Researching intimacy, sexuality & space: Full program

Posted on | February 15, 2012 | 3 Comments

A free one day workshop in conjunction with Mardi Gras/Queer Thinking

Friday 24 February, University of Sydney

Location: Main Quadrangle, behind the Jacaranda tree: S224, S225 and S204

*To register for Researching Intimacy, Sexuality & Space on the 24th please email: sexualityspace@gmail.com. Please let us know of any access requirements in this email.*

PROGRAM

9.15am S224 Welcome and introductions

9.30am S224 Keynote: Annamarie Jagose, ‘Behaviorism’s Queer Trace: Sexuality and Orgasmic Reconditioning’

10.45 Break

11.00 S224 Plenary: Queer Style: Film, Poetry, Soap Opera

Speakers:
Dr Lee Wallace
Dr Kate Lilley
Dr Melissa Hardie

12.30 Lunch break (BYO)

1.30 – 3.00. Parallel Sessions

1. Transnational Queer S224

Queer thinking and thinking queer in Latin America
F. Serrano-Amaya, M.A. Viteri, & S. Vidal-Ortiz

The diary of an activist abroad: queer transnational flows and activist kinships
Daniel Marshall

Sex, tourism and desire: the emotional labour of gay hospitality
K. Markwell & Gordon Waitt

2. Liminal texts/spaces/events S225

James Franco’s ‘thing’
Adrian Jones

We will eat you, after we eat your children: queer futurity and narrative
Anna Westbrook

Queer Olfactories: Smelling Feeling, Disorientation, Peculiar Pillows
Kurt Bugden

3.00 Break

3.15: S224 Postgraduate panel: Queer methods

Kerryn Drysdale, Jess Kean, Kate O’Halloran + more TBC
Chair: Melissa Gregg (postgrads interested in joining can contact MG)

4.30 Break

5.00: S204 Sydney Ideas Panel: Why Gender Matters

Professor Sara Ahmed, Gilbert Caluya, Jennifer Germon, Annalise Pippard
Chair: Elspeth Probyn

Full details: http://sydney.edu.au/sydney_ideas/lectures/2012/why_gender_matters.shtml

6.30 Close – Cash bar on campus

Queer Thinking – Saturday 25 February – Seymour Centre

Featuring Professor Sara Ahmed, ‘Willful Queers: A queer history of the will’ – 7pm

Queer Thinking consists of a number of events on the 25th from 12pm – 8pm
For the full program see: http://www.mardigras.org.au/queerthinking/index.cfm

Bookings are advised.

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3 Responses to “Researching intimacy, sexuality & space: Full program”

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