Welcome

We are pleased to announce this year’s conference. To attend, please register here: https://goo.gl/forms/XgchdEEnXLp8Lr5z1

 

Bodies of Power / Theory in the Flesh

Graduate Student Conference
Women’s and Gender Studies
Rutgers University – New Brunswick
Archibald S. Alexander Library
169 College Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
5 October 2018

Invited Scholars:
Virginia Grise, Theater Artist
C. Riley Snorton, University of Chicago
Nicole R. Fleetwood, Rutgers University
Kyla Schuller, Rutgers University

Conference Schedule Overview:

08:30 – 09:00 … Registration / Coffee

09:00 – 09:15 … Welcoming Remarks

09:15 – 10:30 … Panels 1A & 1B
1A: Queer Intimacies, Queer Assemblages (Discussant: Katy Gray)
1B: Negotiating Relationality (Discussant: Dr. Max Hantel)

10:30 – 10:45 … Break / Coffee

10:45 – 11:30 … Keynote: Dr. C. Riley Snorton

11:30 – 12:45 … Lunch

12:45 – 14:00 … Panels 2A & 2B
2A: Temporality, Bodies, Space (Discussant: Dr. Nicole Fleetwood)
2B: Fleshy Methods, Fleshy Subjectivities (Discussant: Dr. Carolina Alonso Bejarano)

14:00 – 14:15 … Break / Coffee

14:15 – 15:00 … Keynote: Virginia Grise

15:00 – 15:15 … Break / Coffee

15:15 – 16:30 … Panels 3A & 3B
3A: Surveillance & Discipline of Bodies under Regimes of Medicine and Health (Discussant: Dr. Kyla Schuller)
3B: Decolonizing Flesh: Monstrosity, Sex, & The Sacred (Discussant: Jennifer Vilchez)

16:30 – 17:00 … Closing Panel & Remarks

Organized by the Rutgers WGS Graduate Conference Planning Committee & WGS Graduate Student Association.

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