Resume

Previous Appearances for Connor Synuates

Downloadable PDF of resume or curriculum vitae upon request. References also available upon request. 

Workshops, Presentations, and Speaking Appearances

November 2015 – Transcending Boundaries

  • That’s What Ze Said: Let’s Talk About Pronouns
  • Creating Safe Spaces: How to be an Ally to LGBTQ+ Communities

October 2015 – Fantasia Fair

  • That’s What Ze Said: Let’s Talk About Pronouns
  • TransFormation: Onomastics and the Construction of Identity

June 2015 – Philadelphia Trans* Health Conference

  • TransCulture: The Anthropology of Gender

January 2015 – First Event

  • Agender to Ze: Exploring Trans* Terminology
  • That’s What Ze Said: Let’s Talk About Pronouns
  • Creating Safe Spaces: Being an Ally to LGBTQ+ Communities
  • Queeries: An Open Discussion About the Word “Queer”
  • Friday Evening Shabbat Services – Co-Leader with Kailin

November 2014 – Northshore Community College – Transgender Day of Remembrance Candlelight Vigil

  • Speaker

October 2014 – Fantasia Fair

  • That’s What Ze Said: Let’s Talk About Pronouns
  • Agender to Ze: Exploring Trans* Terminology

October 2014 – College of the Atlantic – Real Talk, Real Sex Ed

  • Sex-Ed for Grownups: Talking About our Erotic Lives

April 2014 – Transcending Boundaries

  • TransFormation: Onomastics and the Construction of Identity

January 2014 – First Event

  • Agender to Ze: Exploring Trans* Terminology

Publications, Displays, and Showings

June 2014 – Atlantic Works Gallery: ENGENDERED

  • “Ask Me My Pronouns” poetic work displayed at ENGENDERED art show by Samantha Marder

December 2010 – Pending Publication

  • “Intersexual Power: Who holds it, should they have it, and are they wielding it properly?” written for Anthropology of the body course at Brandeis University is pending possible publication in Tiresias.

Event Coordination and Organization

December, 2014-Present – Co-Coordinator of Gendersoup

  • Gendersoup is a discussion group for trans*, gender-non-conforming, and gender-questioning folks in the greater Boston area and hosts bi-weekly themed meetings.

2013-2014 – First Event 2014/Tiffany Club of New England

  • Youth and Family Track Coordinator for First Event 2014

2011-2012 – Triskelion at Brandeis University

  • Events Coordinator

2010-2011 – Queer Resource Center at Brandeis University

  • Peer Counselor and Staffer
  • Educational Outreach Team Member and Dorm Wrap Presenter
  • Library Coordinator

Academic

August, 2012 – Graduated Cum Laude from Brandeis University

  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology
  • Minor in Theatre Arts
  • Minor in Sexuality and Queer Studies
  • Unofficial Concentrations: Sound Design and Linguistics
  • GPA: 3.62

June-August 2012 – Justice Brandeis Semester at Brandeis University

  • Student Ethnographer for Anthropological experiential learning semester
  • Create, organize, and orchestrate a month-long ethnographic research study on language and gender culminating in an informational zine entitled “(Trans)Formation: Onomastics, Humor, and the Construction of Identity among Boston’s Transwomen”

April 2012 – Sex and Sexuality Symposium at Brandeis University

  • Presentation of research project entitled “TransGrammar: An Exploration of the Limitations of Gender and Speech” that explored via small survey how Americans gender people using speech, wording, inflection, vocal tone, and other semiotic and linguistic markers.