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Just Futures
Start Date: 2/17/2017Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Date: 2/17/2017End Time: 7:00 PM
Event Description:

see program here: http://www.colorado.edu/gsll/sites/default/files/attached-files/just_futures_program_1.pdf

This year’s Conversations in the Mountains brings German studies scholars in conversation with scholars doing related work informed by critical race studies and gender studies. Articulations of more just, progressive, even revolutionary futures long relied on narratives of progress that have been deeply challenged within German studies, queer studies, feminist studies, and ethnic studies. Just Futures examines what possibilities are articulated in literature, film, art and activism for transformations of the present for more just futures in the face of re-imaginings of the human, of the relationships that criss-cross the globe, and of complex temporalities.

Keynote , 2:00 pm

FATIMA EL-TAYEB

The European Refugee Crisis, Neoliberal Racial Capitalism and Queer of Color Activism

Department of Literature, University of California San Diego

Author of:

  • Undeutsch: Die Konstruktion des Anderen in der postmigrantischen Gesellschaft
  • European Others: Queering Ethnicity in Postnational Europe
  • Schwarze Deutsche: Der Diskurs um »Rasse« und nationale Identität 1890-1933
Location Information:
Main Campus - Norlin Library  (View Map)
1157 18TH ST
Boulder, CO
Room: 5th floor, Center for British and Irish Studies
Contact Information:
Name: Germanic and Slavic
Phone: 303-492-7404
Email: gsll@colorado.edu

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