This year’s Queertopia graduate student conference takes place at Northwestern April 12-14, 2013. The keynote speaker will be yours truly, Patricia Marino. For graduate students who would like to submit a paper, the submission deadline has been extended to Feb 15. More details here.
We have two exciting sessions coming up at the Pacific APA in March. The first, on March 28, is a set of four papers on pornography, and the second, on March 29, is a collection of papers submitted in response to our open call last summer.
Details are below. I hope to see everyone there!
Thursday March 28, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Topic: Thinking about Pornography
Talia Bettcher (California State University, Los Angeles)
“‘Chicks With Dicks’: A Plea for Persons”
Mireille Miller-Young (University of California, Santa Barbara)
“Make Your Booty Clap: Ho Theory and Corporeal Craftwork in Black Pornographies”
Kory Schaff (Occidental College)
“Pornography and Paternalism”
Raja Halwani (School of the Art Institute of Chicago)
“Pornography and Polysemicity”
Friday Evening, March 29, 7:00-10:00 p.m.
Mark Migotti (University of Calgary)
Nicole Wyatt (University of Calgary)
“On the Very Idea of Having Sex”
Tracy de Boer (University of Victoria)
“Sex, Rights, and Patriarchy: A Case for the Right to Sex and a Feminist Assessment”
Rachel McKinnon (University of Waterloo)
“Stereotype Threat for Trans Women”