Call for Participants (travel subsidies offered) — Summer Institute in Sexuality Studies (SISS) 2017

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Perversion at the Crossroads of Critical Race Studies, Psychoanalysis, and Queer Theory
June 5-9th, 2017 York University, Toronto, Canada

The Summer Institute in Sexuality Studies is a transnational and multidisciplinary platform for emerging and established scholars to share innovative and current knowledge in sexuality studies.
SISS curriculum includes lectures, master classes, creative workshops, roundtables, a poster session, and a visit to FAG Feminist Art Gallery.

Planned activities include:
Dr David Eng, University of Pennsylvania
Lecture: Race As Relation
Master Class: Psychoanalysis and Racial Violence
* * *
Dr Amber Jamilla Musser, Washington University
Lecture: Carrie Mae Weems and the Question of Brown Jouissance
Master Class: Black Aesthetics and Psychoanalysis
* * *
Dr Trish Salah, Queen’s University
Lecture: Race as Kink: Reading Trans-Racial Fetishism
Workshop: Uses of the Perverse: Perversity as Power/Knowledge
* * *
Dr Amar Wahab, York University
Lecture: Race, Queerness and Fetish Citizenship in Canada
Master Class: Race and Queerness in Perverse Urban Spaces

SISS_2017_Call_for_Participants_FINAL.pdf **

Submit a short bio, statement of interest, and an abstract for a poster session at
Application Deadline: January 9, 2017
Registration Fee upon acceptance: CAD $300
Limited number of travel subsidies available.

Presented by:
The Centre for Feminist Research,
the Sexuality Studies Program,
& the Graduate Program in Gender, Feminist and Women’s Studies at York University

With support from:
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Connection Grant
and from York University:
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies,
Vice-President Research and Innovation,
Vice-President Academic,
School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies,
Graduate Program in Gender, Feminist and Women’s Studies,
Sexuality Studies,
Faculty of Graduate Studies,
Institute for Feminist Legal Studies at Osgoode Hall Law School,
Graduate Program in Social and Political Thought,
Department of Anthropology,
Department of History,
and the Centre for Feminist Research

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