Two international seminars December 9 and 10, 2011.
As a part of the upcoming volume of Kvinde, Køn & Forskning, we are proud to present two seminars about Trans Studies in Scandinavia. The first seminar will focus on Trans Studies in academia presenting Sysan Stryker, one of the founders of Trans Studies, as well as three scholars working with Trans Studies in and about Scandinavia. The second seminar will focus on the politics of Trans Studies connecting academics, activist and policy makers.
Both seminars is open for all and no registration is needed.
Seminar 1: Scandinavian Trans* Studies
12:00 - 13:30: Transgender Studies 2.0: New Directions in the Field. Susan Stryker, Indiana University, USA.
13:45 - 14:25: Queer and Trans:Revolutionary Rhetoric and Social Change. Jan Wickman, Åbo Akademi, Finland.
14:25 - 15:05: Irrevocable (Trans)Formations? Religion, Medicine and Academia Intersecting. Sabine Meyer, Humboldt Universität Berlin. Germany.
15:30 - 16:10: Man Enough? Male Embodiment and Narratives of Masculinity in Trans Video Blogs on YouTube. Tobias Raun, Roskilde Universitet, Denmark.
16:10 - 17:00: Panel discussion between the four lecturers.
17:00 - 18:00: Reception.
Seminar 2: Trans* Politics: Rights, Activism, and Studies
12:00-12:40: Susan Stryker on the connections and movements between academia and activism.
12:40-13:15: Carla LaGata (TGEU and Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide) on the challenges and new possibilities of trans politics in Europe.
13:25-14:05: Vibe Grevsen (LGBT Danmark) on the status of trans politics in Denmark.
14:05-15:00: Discussion and comments.
Texts from the seminar
Susan Stryker's powerpoint presentation, which include lists of literature in Trans* Studies 1.0 as well as 2.0.
As part of Susan Stryker's visit to Copenhagen, she will participate in a doctoral workshop at Roskilde University about Trans and Gender Studies.
The workshop is for PhD-students and post.doc.s and will take place in the evening December 8th 2011.