journal editors; find a way to keep list accessible and updated for the long-term.

  2. Grants coordinators: Add to the list of grants for trans, non-binary, and intersex studies scholars and trans and intersex scholars; when needed, apply for grants to fund S4TJ projects.