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Keynote by Laurel Westbrook: Fostering Fear: The Unintended Consequences of Identity-Based Anti-Violence Activism

Tampere University Linna building Väinö Linna lecture hall

Fostering Fear: The Unintended Consequences of Identity-Based Anti-Violence Activism The vast majority of anti-violence activism in the United States occurs within the framework of identity politics. Identity-based movements, such as those to stop violence against people of color, women, and LGBT people, have become so commonplace as to seem to be a natural way to...

Keynote by Elspeth Brown: Care as Affect in Queer and Trans Oral History and Activism

Tampere University Linna building Väinö Linna lecture hall

“Care as Affect in Queer and Trans Oral History and Activism” This talk examines queer and trans oral history and archival activism through the lens of care. In the context of trans oral history, I ask: are these projects (including my own) simply an example of trans visibility that intensifies the surveillance and neoliberal representational...

Call for Abstracts: Affective Histories of Queer and Trans Activism: A Workshop with Elspeth Brown and Laurel Westbrook 5-6 May

Tampere University

Call for Abstracts:
Affective Histories of Queer and Trans Activism: A Workshop with Elspeth Brown and Laurel Westbrook, 5-6 May 2022, Tampere University, Finland.
How have queer and trans activists challenged the repressive status quo in the past? Which forms have queer and trans activism taken over the decades? What role do emotions and affects play in activism – and how can affect theory be utilized in the study of queer and trans histories and temporalities?
These are among the questions that will be addressed in the workshop on affective histories of queer and trans activism, which is the first event to be organized by the Academy of Finland funded research project “Affective Activism: Sites of Queer and Trans World-Making” (2021-2025).

Rebel Dykes: screening and discussion

Niagara

Screening Rebel Dykes and hosting a discussion Queer Activism in Tampere with a film director Kirsi Marie Liimatainen. Tuula Juvonen in collaboration with Tampere Film Festivals and Friends of Queer History @ Niagara, 18.11.2021. Photos of the event: Venue:

Historian vääryydet 2: Kriminalisoinnin varjot [Historical injustices II: The Shadows of Criminalisation]

Kansallismuseon Vankila Kustaa III:n katu 8, Hämeenlinna

Co-hosting the event Historian vääryydet 2: Kriminalisoinnin varjot . Tuula Juvonen in collaboration with Vankila Museum/National Museum and Friends of Queer History @ Vankila Museum, Hämeenlinna, 3.11.2021. More information:https://sateenkaarihistoria.fi/en/injustices-of-history-shadows-of-criminalization/ Organizer: Venue: