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2nd Global Conference: Queer Sexualities (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)
full name / name of organization:
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
2nd Global Conference
Monday 11th February – Wednesday 13th February 2013
Call for Presentations:
Papers, reports, work-in-progress and workshops are invited on any aspect of Queer or LGBTQIA Studies, including issues related to the following themes:
1. Queer space, place, time and visibility: queer geographies, queer spaces, queer places, queer venues, queering institutions, queering language practices, occupation of space, heteronormative practice in space/place, queer globalization, queer futurity, queer temporalities
2. Queer being and identities: LGBTQIA identities, queer bodies, queer embodiment, queering age, queer intersectionality, queer race, queer class, queer disability, queer performativity, queer subjectivity, queer bioethics
3. Queer emotions and feelings: queer families, queer bonds/bonding/legacies, LGBTIQIA parenting, public vs. private feelings, affective economies
4. Queer theories and theoretical approaches: queer theory, gender studies, straight queer theory, sexuality studies, disability studies, queer postcolonial theory, queer ecocriticism, queer critical whiteness studies, queer race studies, queer multiculturalism, queering ethnicities, queer epistemologies, queer pedagogies, etc.
5. Queer Arts: queer art, queer architecture, queer media, queer film, queer TV, queerotica/queerporn, queer music, queer performances (not performativity), queer literature, queer speech/language/linguistics, queering museums/galleries/archives
6. Queer histories and social scientific studies: history, historiography, historical shapings of queer, queer shaping of history, queering history, queer sociological and anthropological studies, queering religion, etc.
7. Queer politics and crisis: Movements, activism, advocacy, politics, emancipation, pride, liberation, queer hate, oppressive queer societies and states, queer social reform, homonationalism, biopolitics, queer secularity, queering ethics, queertopias, politics of gender, representations and resistances of non-normative corporeality
The Steering Group particularly welcomes the submission of pre-formed panel proposals. Papers and presentations will also be considered on any related theme. 300 word abstracts or presentation proposals should be submitted by Friday 14th September 2012. If an abstract is accepted for the conference, a full draft paper, if appropriate, should be submitted by Friday 23rd November 2012.
What to Send:
a) author(s), b) affiliation, c) email address, d) title of abstract, e) body of abstract.
Please use plain text (Times Roman 12) and abstain from using footnotes and any special formatting, characters or emphasis (such as bold, italics or underline). We acknowledge receipt and answer to all paper proposals submitted. If you do not receive a reply from us in a week you should assume we did not receive your proposal; it might be lost in cyberspace! We suggest, then, to look for an alternative electronic route or resend.
The conference is part of the At the Interface programme of research projects. It aims to bring together people from different areas and interests to share ideas and explore various discussions which are innovative and exciting.
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Please note: Inter-Disciplinary.Net is a not-for-profit network and we are not in a position to be able to assist with conference travel or subsistence.