Event examines being out in academia


The Program in Women's Studies and LBGT (Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay and Transgendered) Issues Group will present "Out in Academia," a panel discussion on classroom, job market and tenure issues facing those who are openly gay in the academic world, on Tuesday, April 6 at 8pm in Rm 14E-304.

Panelists at the event will be Assistant Professors Brenda Cotto-Escalera and Thomas DeFrantz of the music and theater arts section; and Anne Fleche and Joni Seager, visiting scholars in the Program in Women's Studies.

The event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow. For more information, e-mail asta@mit.edu.

A version of this
article appeared in the
March 31, 1999

issue of MIT Tech Talk (Volume
43, Number
24).


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