New Book Coming Out Soon!

Nina Lykke: Vibrant Death. A Posthuman Phenomenology of Mourning. Bloomsbury Academic, London. WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM DECEMBER 2021, MORE INFO: https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/vibrant-death-9781350149731/ Vibrant Death links philosophy and poetry-based, corpo-affectively grounded knowledge seeking. It offers a radically new materialist theory of death, critically moving the philosophical argument beyond Christian and secular-mechanistic understandings. The book's ethico-political figuration of vibrant …

Call for abstracts: Queer Death Studies Reader. Edited by Nina Lykke, Marietta Radomska and Tara Mehrabi

The field of Queer Death Studies The planned reader will gather a wide range of contributions to the field of Queer Death Studies (QDS). This is an emerging, transdisciplinary field of study which takes research on death, dying, and mourning in new directions, inspired by feminist, posthumanist, decolonial, anti-racist, queer, trans, body- and affect-theoretical scholarship, …

The Posthumanities Hub Seminar on ‘Queer Death Aesthetics’ (online)

Join us for The Posthumanities Hub Seminar on Queer Death Aesthetics, which takes place on 27th May at 13:15 – 15:00 CEST and is organised in collaboration with The Eco- and Bioart Lab. The speakers are: Karolina Żyniewicz (University of Warsaw, PL) and Jacob B. Riis (Aarhus University, DK). For more details, also on how …

Call for Chapters for Edited Book – Death and Dying at the Margins: Material-Discursive Perspectives on Death and Dying (tentative title)

When: DEADLINE for abstracts extended until May 21, 2021; completed drafts due November 1, 2021. Where: Contact Jesse Peterson <jesse.peterson@slu.se> or Natashe Lemos Dekker <n.lemos.dekker@fsw.leidenuniv.nl> or Phil Olson <prolson@vt.edu> Invitation The third and final plate of mushroom risotto arrived. I was seated with Natashe and Philip, the night before we were to convene and discuss …

Call for short contributions (500-2000 words): What do we talk about when we talk about queer death? (Whatever Journal)

Whatever. A Transdisciplinary Journal of Queer Theories and Studies (https://whatever.cirque.unipi.it/) is inviting submissions for short contributions (500-2000 words) to be collected in a multi-authored article entitled “What do we talk about when we talk about queer death?”. The article will introduce the themed section Queer thanatologies (edited by A.C. Corradino, C. Dell’Aversano, R. Langhi and …

New Publication: Special issue of the journal Australian Feminist Studies focused on Queer Death Studies

We are delighted to say that the special issue of the journal Australian Feminist Studies focused on the topic of “Queer Death Studies” and co-edited by Marietta Radomska, Tara Mehrabi and Nina Lykke, has finally been published. The issue contains contributions by QDS scholars: Patricia MacCormack, Marietta Radomska, Tara Mehrabi, Stine Willum Adrian, Margrit Shildrick, Hema’ny Molina Vargas, Camila Marambio and Nina Lykke. The collection …

InterGender course “Queer Death Studies – Analyzing and Resisting Necropower”

NEWS via InterGender, Consortium and Research School in Interdisciplinary Gender Studies http://www.Intergender.net For this course PhD students, but also Master’s students are eligible to apply. Title of the Course: Queer Death Studies – Analyzing and Resisting Necropower The recommended accreditation is: 7,5 + 7,5 credits   Time: December 8, 2020   Location: Online   Deadline …

Seminar “Queer Death Studies: Searching Points of Exit from Hegemonic Narratives” with Professor Margrit Schildrick and Dr. Marietta Radomska (at University of Jyväskylä, FI)

Welcome to the seminar "Queer Death Studies: Searching Points of Exit from Hegemonic Narratives" with Professor Margrit Schildrick and Dr. Marietta Radomska. The seminar, held on the 28 of May (D 109) at 13-16, is organised by the Disgust Network in collaboration with Crises Redefined: Historical Continuity and Societal Change. Further details below. Seminar “Queer …