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Research Center PoliTeSse
Politics and Theories of Sexuality

Department of Human Sciences
University of Verona
dr. Lorenzo Bernini, email

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26 April 2017

QuIR (Queer Italia Rete): Queer(ing) Anglo/Italian Theories and Practices

This is the first of five workshops sponsored by the Queer Italia Network, led by Dr Charlotte Ross (University of Birmingham), Julia Heim (CUNY) and SA Smythe (UCSC). The Queer Italia Network is the recipient of a 2016-2018 AHRC grant, and seeks to: build an international network of scholars, activists, and cultural practitioners, who will engage meaningfully with queer se|... ->

27 June 2016

Lee Edelman, The Theft of Jouissance
10.30-13.00, room SMT.08
University of Verona, Santa Marta
Via Cantarane 24

The tension between psychoanalysis and philosophy centers on philosophy's will to establish the realm of thought as distinct from, and as capable of dominating, the register of the drive. This tradition remains committed to what Badiou describes as the "religious" temptation of philosophy "toward the recollection of meaning." Lacanian psychoanalysis, by contrast, maintains the primacy of divis|... ->

10 June 2016

Desiring the Family. Claims, Frames and Defences
Université de Toulouse Jean Jaurès
Amphithéatre F417 – Maison de la Recherche II

International conference organized by:
Mélanie Gourarier (Post-doc fellow, LISST-Cas)
Massimo Prearo (PoliTeSse / Politics and Theories of Sexuality – University of Verona)
Sébastien Roux (Researcher at Cnrs, LISST-Cas)
Michela Villani (Post-doc fellow, LISST-Cas)
With the support of |... ->

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