Palm Center Events

June 30, 2005
Aaron Belkin, CSSMM director visited the Pritzker Library in Chicago for a debate on "don't ask, don't tell" on June 30.
May 11, 2005
Aaron Belkin presented CSSMM research on gays in the military at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.
March 23, 2005
Aaron Belkin returned to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point to give a public lecture on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and to meet with faculty and students.
March 1, 2005
Geoffrey Bateman, assistant director of the CSSMM, spoke to law students at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, about "don't ask, don't tell" and debated the polic
February 2, 2005
Representative Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) cited CSSMM research during her testimony on the floor of the House of Representatives.
November 12, 2004
"Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Don't Celebrate: The Ten Year Anniversary of Federally Sanctioned Discrimination against LGBT People," Creating Change Conference, National Gay and Lesbia
November 10, 2004
Professor Cynthia Enloe of Clark University visited UCSB to deliver a lecture titled, "Launching Wars, Counting Votes and Investigating Masculinities: Feminist Post-Election Insights." Dr.
February 9, 2004
The Center held a research seminar at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., to release its latest study, “Multinational Military Units and Homosexual Personnel,” co-authored by Geoffrey Bateman
November 17, 2003
The Center organized a briefing for 61 offices in Congress on gays in the military, focusing on the Center’s research on foreign militaries that have lifted their bans.

November 9, 2003
Geoffrey Bateman, CSSMM assistant director, and Sharra Greer, Legal Director of the Servicemembers Legal Defense Network, presented a panel on “The Impact of War on GLBTQ People” at this year’s Nation
October 10, 2003
Throughout the fall and winter, Center director Aaron Belkin delivered presentations on gays in the military at Harvard Law School (October 10), Washington University Law School (October 12), Fordham
September 20, 2003
Center assistant director, Geoffrey Bateman, spoke on a panel at the Rocky Mountain Interdisciplinary History Conference. He served as the commentator for a panel on “Masculinity and Identity in U.S.
September 12, 2003
Center senior research fellow, Nathaniel Frank, and senior research associate, Alastair Gamble, appeared on a panel that Frank had organized at the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association’s a
June 12, 2003
Center Assistant Director, Geoffrey Bateman, appeared at a book-signing event at the Tattered Cover Bookstore in Denver, Colorado.
December 16, 2002
Servicemembers Legal Defense Network’s Jeff Cleghorn and CSSMM’s Aaron Belkin visited the Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, to discuss the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy in front of an audie
November 10, 2002
Servicemembers Legal Defense Network’s Sharra Greer and CSSMM’s Geoffrey Bateman presented a workshop at the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s Creating Change Conference in Portland, Oregon.
September 13, 2002
Nathaniel Frank, Senior Research Fellow at the Center for the Study of Sexual Minorities in the Military, University of California, Santa Barbara, facilitated a panel of distinguished scholars and jou
May 23, 2002
On May 23, Professor Christopher Dandeker, Chair of the Department of War Studies at Queens College, London visited UCSB to discuss minority diversity in the British Armed Forces.
May 10, 2002
CSSMM board member and Cornell University Professor Mary Katzenstein and Aaron Belkin co-organized a conference on race, gender, and sexuality in the armed forces.
November 13, 2001
Twenty-three television and radio broadcasts as well as the Associated Press and numerous newspapers covered the November 13 release of a new study of the San Diego Police Department's integration