Visual Report: Ecologies of Death, Ecologies of Mourning. Vol. I

On 23rd March 2023, seven speakers and almost forty members of the audience have gathered at the Museum of Work in Norrköping for "Ecologies of Death, Ecologies of Mourning. Vol. I: An International Symposium". The event was the first in the series of activities focused on critical and creative approaches to grief and mourning in …

News from Karlstad University: “Ancestral Conviviality: How I fell in love with queer critters” by Risk Hazekamp and Nina Lykke, 22 March.

We have a pleasure to invite you all to an exciting hybrid event organised by the Centre for Gender Studies at Karlstad University, in collaboration with The Eco-and Bioart Lab and the GEXcel collegium. Performance Lecture by Risk Hazekamp and Nina Lykke Ancestral Conviviality: How I fell in love with queer critters The performance lecture …

Invitation: Tema G Higher Seminar with Prof. Patricia MacCormack on “Occult Ahuman Pedagogy: Death to the Anthropocene by Witchcraft”, 29th March

During the second half of March 2023, The Eco- and Bioart Lab, Queer Death Studies Network and Tema G (the unit of Gender Studies) at Linköping University (LiU) have a pleasure to host our guest and visiting researcher Prof. Patricia MacCormack (Anglia Ruskin University, UK). We are thrilled to hold several local, hybrid and online …

Ecologies of Death, Ecologies of Mourning vol. II: A Roundtable. 30th March 2023 on Zoom

In case you cannot make it for our symposium on 23rd March in Norrköping, or if you are still thirsty and wish to explore the theme further, you are warmly invited to join us - in a bit altered line-up - for this online event: Welcome to The Posthumanities Hub & The Eco- and Bioart …

Ecologies of Death, Ecologies of Mourning: Volume I. International Symposium, 23 March 2023 in Norrköping

Ecologies of Death, Ecologies of Mourning: Volume I International Symposium 23rd March 2023, 13:00 – 18:00 Organised by The Eco- and Bioart Lab, in collaboration with Queer Death Studies Network Venue: Arbetets Museum (The Museum of Work), Norrköping Keynote speakers: Prof. Patricia MacCormack (Anglia Ruskin University, UK) Prof. Em. Nina Lykke (Linköping University, SE/Aarhus University, …

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 …