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Workshop: Intersectionality. Transcending Binaries

Montag, 14.03.2016

Konzept: Nassim Balestrini und Ulla Kriebernegg. Mit Sally Chivers, Maureen Daly Goggin, Susanne Hamscha and Simon Daniel Whybrew | 14.03.2016

This interactive workshop on intersectionality introduces the social concept
of identity as fluid, fueled by and through multiple, often discordant,
configurations of gender, race, sexuality, class, age, ability. Following papers,
participants will have an opportunity to construct their own understanding of
intersectionality via multiple modes – visual, verbal, body movement, and so
on – in small groups. This promises to be an exciting workshop for all.

Chairs: Nassim W. Balestrini and Ulla Kriebernegg, University of Graz, Austria


Sally Chivers, Trent University, Peterborough, Canada:
“Cripping Care and Aging Assistance: Austerity, Advice Literature,
and the Troubled Link between Disability and Old Age”

Maureen Daly Goggin, Arizona State University, USA, and Fulbright
Professor at the University of Graz, Austria:
“Understanding Fem-in-Isms: Rethinking the Limits of Gender
through Intersectionality”

Susanne Hamscha, University of Graz, Austria:
“Out on a Limb: Feminist Disability Studies and the Body

Simon Daniel Whybrew, University of Graz, Austria:
“‘Neither woman nor man, foreigner with no home’:
Intersectionality in Maureen F. McHugh’s Sci-Fi Odyssey
Mission Child”



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Wann: 14.03.2016, 9:00-12:00 Uhr

Wo: SR 55.02, Merangasse 12, 8010 Graz


This workshop is a cooperation between the Department of
American Studies, the Centre for Intermediality Studies in Graz
(CIMIG) and the Center for Interamerican Studies (C.IAS).


Der Eintritt ist frei! Um Anmeldung wird gebeten.

Kontakt: ulla.kriebernegg@uni-graz.at | 0316/ 380 8211

Die Vorträge sind in englischer Sprache!

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