Past Events

Trans and Gender-Nonconforming Lives Roundtable Discussion: March 26th, 2021, 11am-1pm (GMT+8)

Join us for a roundtable to discuss important issues pertaining to the lives and experiences of trans and gender-nonconforming people.

Moderator: Michelle Ho (she/her), Assistant Professor and Steering Committee Member of Gender and Sexuality Research Cluster (GSRC) 

Opening and Welcome: Audrey Yue (she/her), Head of Department and Professor, Communications and New Media


Jolene Tan (she/her), an NUS student and member of TransNUS, a peer support and representation group for trans students in NUS

Ashlee Tan (she/her), a trans student at Millennia Institute

Quen Wong (she/her), a freelance filmmaker and volunteer at Transbefrienders, a peer support service for trans youths in Singapore

Seth (he/him), researcher and volunteer at Transbefrienders, a peer support service for trans youths in Singapore

Shu Min Yuen (she/her), NUS Faculty of Japanese Studies

Stella Tan (she/her), NUS Associate Provost of Student Conduct

As we would like to ensure this is a safe space, the event will not be recorded. Attendees are also requested not to record any part of the event.

This is a joint event organized by the Gender and Sexuality Research Cluster and Department of Communications and New Media.

The Shades of Love film screening + director’s Q&A: March 24th, 2021, 6-7:30pm (GMT+8)

The Shades of Love Official Trailer – FreedomFilmFest 2020 from Freedom Film Network on Vimeo.

Generation Vertigo: Intimate Geopolitics, Youth, and the Future of Territory in Ladakh, India by Professor Sara Smith: March 5th, 2021, 7-9pm (GMT+8)

Seminar on Gender-based Violence and Young Women’s Activism in South Korea by Professor Kyungja Jung: February 17th, 2021, 3pm (GMT+8)

Workshop on Gender and the Covid-19 Pandemic: November 20th, 2020, 2pm (GMT+8)

The FASS Gender and Sexuality Research Cluster (GSRC) hosted a workshop on Gender and the Covid-19 Pandemic, featuring a panel of international scholars discussing multidisciplinary perspectives of the intersection of gender and the global Covid-19 pandemic.

For a full list of abstracts, see:

GSRC Virtual Launch: September 18th, 2020, 3pm (GMT+8)

The newly developed FASS Gender and Sexuality Research Cluster (GSRC) hosted a Welcome Launch on Friday September 18th 2020, 3-5pm.

This was an online event where participants met the steering committee, found out more about the GSRC and our activities, made connections with other members, and shared their ideas and aspirations for the Research Cluster.