Queer Cuir Feminist Group of the Americas Symposium

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September 20, 2019 - 1:00pm to 6:00pm
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery
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What are the meanings of queer and cuir in Latinx America and the Caribbean? What are the politics of translation and knowledge production in our hemisphere? Join the Cuir Américas Working Group | Grupo de Trabajo Feminista/Queer/Cuir for a bilingual discussion on LGBTQ Latinx, Indigenous, and Afro-diasporic gender, sexuality, and politics.

1pm | Welcoming words by Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes (American Culture, Romance Languages and Literatures, Women's Studies), Constanza Contreras Ruiz (English), Kerry White (American Culture)

1:15pm | Roundtable on Queer/Cuir Studies in the Américas, with:
Marcia Ochoa, University of California, Santa Cruz
Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel, University of Miami
Marlene Wayar, Independent Scholar, Argentina
Diego Falconí-Trávez, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
Salvador Vidal-Ortiz, American University/College of the Holy Cross
Juliana Martínez, American University.
Moderator: Lourdes Martínez-Echazábal, University of California, Santa Cruz/Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

3:00 | Break

3:30-5:00pm | Keynote lecture
Ochy Curiel, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
“Encuentros y Desencuentros: Between Decolonial Feminism and Cuir/Queer Theory and Practice" (in Spanish).

5:00-6:00pm | Reception

The event is free and open to the public and will be in English and Spanish. Interpretation/translation will not be provided.

Find more information about the special issue of GLQ on Queer/Cuir Américas: Translation, Decoloniality, and the Incommensurable.

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Kate Klemm klemmkat@umich.edu
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