Queer Language(s) Across Borders

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Student Union Memorial Center, Pima Room

12:00: “No time-line, no boundary: Locating queer language ‘before’ Stonewall” William L. Leap (American University and Florida Atlantic University)

12:30: “Homophobic Anti-Globalism(s)” David Peterson (University of Nebraska, Omaha)

1:00: “Language, sexuality, and terrorism in the work of 2Fik, Taïa, and Ayouch” Denis Provencher (UA, Dept of French and Italian)

1:30: “Dilemmas in Queer Literary Translating: Or, the Awkward Reunion between Normativity and Anti-normativity” David Gramling (UA, Dept of German Studies)

2:00 “Huevos Rancheros: Sex and the Pleasure of Language in Mexican Popular Culture” Liliana Gonzalez (UA, Dept of Spanish and Portuguese)

2:30 Coffee Break

3:00 “From Foot Whipping to Whoopee-ing! Lubunca, Semiotics of Resistance and Queer Friendship in Neoliberal Turkey”
 Emrah Karakus (UA, Dept of Gender & Women’s Studies)

3:30 “Documenting Julio Salgado’s Undocumented Criminality” Juan Ochoa (UA, Dept of Gender & Women’s Studies)

4:00 “Blaming the Wife: Medieval Notions of Sodomy in Dante’s ‘Inferno’” Fabian Alfie (UA, Dept of French and Italian)

4:30 Wrap-Up

For more information CONTACT: Department of French & Italian | 621-7349 or french.arizona.edu 

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