Queer Theory Annual Lecture: Prof. Lee Edelman "Queerness, Figurality, and Progressive Fantasies of Collective Being"
The Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF) is proud to announce the launch of the McGill Queer Theory Annual Lecture. The event is co-hosted by the Department of Art History and Communication Studies.
We are pleased to announce that Prof. Lee Edelman will present on "Queerness, Figurality, and Progressive Fantasies of Collective Being."
5-7PM on Thursday, March 17, 2022
Register here: https://mcgill.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwpfu-sqDguE9RtjXyszsk2uJlF6XvddI0g
Lee Edelman is the Fletcher Professor of English Literature at Tufts University. He began his academic career as a scholar of twentieth-century American poetry and has since become a central figure in the development, dissemination, and rethinking of queer theory. He is the author of Transmemberment of Song: Hart Crane's Anatomies of Rhetoric and Desire (1987), Homographesis: Essays in Gay Literary and Cultural Theory (1994), No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive (2004), and Sex, or the Unbearable (2014, co-authored with Lauren Berlant). His new book, Bad Education, or Queer Theory Teaches Us Nothing is forthcoming from Duke University Press.
This event is part of McGill's Bicentennial Celebration.