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Queertopia! May 25-27, 2012


Posted on May 17th, 2012 by Farrin in Youth Blog. No Comments

Queertopia sounds amazing.  If you haven’t already heard, Northwestern University’s Queer Pride Grad Student Association proudly presents the 5th annual Queertopia May 25-27th, 2012!  All talks and panels will be held at Northwestern University School of Law, 350 E Chicago Ave, Chicago IL.

Event registration is $22 and includes opening and closing receptions, 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, a queer ice cream break, coffee/tea breaks, snacks, and a conference give-away! Register here and mark your calendars for the exciting queer events scheduled for this year:

Andrea J. Ritchie, Streetwise and Safe
Queer (In)justice: Policing Sex, Policing Gender
Saturday, 5/26, 10 am (opening keynote)

Owen Daniel-McCarter, Transformative Justice Law Project
Transformative Responses to the Criminalization of Transgender Women:
Experiences, Tools for Resilience, and Legal Strategies
Saturday, 5/26, 1:40 pm (roundtable)

Theodore W. Jennings, Chicago Theological Seminary
Fucking (with[out]) the Law: Gayle Rubin, Jacques Derrida and Saint Paul walk into a bar/bath-house/brothel…
Sunday, 5/27, 5 pm (closing keynote)

5/26-5/27 Panels:

Homo-nation: Reproducing and Resisting Nation as Law
Tactics v. Strategy: Performing and Disrupting Ideological Bounds
The Prison-house of Perversion
Silence, (In)visibility, Ethics
Morphology as Transgression
Transformative Responses to the Criminalization of Transgender Women:
Experiences, Tools for Resilience, and Legal Strategies: Roundtable
Sexual Violence in Queer Communities: Roundtable
Fucking Narrative as Law: The Agony and Ecstasy of Queer Transgressions
The Prison-house of Biopower: Regulation and #@$&!ion
Film screening with panel talk-back: Catherine Pancake’s Kayuga:
Queering Reproduction & A Cinematic Examination of
Utopian/Dystopian Themes in the Fertile Queer Body
Chicago’s SexFest & Symposium 2013: Roundtable

*with QUEERGASM, an interdisciplinary performance art event!

Saturday, May 26 from 8pm — 11pm
1136 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL 60642

 

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