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I CGFs seminarie serie presenterar inbjudna gäster såväl som forskare vid Karlstads universitet aktuella forskningsfrågor och projekt inom det genusvetenskapliga området. Seminarierna är öppna och hålls på engelska. Vårens program med mer utförlig presentation kring varje tillfälle hittar du här

 

CGF arrangerar och deltar också i fler konferenser och evenemang. Mer information finns länkat vid tillfällena nedan.

27 January CGF seminar

Kl: 15:00 – 16:45 Sal: 5A 415
RACE PERFORMATIVITY AND MELANCHOLIC WHITENESS

Tobias Hübinette is Lecturer in intercultural studies at Karlstad University, Associate Professor in intercultural education and a researcher in critical race and whiteness studies. This presentation is an analysis of the practice of race performativity, with Sweden as the case study and national context.

24 February CGF seminar
Kl: 15:00 – 16:45 Sal: 5A 415
EXPLORING QUEER AGEING THROUGH A POST-HUMAN LENS

Anna Siverskog is a PhD candidate in Ageing and Later Life, Linköping University, Sweden whose work focuses intersections of age, gender, sexuality and embodiment. This presentation is based on a dissertation project about LGBTQ ageing, where intersections of gender, age and sexuality is explored in life stories, and related to notions of normative life courses and ideas of being “on time” and “in line” throughout life.

6  April CGF seminar
Kl: 15:00 – 16:45 Sal: 5A 415
IM_POSSIBILITIES OF TRANS*VISIBILITY: VISUAL POLITICS IN ART AND ACTIVISM

Visual activism plays a central role in trans*movements fighting against the pathologization of trans*people at the local and the global level. Works of artists and visual activists criticize the heteronormative gaze and reflect trans*people’s lives and experiences in a variety of ways. Josch Hoenes is a research fellow at the Helene-Lange-college Queer Studies and Intermediality: Art - Music - Mediaculture of the Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Germany.

13 april Feminist Seminar Series
Kl: 13:15-15:00 Sal: 5A 415
Isa Dussauge, “Feminism, brains and the neurosciences”

In this seminar we’ll address the state of affairs in the relationship between feminism, the neurosciences, and the brain. The ambition of this seminar is that we both attend to current attempts to create neurofeminist convergences, and to current feminist critique of neurosciences. (läs mer)

 

20  April CGF seminar
Kl: 15:00 – 16:45 Sal: 5A 415
MOBILE PHONES AND THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE INFORMAL ECONOMY
- STORIES FROM MARKET WOMEN IN KAMPALA

Caroline Wamala is a Senior lecturer at Karlstads University. This research project is situated within the area M4D (mobile technologies for development. Out of a larger explorative study of how market women in Kampala use their mobile phone(s), this presentation focuses on the transformation of the so-called informal economy, here in the form of markets.

 

16 May GEXcel Workshop
Kl: 13:00 – 16:00 Sal: 5A415

Richard Howson, " Theorizing Migration Today: Towards a 'Post-marxist’ understanding"

We are very happy to also welcome the commentators Prof. Jeff Hearn (Örebro University; Hanken School of Economics; University of Huddersfield) and Dr. Katarzyna Wojnicka (Centre for European Research, University of Gothenburg). Registration required (learn more)

 

18 May CGF seminar
Kl: 15:00 – 16:45 Sal: 5A 415
THE CULTURAL FORMS OF POLYMEDIA: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF CONNECTED PRESENCE AMONG MOBILE ELITE GROUPS

“Polymedia” refers to everyday conditions where “connected presence” can be sustained via multiple media channels to equally low costs. Karin Fast, Senior lecturer at Media and Communication Studies, Karlstad University and André Jansson, Professor of Media and Communication Studies, Karlstad University discuss how polymedia may sustain transgressive negotiations of social/gender structures as well as more family-oriented, even sedentarist lifestyles.

 

1 June CGF seminar
Kl: 15:00 – 16:45 Sal: 5A 415
STRAIGHT ROADS AND WINDING ROADS - ON GENDER, ENGINEERS, AND TECHNOLOGY CAREERS

Line Holth, Senior Lecturer in Gender Studies at Centre for Gender Studies (CGF) at Karlstad University , will present her doctoral thesis at the seminar. The purpose of the thesis is to shed light on, explain, and problematize women’s and men’s paths both to, and within, the profession of engineer. Computer and mechanical engineers are in focus and the thesis is based on three qualitative studies and on one quantitative study.