Department of English

Queer Affect, Queer Archives Symposium

Thu, May 9, 2013 | CLA 1.302E

9:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Queer Affect, Queer Archives Symposium Poster
Queer Affect, Queer Archives Symposium Poster

Free and open to the public.  Queer Affect, Queer Archives Symposium Thursday, May 8 from 9:30 am to 7 pm in the Glickman Conference Center, CLA 1.302E.


Thursday May 9
Glickman Conference Center, CLA 1.302E

9:30-11:00 am – Queer Assemblages: Materiality and Ephemerality in the Archive

Rebecca Macmillan, “Annotations and Clippings: Parker Tyler as Queer Archivist”

Samantha Bruner, “Ragpickers and Archivists: Queering the Ephemeral in the Manuscripts of Walter Benamin and Sylvia Beach”

Jesi Egan, “‘Something stirring in them’: Object-Oriented Memory in W.G. Sebald’s Austerlitz”

11:30-1 pm – Other Archives, Other Times

Julia Traylor, “Tlazolteotl, Aztec Goddess of Trash: Performance and Practice in the Codex Borbonicus”

Alana Varner, “Mestiza Consciousness and the Cotera Archive”

Laura Wallace, “Scattered Cartographies of Rebellion: Archiving Riot Grrrl”

Austin Rodenbiker, “Fan, Amateur, and Archive in The Shoebox Project”

2:30-4 pm – Archiving Crimes of Passion: Queer Histories of Violence in Film and Performance

Ben Kruger-Robbins, “Sex, Lies, and Videotape: Archiving Porn and Murder in Paul Schrader’s Auto Focus”

Christelle Le Faucheur, “Queering Mephistopheles: Re-Reading German Actor Gustaf Grundgens”

Michael Pascual, “A Queer History of Violence: Queer Violence and Outlaw Pleasure in Tom Kalin’s Swoon (1992)”

Helene Schlein, “‘I Eat Boys Up’: Ke$ha’s ‘Cannibal’ and the Absent Archive”

4:30-6pm Keynote Address

Heather Love (University of Pennsylvania), “Reading the Social: Erving Goffman and the Emergence of Sexuality Studies”

6-7 pm Reception 

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