Queer Theory Annual Lecture: Prof. Lee Edelman "Queerness, Figurality, and Progressive Fantasies of Collective Being"

Thursday, March 17, 2022 17:00to19:00

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.



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