Queer Seminar Sept 15 & 16

1 Sep

New semester, new events at Queerseminariet ; ) The two first events in our programme this fall concerns trans-issues and are being held in English:

15 september: Passing

…Signe Bremer, PhD student in ethnology at the Department of Cultural Studies, Gothenburg university, presents a draft chapter from her upcoming dissertation Bodily rooms of waiting, which deals with gender, power and the body in transsexual patients stories on their meeting with the Swedish state sanctioned gender reassignment health care system.

Chair: Ann-Sofie Lönngren, PhD in Comparative Literature, Uppsala university
Time: 18-20

Place: Lunchroom at the Department of Gender Studies, Uppsala university. House two, level one, Centre of the Humanities in the English Park.

The workshop is open to everybody as usual, but is also the kick-off for the conference Narratives of Health and Illness, Department of Gender Studies, Uppsala university. Therefore, the discussion is held in English. Everyone who is attending this event is invited to stay for a drink afterwards.

16 september: Roundtable: ”Narrating Bodies: Transgender Perspectives”
Signe Bremer, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Ulrica Engdahl, Linköping University, Sweden
Lukas Romson, KIM Kön, identitet, mångfald (Gender, Identity, Multiplicity),
Sweden
Lasse Långström, Göteborgs Queerinstitut (Gothenburg Queer Institute),
Sweden
Moderator: Peter Forsberg, Uppsala University, Sweden
Time: 11.30-12.45
Place: University House, Uppsala university, Lecture hall IX

OBS! This event is part of the conference Narratives of Health and Illness, Center of Gender Studies, Uppsala university. Participation in this workshop only does not require you to register, but you are encouraged to send an e-mail to body@gender.uu.se to make sure the event is not full. To view the program för the whole conference go to http://www.genna.gender.uu.se/themes/bodyembodiment/nordic-network-gender-body-and-health/meetings/narratives-of-health-and-illness/

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