[Hum_Calendar_Events] Queer Studies Conference 2010
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UCLA QUEER STUDIES CONFERENCE 2010
Friday and Saturday, October 8-9, 2010 Royce Hall
University of California - Los Angeles
This year's UCLA QUEER Studies Conference will feature
The Williams Institute
The conference welcomes talks or pre-planned panels dealing with any of the following diverse topics/questions/concerns:
* Queering trans-nationalism; queer & trans-nationalism
* Queer Globalization: On cultural and/or economic exchanges
* Queer politics and theories of migrations
* Queer translations: How "to do queer studies" in non-US contexts
* Between Sex and Gender: On the politics and poetics of trans/inter sexuality
* Does queer have a race; is race queer?
* The future of queer activism
* The ethical impetus of queer criticism
· Queer embodiment: Performance, Affect, Style
Proposals for individual papers should take the form of abstracts of not more than 300 words; panel proposals of less than 500 words and should include a list of both participants and paper abstracts.
Since one of the goals of the conference is to encourage the exchange of ideas across academic generations, we invite presentations by graduate students, undergraduate students, and faculty scholars. Submissions from undergraduates should be accompanied by a brief letter from a faculty member highlighting the strengths of both the student and the student's proposal.
Deadline for Proposals: June 25th 2010
Send abstracts and CVs to lgbts at humnet.ucla.edu <mailto:lgbts at humnet.ucla.edu>
Contact: Catharine McGraw (310) 206-1145 or lgbts at humnet.ucla.edu
No conference registration required.
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