The First International Queer Death Studies Conference: “Death Matters, Queer(ing) Mourning, Attuning to Transitionings”

Karlstad University, 4-5 November 2019


Full programme (as a PDF file)

Stream schedule (as a PDF file)

Monday, 4 November

08.00-08.30 Registration

08.30-9.15 Introduction

09.15-10.40 Keynote: Patricia MacCormack, Embracing Death, Opening the World

10.40-11.00 Coffee break

11.00-12.30 Parallel sessions (5 panels)

12.30-14.00 Lunch

14.00-15.25 Keynote: Stine Willum Adrian, Stitching Stories of Broken Hearts:  Rethinking technologies of Death and Dying at the Beginning of Life

15.25-15.45 Coffee break

15.45-17.15 Parallel sessions (5 panels)

17.15-18.30 Reception

19.30-22.00 Dinner (self-paid)

Tuesday, 5 November 

08.30-10.00 Parallel sessions (5 panels)

10.00-10.20 Coffee break

10.20-11.45 Keynote: C. Riley Snorton, Mud: Queer Death and Teeming Forms of Wildlife

11.45-13.30 Lunch

13.30-15.00 Keynote: Kira O’Reilly,

An un’seaming mourning

(second iteration)

a year later

15.00-15.20 Coffee break

15.20-16.50 Parallel sessions (4 panels)

16.50-17.45 Closing remarks