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Guest Lecture: Queer Necropolitics: Everyday Death Worlds and Shifting Domains of Struggle

Monday, September 19, 2016 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Silvia Posocco

Queer Necropolitics brings into focus regimes of attribution of liveliness and deadliness of subjects, bodies, communities and populations and their instantiation through performatives of gender, sexuality and kinship, as well as through processes of confinement, removal and exhaustion. In this talk, Dr. Posocco explores these arguments and includes a discussion of the queer necropolitical dimensions of her ethnographic research on transnational adoption circuits in Guatemala. Read more

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