QueerCon 2016 Conference Schedule

SCHEDULE

8:30-9: Check In TUC 403                             Map of TUC 4th Floor

8:30 AM-5:30 PM: Quiet Room in TUC 423

9-10 AM: Session 1

Civil War History and Social Justice

Room: TUC 415

    "The Erasure of Sexual Violence in the American Civil War: The Invention of Tradition and the Creation of Nationalism"

    Carrie Coisman; she, her, hers; Otterbein University

    "Whitman's Soldier Boys and the Use of Queer History as a Source of Political Liberation"

    David Hall; he, him, his

Representation of Reality in Film/TV

Room: TUC 400 C

    "Portraying Reality: A Feminist Perspective of Abortion in Film"

    Kimberely Mason; she, her, hers; University of Cincinnati

    "Isis King, Tyra Banks, and the Pathologizing of the Transgender Female on Talk TV"

    Michelle Magnero; she, her, hers; University of South Carolina

Dangerous Institutions: Inequalities and Violence in Education and Health Systems

Room: TUC 415

    "What do you do when the University is the Perpetrator?: An Examination of Everyday Violence Committed by Universities"

    Kathleen Ratajczak; she, her, hers; University of Kentucky

    "Denial of Identity and Experience: An Analysis of Epistemic Injustices Towards Trans Persons in Healthcare"

    Heather Stewart; she, her, hers; University of Louisville

    "Women, Location, and Moralization: Causes, Policy, and Attitudes Surrounding Women Who Drop Out of High School"

    Julia Miller; she, her, hers; University of Kentucky

10:15-11:15: Session 2

Ableism in the Academy

Room: TUC 400 A

    Maria Merrill; she, her, hers; University of Cincinnati

Querying the Usage of Trigger Warnings in the University Classroom

Room: TUC 400 C

    Amy Lind; she, her, hers; University of Cincinnati

    Kathleen Ratajczak; she, her, hers; University of Kentucky

The Good and the Bad Queer: A Comparative Approach to Self-Fictions by Fernando Vallejo and Reinaldo Arenas

Room: TUC 415

    Camilo Galeano; he, him, his; University of Cincinnati

**11:30-12:30: Lunch**

12:45-1:45: Session 3

Gaytheism 101

Room: 400 C

    Callie Wright; she, her, hers; The Gaytheist Manifesto

Identities Panel

Room: TUC 415

    "(A)Sexual Diversity"

    Jo Teut; ze, zem, zir; University of Cincinnati

    "Transgender People Only: Transgender Only Groups as Safe Spaces, Sites of Visibility, and Kinship Formation"

    Samuel Barrons; he, him, his; University of Cincinnati

**2-3 PM: Keynote**

Room: TUC 400 B

    "'Clinic of the Soul': The Place of Literature in the Public Library"

    Valentino Zullo; he, him, his; Western Reserve University

3:15-4:15: Session 4

Queer Research in WGSS

Room: TUC 400 C

    "The Limits of Political Homophobia"

    Ashley Currier; she, her, hers; University of Cincinnati

    "Queer Research: Aesthetics and Politics"

    Therese Migraine-George; she, her, hers; University of Cincinnati

    "Re-Seeing 19th Century Literature through a Trans Lens"

    Deb Meem; she, her, hers; University of Cincinnati

Queering the Species Binary: Trainer-Killing Whales and Exploited Breasts

Room: TUC 415

    "'Solidarity with All Trainer Killers': Anarchism, queer Theory, and Species"

    Michael Loadenthal; he, him, his; University of Cincinnati

    "Queering the Boundary of Motherhood"

    Jennifer Grubbs; she, her, hers; University of Cincinnati

4:30-5:30: Session 5

Invisible Identities: Exploring Validation and Neglect in the LGBTQ Community

Room: TUC 400 C

    Meg Groat; she, her, hers; University of Cincinnati

    Kryin Knopp; he, him, his/they, them, their; Indiana University

Superheroes and Social Justice

Room: TUC 415

    "The Not-Always-Feminine Mystique: Reading Raven Darkholme as Trans*"

    David Hall; he, him, his

    "'Let's Start with a Smile': Using Inhumans to Tell a Human Story in Marvel's Jessica Jones"

    Morgan Clapp; she, her, hers; University of Cincinnati