Moving Trans Histories Forward

University of Victoria 3800 Finnerty Road / in-person and online, Victoria, BC

At University of Victoria's Moving Trans Histories Forward Conference, Kael will be giving an online presentation titled, "'Somewhere in Between:' Using Multi-media Stories as Trans Pedagogy in Post-secondary Classrooms." Exact time of presentation TBA. 

Canadian Society for Studies in Education at Congress

York University 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario

At the annual conference of Canadian Society for Studies in Education, Kael will present a paper titled, "Re-imagining and Re-encountering the Stories of Our Past: Singing Queer and Trans Activism into the Present Through the Pedagogy of Song." This paper focuses on Kael's collaborative ethnographic songwriting method and their recent collaboration with Tara Goldstein on her archival research-informed theatre project, "The Love Booth and Other Plays." Exact date and time of presentation TBA. 

Canadian Society for Studies in Education at Congress

York University 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario

At the annual conference of Canadian Society for Studies in Education, Kael will co-present with Tara Goldstein and her team on Tara's recent archival research-informed theatre project, "The Love Booth and Other Plays." Exact date and time of presentation TBA. 

Canadian Society for Studies in Education at Congress

York University 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario

At the annual conference of Canadian Society for Studies in Education, Kael will be co-presenting a paper with Nadeen Abu Shaban and Andrea Emberly called, "Reimagining and Re-storying Forced Displacement: Collaborative Ethnographic Songwriting with Refugee Youth as Critical Pedagogy. Exact date and time of presentation TBA.

Bluewater District School Board – Rainbow Conference

Bluewater District School Board 351 1st Ave N, Chesley, ON

For this annual conference at BDSB, Kael will facilitate a 2-hour teacher training session on how to support 2SLGBTQ+ students in schools and giving a closing address.

University of Toronto

For Pride month, and to mark the 50th anniversary of the year that homosexuality was declassified and removed from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders (DSM, American Psychiatric Association), along with Tara Goldstein and her team, Kael will be part of two performances of "The Love Booth and Other Plays." This set of plays is an archival research-informed theatre project that Tara wrote about queer and trans activism in the USA in the 1970's and 80's. Kael will be performing two songs they composed for the play. Ticket information, location, and exact time TBA.

Fundraiser for Rainbow Railroad

University of Victoria 3800 Finnerty Road / in-person and online, Victoria, BC

Kael will give a performance in support of the Rainbow Railroad. Local band, Queer as Funk will also be performing.

Private House Concert – Bruce Peninsula

For Pride month, and to mark the 50th anniversary of the year that homosexuality was declassified and removed from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders (DSM, American Psychiatric Association), along with Tara Goldstein and her team, Kael will be part of two performances of "The Love Booth and Other Plays." This set of plays is an archival research-informed theatre project that Tara wrote about queer and trans activism in the USA in the 1970's and 80's. Kael will be performing two songs they composed for the play. Ticket information, location, and exact time TBA.