Queer Directions Symposium
Queer Directions is an annual symposium addressing the most pressing issues in queer and sexuality studies and related communities that is free to the public. It has an additional experimental classroom component available to graduate students by application.
This year’s theme is Trans/Formations and event details can be found here.
Riley Snorton – Professor of English Language and Literature, University of Chicago
Aren Aizura – Assistant Professor, Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota
Morgan M. Page – Writer and Artist, Creator/Host of One from the Vaults Podcast and Founder of TWAT Fest (Trans Women Arts Toronto)
Alok Vaid-Menon– Artist, Writer, and Activist, Co-founder of Darkmatter Spoken Word Duo
Gayatri Gopinath – Associate Professor, New York University
Xavier Livermon – Assistant Professor, University of Texas
Jafari Allen – Associate Professor, University of Miami
Helen Hok-Sze Leung – Professor, Simon Fraser University
2017: Queer Inhumanisms
Dana Luciano – Associate Professor in Women’s and Gender Studies Program, Georgetown University
Tavia Nyong’o – Professor in African-American, American Studies & Theatre Studies, Yale University
Mel Y. Chen – Associate Professor in Gender & Women’s Studies and the Director of the Centre for the Study of Sexual Culture, University of California, Berkeley
Eunjung Kim – Assistant Professor in Women’s and Gender Studies, Syracuse University
Panel videos coming soon!