The U-M Modernist Studies Workshop Presents: Sexual Modernities, a graduate conference
- David Halperin, Professor of the History and Theory of Sexuality, English Language and Literature, Women's Studies, and Classical Studies, University of Michigan
- Benjamin Kahan, Associate Professor of English and Women's and Gender Studies, Louisiana State University
- Helmut Puff, Professor of History, Germanic Languages and Literatures, Women's Studies, University of Michigan
This three-day interdisciplinary conference, featuring invited scholars and graduate student panels, aims to generate collegial scholarly conversation around the intersections of sexuality and modernity. The conference is being organized by the U-M Modernist Studies Workshop. Attendance is free and open to the public.
- 9:00 a.m. grad panel: Biopolitical Assemblages and the Body
- 10:30 a.m. grad panel: Queer Modernist Poetics
- 1:00 p.m. rountable: Foucault's Impact on Sexuality Studies with David Halperin, Benjamin Kahan, and Helmut Puff.
- 2:30 p.m. grad panel: Trans/national and Diasporic Queer Subjectivities
- 4:30 p.m. keynote: Benjamin Kahan (Louisiana State University) "The Sexuality of Philosophy" in Angell Hall 3154
Supported by: Rackham Graduate School, Lesbian-Gay-Queer Research Initiative (LGQRI), Critical Contemporary Studies, and U-M Departments of Anthropology, English, History, History of Art, Romance Languages and Literatures, and Women's Studies.