09. december 2011
Seminar: Scandinavian Trans*Studies
In connection with the upcoming volume of Kvinder, Køn & Forskning, two seminars about Trans Studies in Scandinavia are being held in Copenhagen on the 9-10 December.
Seminar 1: Scandinavian Trans Studies
Friday December 9, 2011. 12:00 - 18:00
University of Copenhagen, Njalsgade 120, buiding 23, room 23.0.49. See map.
12:00 - 13:45: Transgender Studies 2.0: New Directions in the Field.
Susan Stryker, Indiana University, USA.
14:00 - 14:30: Irrevocable (Trans)Formations? Religion, Medicine and Academia Intersecting.
Sabine Meyer, Humboldt Universität Berlin. Germany.
14:30 - 15:00: Queer and Trans:Revolutionary Rhetoric and Social Change.
Jan Wickman, Åbo Akademi, Finland.
15:15 - 15:45: Man Enough? Male Embodiment and Narratives of Masculinity in Trans Video Blogs on YouTube.
Tobias Raun, Roskilde Universitet, Denmark.
16:00 - 17:00: Panel discussion between the four lecturers.
17:00 - 18:00: Reception.
Seminar 2: Trans Politics and Human Rights
Saturday December 10, 2011. 12:00 - 15:00.
The Danish Institute for Human Rights, Strandgade 56, 1401 København K.
At this seminar leading activists and academics present a short presentation on their thoughts on trans politics leading to a conversation on the possibilities and limits of trans politics.
Vibe Grevsen, LGBT Danmark
Carla LaGata, TGEU and Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide
For more information on the seminars please visit: http://koensforskning.ku.dk/trans/