Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Zentrum für Transdisziplinäre Geschlechterstudien

Flexible Genders – Transgressive Bodies

  • Wann 03.04.2008 10:00 bis 04.04.2008 20:00
  • Wo Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6 und Dorotheenstraße 24
  • iCal
Veranstaltet von

World Wide Universities Network (WUN)/Gender Studies Global Network; Zentrum für transdisziplinäre Geschlechterstudien (ZtG); Graduiertenkolleg Geschlecht als Wissenskategorie; Inst. f. Anglistik/Amerikanistik



In recent years, gender studies have concentrated more and more on the transgression and questioning of the binary gender order. Inevitably, in most discussions of transgender, inter- and transsexuality, the body has proved to be a focal point. This conference looks at the connection between gender, body, sexuality and identity from different angles and disciplines. Modifications of the body play an important role in transgender contexts, but this issue can be extended to other forms of surgical intervention (e.g. cosmetic surgery in general) and forms of violations of the body and their relevance in the construction of gender. Furthermore, flexibility and transgression have become prominent and debatable issues in the restructuring of gendered positions (e.g. masculinities, motherhood etc.) Panels include: -Intersexuality -Transgender / Transsexuality and the Medico-legal Institutions -Monstrous Bodies -Surgical Interventions and Discursive Constructions -Violations of the Body -Bodies in an Intersectional Perspective -Norms and Transgressions -Performing Transgressive Sexualities -Queer Representations in Film -Constructions of Gendered Positions -Performing Masculinities


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ZtG-Veranstaltungskategorie: Tagungen/Symposien/Kolloquien/Workshops des ZtG
ZtG-Veranstaltungskategorie: Gender-Veranstaltungen der Institute/Fakultäten der HU