Call for Papers: Queer Pop Symposium

Call for Papers: Queer Pop Symposium

Queer Pop

January 17 and 18, 2020

An Academic Symposium at the Center for Popular Culture and Music at Uni Freiburg, Rosatraße 17-19, 79098 Freiburg.

This symposium seeks to consider how feminist, queer and trans* musicians, filmmakers, writers, photographers and performers contribute to popular culture.

Which affects do their works engender, how do they rouse their audience and to what ends? How do queer pop-stars use fame, fashion and performance to fabricate and circulate ambiguous messages about new forms of gender, race, class and desire and even about the limits of what is considered to be human? Which other ways of living and relating to difference in all its forms do their contributions
enable?

Abstracts of at least 1.000 and no more than 1.500 characters (including spaces, excluding the bibliography) together with a short biographical note of no more than 1.000 characters (including spaces) may be submitted until July 15, 2019 to conference.queer.pop@zpkm.uni-freiburg.de. Please submit your proposal and short bio in a single PDF file. Notification of acceptance or rejection can be expected in early August 2019.

More infos here: queerpop_cfp_english.pdf

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