Speaking Engagements

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Speaking Engagements

Upcoming Talks:

Covid may have put a damper on in person talks, but I will being the following talks virtually

The Origins of Latina/o Sociology: Reflections on the Founding of the ASA Section on Latina/o Sociology. The ASA Section of Latino/a Sociology 30th Year Anniversary Celebration, July 14, 2021 at 2pm EDT

Past Talks

Marriage Equality didn’t Fix Everything: LGBTQ Parenting Post Obergefell v. Hodges. Mississippi State University, March 25th, 2021

Stepping into Queer Parenting: Race Recognition and Color Consciousness. Wake Forest University, March 24, 2021

Marriage Equality Didn’t Fix Everything: LGBTQ Parenting post Obergefell v. Hodges. University of Georgia, February 29th, 2020.

Queer of Color Critique. New College of Florida, November 9th, 2018

It’s in Your Blood: Afro-Latinidad and Black Identity in LBQ Families- Northwestern, May 18, 2018 for a symposium on Afro-Latinidades:

“Soy Lesbiana y Mi Pareja es Morena”: How Sexually Nonconforming Latinas Navigate Interracial/Interethnic Relationships. Emory University- The James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference, October 2015, Atlanta, Georgia.

Lesbian, Bisexual and Queer Latinas Doing Family and Negotiating Acceptance. Invited Panelist, Indiana University-Latino Studies Program, September 2015, Bloomington, Indiana.

New Directions in Latin@ Sexualities Research. Rutgers University, April 2014, New Brunswick, NJ

Stepping into Queer Parenting, University of West Georgia, April 2014, Carrollton, GA

Lesbian, Bisexual and Queer Latinas Doing Family and Negotiating Acceptance. Council on Contemporary Families, April 2011. Chicago, IL.

If you are interested in having me come to speak to at your university or organization, email me at kacosta@gsu.edu, and I will be in touch with you shortly.

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