It is our great pleasure to announce the programme of the upcoming Third International Queer Death Studies Workshop: Death Matters: Death and Dying in a Queer Context that takes place on 30th and 31st May 2018 at Linköping University. The workshop starts at 10:15 on 30th May and finishes at 16:00 on 31st May.
In order to register, please send an email to: tara.mehrabi [at] liu.se.
Registration DEADLINE: 23rd May 2018.
30th May (Wednesday)
10:15 – 11:00 Introduction
11:00 – 12:30 Session I:
Margrit Shildrick, Temporalities and Onto-epistemologies of Death and Dying
Natashe Lemos Dekker, Valuing Life: Normative and Moral Frames at the End of Life with Dementia
12:30 – 13:45 Lunch (on a self-paid basis)
13:45 – 15:55 Session II
Andria Nyberg Forshage & Eliot Eklöw, Lilies of Sterile Pleasure. On Indolence, Deathliness, Deproduction, and Double Affirmation
ida Hillerup Hansen, ‘Falling Apart’: Prisms of Living with Loss
Magdalena Górska, Suffocations
15:55 – 16:10 Break (fika)
16:10 – 18:10 Session III
Órla O’Donovan, Death, Dying and the ‘Commons’
Anne Bettina Pedersen, (Un)Making Sylvia Likens: Towards a Theory of Femicide Narratives
Saad Khan, Dying Inside Black Mirror’s Posthumanist World
18:10 – 18:30 Discussion
19:30 – … Dinner downtown (on a self-paid basis)
31st May (Thursday)
10:15 – 11:45 Session IV
Agnieszka Kotwasińska, Self/Haunted: Death and Mourning in Recent Horror Cinema
Line Henriksen & Tara Mehrabi, Hosts, Ghosts and Flies: Thinking Life, Death and Ethics through HBO’s West World
11:45 – 13:15 Lunch (on a a self-paid basis)
13:15 – 14:45 Session V
Alexandra Løvås Kristinnsdottir, Death Positivity and Its Potentials
Kristin Gupta, Death (Feminist) Futures
14:45 – 15:00 Break (fika)
15:00 – 16:00 Final discussion
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