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Pitt Colloquium on Masculinity and Affect Studies to Be April 6-7, 2017

December 4, 2016 by  
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pittgenderstudiesThe Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies program at the University of Pittsburgh announces a two-day colloquium on the topic:

Thursday April 6 and Friday April 7, 2017
602 Cathedral of Learning on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh

Emotion and masculinity have been studied together for decades now. But what would it mean, in 2017, to place affect studies and masculinity studies into dialogue? What do concepts such as energy, force, or pre-conscious bodily sensation do to masculinity and to masculinity studies? Where does affect leave emotion?

We will spend two days generating thought on these and other questions. Our colloquium will include presentations and reading groups and will involve scholars from a broad range of disciplines in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Presenters (preliminary list):
Pitt Faculty:

  • Todd Reeser (GSWS/French)
  • Brent Malin (Communication)
  • Scott Kiesling (Linguistics)
  • Paul Johnson (Comm)
  • Julian Gill-Peterson (English)
  • Gabby Yearwood (Anthro)
  • Julie Beaulieu (GSWS)
  • Dominique Johnson (Comm/GSWS)
  • William Scott (English)

Non-Pitt faculty:

  • Lucas Gottzén (Childhood Studies, Stockholm University, Sweden)
  • Jonathan Allan (Gender Studies, Brandon University, Canada)
  • Sam De Boise (Musicology, Örebro University, Sweden)
  • Natalie Kouri-Towe (Women/Gender Studies, University of Toronto, Canada)
  • Chris Haywood (Media and Cultural Studies, Newcastle, UK)

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