Visiting International Speaker To Give Brownbag Talk on LGBTQ+ Research
- Date: Monday, September 26, 2022 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Building: Bata Library
Members of the Trent Community are invited to join us for a special, international Brown Bag Talk, September 26, 2022 at Noon in Bata 411.
Speaker: Dr. Daragh McDermott of Trent Nottingham University in the UK
AutOnoME: An Examination of how autistic gender minority youth (GMY) experience online spaces.
In this talk, Dr. McDermott will describe a recent qualitative study that examined autistic gender diverse young people’s online lives. Through an application of intersectionality theory (Crenshaw, 1991), data from 18 autistic gender minority youth were collected through photo elicitation methods and via semi-structured interviews. Findings from the study highlighted a complex and challenging landscape of online spaces. Importantly, online experiences were often used to connect with others they felt shared their identities or to improve their understanding of their gender or autistic identities. Online spaces also exposed participants to discrimination, harassment, and outright abuse, which they describe as harrowing and having an impact on their health and well-being. Implications, limitations and directions for further research will be explored.
Monday, September 26, 2022 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Bata Library Room 411
Speaker. Dr. Daragh McDermott from Trent Nottingham University in the UK.
Dr. Daragh McDermott is the Associate Dean for Psychology in the School of Social Sciences. He is a Professor of Social & LGBTQ psychology with expertise in prejudice, discrimination and LGBTQ+ wellbeing. He is a Chartered Psychologist, an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He is responsible for one of the largest psychology departments in the UK which has over 170 members of faculty, 3500 students and 100 graduate student researchers.
This event is being sponsored by the Psychology Department Colloquium Committee and the Graduate Psychology Program, but all from the Trent Community are welcome to attend. However, space is limited, so we ask that you RSVP using this link.
Dr. Karen Blair
Posted on September 19, 2022