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Event Information

Date & Time
November 17, 2015 - 7:00pm
Location
Kissick Auditorium
641 Campus Drive Arrillaga Family Sports Center
94305 Stanford , CA
California US

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Fearless: Portraits of LGBT Student Athletes

Description

Please join the Clayman Institute as we welcome Jeff Sheng to discuss his new book, Fearless:  Portraits of LGBT Student Athletes. Jeff will talk about how he decided to do the Fearless Project, an exhibition and photography series of over 200 LGBT student athletes, which he drew from to publish the book. He will also discuss the power of this type of photography in promoting social change.

This event is co-sponsored by the Stanford Athletic Department, Stanford OpenXChange, the Program in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, the Stanford Men & Masculinities Project, and Stanford Pride.

For more information on Jeff Sheng and the Fearless Project and book, check out his website.

A short reception and book signing will follow the event.

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Speakers

  • Jeff Sheng
    • Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellow in Sociology, Stanford
    • American Photographic Artist
    Jeff Sheng is an American artist whose photographic work over the last decade has focused on the 21st century LGBT rights movement. His photographs on this topic have been featured in the New York Times Magazine, Time Magazine, Newsweek, the Advocate, and The New Yorker, among others. Sheng first attained recognition for his photographic series Fearless, a project about ‘out’ lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender...