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Appel à soumission d'article, de poster ou de toute autre production artisitque créative pour la conférence "Queer Research Day" (QRD)

11 January 2017

Date limite de soumission: 26 janvier 2017.

Proposals are invited for Queer Research Day (QRD), a bi-campus initiative between the University of New Brunswick and St. Thomas University. QRD is a one-day conference designed to showcase LGBTQ+ research being conducted by faculty and students (graduate and undergraduate) from all disciplines.

Presentations might take the form of a paper, poster, or other artistic and creative production. 

We invite abstracts of no more than 250 words for presentations (critical or creative) on queer research, including, but not limited to:

  • bodies
  • spaces, subjectivities, and agencies
  • theory (past, present, and futures)
  • intersections (with feminism, indigenous

    knowledge systems, disability studies, legal theory, etc)
  • readings and methodologies
  • gender, sexuality, and health
  • film, media, and technologies
  • pedagogy or models of growth, development,

  • times (i.e. Lee Edelman's No Future)
  • aesthetics (i.e. Halberstam's "queer

    art of failure")
  • sciences, disciplines, or organizations

    of knowledge
  • politics, ethics, and activism
  • empirical findings

Please indicate your desired format (15-minute paper, poster, creative) on your submitted proposal.

Submissions must be sent to by the end of day, January 26th, 2017.

Any questions regarding QRD should be directed to Elizabeth Effinger ( and Erin Fredericks (

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