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Month: October 2011

UCLA’s Queer Studies Conference Brings Together Theory, Performance

(This has been reblogged from the UC Humanities Forum.) I just got back from UCLA’s Queer Studies Conference this weekend, which was as exhilarating and educational as I would have hoped from my first time. The theme of this year’s conference was fashion, queerly constructed, and many of the academic presenters took the opportunity to exploit the performative and experimental aspects of fashion to forge a conference experience unlike many others I’ve attended. While the conference program reveals some clear playfulness in paper titles and panels, it doesn’t really communicate… Read more UCLA’s Queer Studies Conference Brings Together Theory, Performance