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__Exchange Sessions

Exchange #1: Refusing, Resisting, Expanding: The Reorganisation of Life

29 May 2020, 11:15-13:15

Chair: Lisa Moravec


1. ‘Ritual of Hopscotch — An Esoterico-geographical Attempt’ by Cynthia Montier & Ophélie Naessens 

2. ‘Expanded Affinities’ by Andrea Ray

3. ‘Snoring is the able-sleepers brag’ by Genevieve Costello

4. '(In)human Energies and the Desire for Refusal’ by AC Davidson


Exchange #2: Show me the Body

29 May 2020, 14:15-16:00

Chair: Tom Hastings 

1. 'Hold Me, Spit on Me, Cover Me in Care: The Poethics of Queer Subjectivity in Front of an Erotic Reception of Daphins and Chloe at a Rave Last Summer’ by Marcus Bell 

2. 'Performative and Transformative Play: BDSM Practice as Exploration of Sexual Identities and Desires’ by Anna Segal

3. ‘Sex, Performance and Circulation — a treatise on the “new” dominating commodities in Biocapitalism’ by Denise Ackerl



Exchange #3: Transgressive Desires

30 May 2020, 10:45-11:45

Chair: Saskia Hubert

1. 'Trans Pleasure as Pedagogy: Desire, Seduction and Ambivalence in Les Garçons Sauvages’ by Jacob Breslow

2. 'Beyond “Sexual Orientation” – Biopolitics and the Government of Bisexual Bodies and Subjectivities in Asylum Case Law’ by Christian Klesse



Exchange #4: Love Letters

30 May 2020, 16:15-17:45

Chair: Sarah Cave


1. 'Vulnerable Desire: A defence of the Love Poem’ by Phoebe Eccles

2. ‘Conjuring Bambi: Cuteness, Incantation and Reclamation in Pascale Petit’s Mama Amazonica’ by Caroline Harris

3. 'Aeneas’ by Nadira Wallace

4. ‘Music and the Medial Woman: Meta-structure and Metaphysics in Contemporary Songwriting’ by Sorana Santos

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