QUEER UTOPIAS an online symposium

 English     Apr 9 2021 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Zoom Meeting

an online symposium
Friday, April 9, 2021

“Queer Utopias” is a one-day celebration of the forms, modes, and styles of happy queer placemaking. In a historical present dominated by contestations over the future of political life, claims and counterclaims to hidden knowledge, and the inflammatory effects of paranoia, this symposium highlights those hopeful experiments of the past and present whose legacies of pleasure, ease, care, and joy might inspire future experimentation and maybe, by doing so, remake the world.

10 am Pacific
Panel: “Horizons of Queer Utopias”
Jayna Brown, Pratt Institute
Jill Richards, Yale University
Alexis Lothian, University of Maryland
Noon Pacific
Film Screening: ONCE A FURY

1:30 pm Pacific
Post-Screening Discussion with the Director
Jacqueline Rhodes, Michigan State University

2:30 pm Pacific
Roundtable: “Utopias Cruised: Thinking With — and Beyond — Muñoz”
Jules Gill-Peterson, University of Pittsburgh
Timothy Oleksiak, U. of Massachusetts, Boston
Seth E. Davis, Curry College
Sherryl Vint, U. of California, Riverside

Hosted by Rebekah Sheldon, Indiana University,
and Jonathan Alexander, U. of California, Irvine.
Sponsored by UCI School of Humanities;
UCI Department of Gender & Sexuality Studies; IU Department of English.

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Apr 9, 2021 10:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Queer Utopias
Register in advance for this webinar:

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