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A Workshop Series Encouraging
Exchange Across Academic Boundaries
November 19th 2010
Michel Foucault: Queering Theory & the
Foucault was the first to embed the roots of human sexuality in discipline and biopolitics, revolutionizing our conception of sex and its relationship to society, economics, and culture. Join us for dialog over this important philosopher’s work in divining an ethics of eros that sees sexuality as a lived experience.
10:30am ENV 320A
Graduate Student Roundtable & Dialog with Prof. Huffer
Seating is limited. Please RSVP: Keith.Brown@unt.edu
2:00 PM ENV 115
Prof. Jennifer Chase (Anthropology) will present "Queer Theory in the House of Anthropology."
3:00pm ENV 130
Prof. Lynne Huffer (Emory) will speak about her new book, Mad for Foucault, which weaves her own experiences together with Foucault’s, sampling from his unpublished interviews and other archived materials in order to intimately rework the problem of sexuality as a product of reason.
Special Welcome by Dr. Gilda Garcia, UNT VP for Equity & Diversity
Introduction by Prof. Kyle Jensen (English)
4:30pm ENV 130
UNT Faculty Panel Discussion with Prof. Huffer. Participants: Marshall Armintor (Engl), Keith Brown (CSID), Jennifer Chase (Anth), Kyle Jensen (Engl), Shaun Treat (Comm Studies).