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14 June 2018

Masculine Shapes and Identities: History, Society and Law
14 and 15 June 2018
University of Perugia, room Dessau
Piazza dell'Università 1, Perugia


In collaboration with:
Dipartimenti di Scienze Politiche e di Giurisprudenza - Università di Perugia
Dipartimento di Storia, Culture e Civiltà - Università di Bologna
 
 
Scientific board:
Lorenzo Benadusi, Lorenzo Bernini, Vincenzo Lagioia, Ferdinando Treggiari
 
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10 April 2018

Goliarda Sapienza: Writing as an Art of Freedom
14.30-17.30
Aula riunioni - Palazzo Zorzi (second floor)
Lungadige porta Vittoria 17 Verona


Alberica Bazzoni (University of Warwick)
Carlotta Cossutta (Università del Piemonte orientale)
 
From a position of marginality and eccentricity, Sapienza gives voice to a radical aspiration to achieve freedom and social transformation, in which writing and literary communication are conferred a fundamental role. Readi|... ->





16 March 2018

Thinking research between activism and academy / thinking academy between research and activism
Room T.15
Chiostro Santa Maria delle Grazie
Lungadige Porta Vittoria, 41 - Verona 


Egon Botteghi (PoliTeSse)
Massimo Prearo (PoliTeSse, Università di Verona)
 
Internal workshop reserved to the PoliTeSse research Team with the participation of some activists from Non Una di Meno - Verona.
The problematization of the convergencies and divergencies between research, institutions, and activism has |... ->





2 March 2018

Anarcha-feminism and the ontology of the transindividual
Aula Riunioni - Palazzo Zorzi (second floor)
Lungadige Porta Vittoria 17 Verona

 


Chiara Bottici (New School for Social Research)


In the last few years, it has become a commonplace to state that domination takes place through a multiplicity of axes, where gender, class, race, and sexuality intersect with one another. While a lot of insightful empirical work is being done|... ->





6 December 2017

Gender, sexuality, chronicity: The experience of chronic illness in biographical narratives
Aula Riunioni - Palazzo Zorzi (second floor)
Lungadige Porta Vittoria 17 Verona




Narrare il genere nel contesto della salute: la costruzione delle maschilità nelle esperienze di diabete, Valeria Quaglia, University of Milano / University of Torino

Fuori tempo, fuori spazio. Narrazioni di giovani LGBTQ* con malattie croniche in Portogallo, Mara Pieri, Un|... ->





1 December 2017

Queer theories: An Introduction
Libreria Libre!
Via Scrimiari 51/B
Verona


What are queer theories? How do they conceive of sexuality? How many sexes do they theorize? What is their relation with so-called "gender ideology"?
Lorenzo Bernini's book "Le teorie queer. Un'introduzione" (Mimesis, Milano-Udine 2017) introduces an unsettling field of critical theory, as it is discussed, not without heated debates an|... ->





6 October 2017

Intersex/dsd: from pathologization to human rights?
Room 2.1 - Palazzo di Lettere (second floor)
Via San Francesco 22
Verona 


Speakers: Michela Balocchi, Markus Bauer, Massimo Di Grazia, Stefano Osella, Daniela Truffer
 
Chairs: Lorenzo Bernini, Michela Balocchi
 
Intersex variations continue to be considered a psycho-social emergency, notwithstanding that genetic and biological sciences have widely shown that human beings present a spect|... ->





5 May 2017

Transparent - the experience of transition in the viewpoint of sons
Aula Riunioni - Palazzo Zorzi (second fllor)
Lungadige Porta Vittoria 17
Verona 


“When my dad told me the first time, he gave me a leaflet on transgender people. I never read it, because I didn’t want information on her, I wanted to know what this meant to me” (Monica Canfield-Lenfest, Guide for transgender young children).
 
Many trans people have kids. However, their experience is o|... ->





26 April 2017

QuIR (Queer Italia Rete): Queer(ing) Anglo/Italian Theories and Practices
Room SMT.08
University of Verona, Polo Santa Marta
via Cantarane 24


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 practit|... ->





21 March 2017

"Heteromasculinities". Sexual experiences and constructions of masculinity among young Moroccan men in Europe
Riunioni Room - Palazzo Zorzi (second floor)
Via Lungadige Porta Vittoria, 17
Verona 


with Vulca Fidolini, sociologist, University of Strasbourg

This presentation will analyse hegemonic models of masculinity among a group of young Moroccan migrants in Europe. More particularly, the attention will be focused on “heteromasculinities” in order to show how young men’s sexual accounts contribute to draw the|... ->





22 February 2017

Critical views on masculinities
15.00 - 18.00
room 1.4 - Palazzo di lettere
Via San Francesco 22
37129 Verona 


Valeria Ribeiro Corossacz, anthropologist, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia
Ethnography of a dominant subject.

Massimo Modesti, intercultural pedagogist and indipendent researcher in anthropology
Desirabil|... ->





21 December 2016

Visual Politics: Toward an Anti-Racist Esthetics
11.50-13.30, room SMT.02
University of Verona, Polo Santa Marta
via Cantarane 24


Mackda Ghebremariam Tesfau’
 
The black body, especially the black female body, has been historically subject to a paradoxical process of hypervisibilization and concealment, exoticization and annihilation, which has produced both symbolic and physical alienation.
Thus, the creation of an alternative canon and the claim f|... ->





19 December 2016

The Concept of "Homonationalism"
10.10-11.50
room T.2 - Palazzo di lettere
Via San Francesco 22
37129 Verona 


Massimo Prearo
 
“I note that some homosexual subjects are complicit with heterosexual nationalist formations rather than inherently or automatically excluded from or opposed to them.
In my monograph Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times I develop the conceptual frame of “homonationalism” for|... ->





14 December 2016

Thinking about gender in times of neoliberalism and neofundamentalism
11.50-13.30, room SMT.02
University of Verona, Polo Santa Marta
via Cantarane 24


Elisa A.G. Arfini, Carlotta Cossutta 
 
In times of neoliberalism and neofundamentalist crusades against “gender”, what does it mean to assert that “gender” is still an instrument of fighting and to think in terms of critique? As we know, neoliberalism aims at tackling gender based exclusions, by includ|... ->





6 December 2016

Held to ransom or liberated: female sexuality between Fertility Day and Gynepunk
14.30-17.30, Seminar Room
University of Verona, Palazzo Zorzi (second floor) 
Lungadige Porta Vittoria, 17


Valeria Venditti, Carlotta Cossutta 
 
The laboratories Gynepunk are spaces of "open source" gynecology implemented by groups of women that make gynecology a "political battlefield", to rethink the choice of motherhood (or not) and to support the "self-determination 2.0".
Starting from these bottom-up experiences, the se|... ->






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