The field of Queer Death Studies The planned reader will gather a wide range of contributions to the field of Queer Death Studies (QDS). This is an emerging, transdisciplinary field of study which takes research on death, dying, and mourning in new directions, inspired by feminist, posthumanist, decolonial, anti-racist, queer, trans, body- and affect-theoretical scholarship, …
Welcome to the Posthumanities Hub Seminar on Queer Death Aesthetics with speakers: Karolina Żyniewicz (University of Warsaw) and Jacob B. Riis (Aarhus University)! Queer Death Studies (QDS) is an emerging transdisciplinary field that critically investigates and challenges conventional normativities, assumptions and expectations surrounding the issues of death, dying and mourning in the contemporary world. In …
I am delighted to say that the special issue of the journal Australian Feminist Studies focused on the topic of “Queer Death Studies” and co-edited by myself, Tara Mehrabi and Nina Lykke, has finally been published.
The issue contains contributions by QDS scholars: Patricia MacCormack, Marietta Radomska, Tara Mehrabi, Stine Willum Adrian, Margrit Shildrick, Hema’ny Molina Vargas, Camila Marambio and Nina Lykke.
The collection strives to advance queerfeminist methodologies and ontological, ethical and political understandings that critically and creatively attend to the problem of death, dying and mourning in the current environmental, cultural, and socio-political contexts.
In order to learn more, do check out the introduction “Queer Death Studies: Death, Dying and Mourning From a Queerfeminist Perspective”, co-authored by myself, Tara and Nina, available in OA here.
Welcome to the first Posthumanities Hub event in 2020 - the seminar with Prof. Patricia MacCormack (Anglia Ruskin University, UK) on A Joyful Apocalypse: Activism for the End of the Anthropocene. When: 30th January, 13:15 - 15:00 Where: the seminar room at the Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH Royal Institute of …
The First International Queer Death Studies Conference: “Death Matters, Queer(ing) Mourning, Attuning to Transitionings” 4-5 NOVEMBER 2019, KARLSTAD UNIVERSITY, SWEDEN ORGANISERS: Queer Death Studies Network Centre for Gender Studies, Karlstad University Tema Genus, Linköping University [for CfP - see below. Deadline for abstracts: 30 June] Official conference website: https://www.kau.se/en/centre-gender-studies/date/first-international-queer-death-studies-conference-death-matters In the context of the current …
Welcome to The Posthumanities Hub Seminar with Nina Lykke and Camila Marambio on Decolonialising Mourning Through Speculative Wonder and Unthinkable Questions? On the Selk’nam ‘Hain’ and Its Layers of Lostness. The seminar takes place in the seminar room at the Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH (Teknikringen 74 D, Stockholm). When: 4th June, …
Creative and reflexive writing workshop with Camila Marambio, Monash University, Australia Nina Lykke, Linköping University QUEERING THE HAIN - DECOLONIALIZING MOURNING An invitation to gather and ask the unthinkable May 23, 2019, 10-15 Venue: Linköping University: Campus Norrköping. Building: Kopparhammaren, Norra Grytgatan, Entrance 10A, Floor 2, room KO22. Registration: Please register with name, address/affiliation and e-mail, …
Welcome to The Posthumanities Hub seminar with Dr. Marietta Radomska on Deterritorialising Death: Queer(ing) Methodology and Contemporary Art, which takes place on 22 January (Tuesday) at 10:15 - 12:00 in the seminar room at Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment KTH, Teknikringen 74 D, Stockholm. Deterritorialising Death: Queer(ing) Methodology and Contemporary Art Abstract: This paper …
Queer Death Studies Network has just announced the programme of the upcoming Third International Queer Death Studies Workshop: “Death and Dying in a Queer Context”, taking place on 30th and 31st May 2018 at Linköping University! Check it out!
It is our great pleasure to announce the programme of the upcoming Third International Queer Death Studies Workshop: 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
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Image: Nina Lykke, Cliffs of Fur built of algae (2017) As the Mini-Symposium Becoming with Alien Encounters and Speculative Storytelling approaches, we continue the presentation of our speakers (see also: Part 1). Today it is our great pleasure to introduce you to our second speaker, Prof. Nina Lykke! Bio Nina Lykke, Professor Emerita, Gender Studies, Linköping University, Sweden. …