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CfP: Transgender Studies and Theories: Building up the Field in a Nordic Context (18-20.11.09, Linkoeping, Sweden); DL: 08.09.09

Department of Gender Studies, Linköping University, Sweden
November 18-20, 2009
Papers are invited for an international conference on transgender studies and theories in a Nordic context. Within the Nordic context there are already a number of activists and researchers from different disciplines focusing on transgender questions. However, at present, there is no network to connect people with an interest in trans questions. This conference aims to:

  • collect and share transgender knowledge
  • develop interdisciplinary perspectives on transgender questions
  • create networks and establish contacts between researchers
  • discuss collaborative work between different interested groups

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Gayle Salamon, Allucquére Rosanne Stone, Del LaGrace Volcano, Stephen Whittle
Supported by funding from Vetenskapsrådet and Linköping University, this conference will combine keynote presentations by internationally renowned experts, seminar presentations and discussions, a performance by a drag king group, and an art exhibition by Del LaGrace Volcano. A special issue of the Continue reading