Thinking with Lauren Berlant” International Workshop

May 19-20, 2023, Banff

The international workshop “Thinking with Lauren Berlant” brings together international, emerging, and established scholars engaging with Berlantian thought from a queer-feminist perspective to discuss the legacy of Berlant’s scholarship. The workshop and the keynotes are made possible with funding from the University of Alberta, the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, the University of Maryland College Park, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and the Kule Institute for Advanced Study. Organized by Dr. Simone Pfleger (University of Alberta), Dr. Hester Baer (University of Maryland), Dr. Ervin Malakaj (UBC), and Dr. Carrie Smith (University of Alberta). The event is co-sponsored by the Centre for European Studies at UBC.

Please see below links to keynote lectures:

Negativity and Resilience, Fantasy and Hope: Multivectoral Dialogues between Laurent Berlant and German(-émigré) Critical Theory”

Date: May 19th, 2023 14:00–15:30 MST

by Dr. Claudia Breger (Columbia University)

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Grappling with Care

Date: May 20th, 14:15–15:45 MST

by Dr. Ann Cvetkovich (Carleton University)

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