Marzio Barbagli, Anna Lorenzetti
Laurella Arietti, Alessandra Cordiano
On 23 September 2014 the Academic Senate of the University of Verona approved the adoption of the double academic ID for trans* students. On this occasion, on 2 October 2014 a double book presentation on the topics of trans* identity and practices of transvestitism will take place at the University of Verona.
h 10.30: Storia di Caterina che per otto anni vestì abiti da uomo (Prof. Marzio Barbagli). The story of Caterina Vizzani, who passed as a man during eight years so as to live out her (then illicit) desires for women, is discussed by the author with Prof. Gian Paolo Romagnani (history and anthropology) and Prof. Paola Di Nicola (sociology).
Location: meeting room department TeSIS, Palazzo di lingue e lettere (III floor), via San Francesco 22, Verona.
h. 17.30: Diritti in transito. La condizione giuridica delle persone transessuali (Prof. Anna Lorenzetti). From a juridical perspective, the book discusses the implications of transitioning in terms of health, family and work conditions. The author explores these questions in dialogue with Prof. Alessandra Cordiano (private law) and with Laurella Arietti (trans activist, Verona).
Location: room 2.2, Palazzo di lingue e lettere (II floor), via San Francesco 22, Verona.
The event is jointly organized by: the department TeSIS (time, space, imagine, society), the inter-university doctoral school in historical, geographical and anthropological studies (Verona, Padua, Venice), the doctoral school in sociology and social research, the research center PoliTeSse (politics and theories of sexuality), the university committee for equal opportunities, SAT Verona (trans help desk), and Milk – LGBT community center.
10.30: meeting room department TeSIS, Palazzo di Lingue e Lettere (III floor), via San Francesco 22, Verona
17.30: room 2.2, Palazzo di Lingue e Lettere (II floor), via San Francesco 22, Verona.