[csaa-forum] Sydney Queer Thinking program, Feb 24/5

Melissa Gregg melissa.gregg at sydney.edu.au
Fri Feb 10 12:52:37 CST 2012

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Researching Intimacy, Sexuality & Space: 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


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

Dr Kate Lilley
Dr Melissa Hardie
Dr Lee Wallace

12.30 Lunch break (BYO)

1.30 – 3.00.  Parallel Sessions

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

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, heady feelings, and a surprising whiff of intimacy
Kurt Bugden

3.00 Break

3.15:  S224  Postgraduate panel:  Queer methods

Kerryn Drysdale, Jess Kean, Kate O’Halloran, Gretchen Riordan + more TBC
Chair: Melissa Gregg

4.30 Break

5.00:  S204 Sydney Ideas Panel:  Why Gender Matters

Professor Sara Ahmed, Gilbert Caluya, Jennifer Germon, Annalise Pippard, Kane Race
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

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

MELISSA GREGG | Senior Lecturer
Gender and Cultural Studies | Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

J406, Quadrangle A14 | The University of Sydney | NSW | 2006
T +61 2 9351 3657 | F +61 2 9351 3918 | M +61 408 599 359
E melissa.gregg at sydney.edu.au | W http://sydney.edu.au
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