In this new series of lectures, we will touch upon how various professors from different fields try to incorporate LGBTQ+ topics in their classes. In this small crash course, you will learn about relevant and interesting LGBTQ+ topics that might lie outside of your regular curriculum. For this month, we will focus on the fields of Linguistics and Politics.
In the first part of our lecture, professor Eduardo Vieira will talk about the role of LGBTQ+ topics in his own field of study, which includes linguistic policy study and sociolinguistics in Latin-America. He will show this by using a case study of a specific group of marginalized transgender people in Brazil. The second part of our lecture will be provided by professor Martijn Mos, whose focus is on LGBTQ+ rights in International Relations, specifically focused on the European Union. For this lecture, he will talk about the disadvantaged position of many LGBTQ+ individuals and Central and Eastern Europe.