HOME AND BEYOND
University of Toronto
April 1-2, 2022
A gathering of thinkers, artists, activists, and scholarsto discuss the complexities at the juncture of queerand Italian identities – in the homeland and indiasporic communities. Preference given to proposalsrelated to Italian LGBTQ+ geographies, movement,and mobilities.
- Rural and urban LGBTQ+ communities in Italy today
- LGBTQ+ migration to and from Italy, internal migration
- LGBTQ+ experiences in the global Italian diaspora
- New LGBTQ+ Italian (Italian-American, Italian-Canadian, etc.)cultural production
- Queer(ing) Translation
- Italian LGBTQ+ spaces
- Intersections of class, race, gender, sexuality in Italian LGBTQ+communities
- Intergenerational kinships
- Queer pedagogies in Italy and in Italian Studies
- New research in Queer/LGBTQ+ Italian Studies
- Legal developments and issues in Italy
Please, submit 200-wordabstracts (English or Italian) and75-word bios by Feb. 25, 2022.
Confirmation of acceptance will besent by March 1, 2022.
Talks will be 20 minutes long.
Queer(Ing) Contemporary Italian Cultures