Whose Business Is Risk? A day-long graduate and post-graduate conference


Thomson House 3650 McTavish, 3650 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA

A day-long graduate and post-graduate conference

Speakers include: Jason Behrmann, Goksen Can, Li Cornfeld, Emily Field, Max Haiven, Pamela Lamb, Sabine Lebel, Dr. Bertrand Lebouché, David Lessard, Katie MacEntee, Nancy Mauro-Flude, Dylan Mulvin, Rae Rosenberg, Rafico Ruiz, Dr. Réjean Thomas, Anne Vassal, Valerie Webber and Ardath Whynacht.

Friday, November 16th, 9:00am-5:00pm. See attached PDf for detailed schedule

Associated with The HTMlles 10 RISKY BUSINESS feminist festival of media arts + digital culture, 10-18 November, 2012

This interdisciplinary conference seeks to critically respond to current deployments of risk, the notion of risk society, and the conceptualization of “at risk” populations. It will explore the themes of the RISKY BUSINESS festival through panel presentations: Risking the Queer Body; Landscapes of Boom and Doom; Axes of Risk--Finance Capital, Waste, and the Gendering of Crisis; and The Carceral State and the Politics of Rebellion.


Free Registration is required: Lunch will be provided info.igsf [at] mcgill.ca (514) 398-3911 

Jointly organized by the Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF) at McGill University, Media@McGill, The HTMlles 10 and Studio XX.