9:00am-9:30am

Registration

 

9:30am-10:00am

Opening remarks

 

10:00am-11:15am

Queer Family

Presenters:

  • The Future is Black Stuff | Olumayowa Willoughby
  • Othermother Realness: The Role of the Alternative Maternal Figure in Black Queer Communities | Bryce Jeter
  • Queer Fertility: Resistance Through the Folding of Time | Tegan Flowers

 

A Sacred Time and Place

Presenters:

  • i burn the past in the present, to the future as the past through the present: an exploration of queer and christian temporalities | Mel Livermore
  • The Postcolonial Turn : Marginality And Mobilisation Of Manipuri Queer Advocacy | Upsana Banerjee
  • “Everywhere Present to Me”: Time, Space, and Queer Belonging in the Letters of Ausonius of Bordeaux and Paulinus of Nola | Rachel Morrison

 

11:30am-1:00pm

Temporal Technologies

Presenters:

  • Video Game Glitching as Method and Metaphor: Queer Spacetime, Alternative Geographies, and Playing With the Matrix | Christina Grübler & Z Brimacombe
  • Only Temporarily a Queering Site: Resistant Strategies of and Symbolic Traffic in Women in Nisu Bots | Cheng Yan Chow
  • Dying in a Material World: Queer Plasticity and the Poetics of Disobedience | C-H Plinke
  • Queer Leaped Performed | Tengchao Zhou

 

Spectral Encounters

Presenters:

  • Ghosting the Spectral State: Deviance and Spectrality in American Protest Cultures | Preston Taylor Stone
  • Killing Mahtab: Haunting Memory of a Transgender Refugee | Fatemeh Gharibi
  • On shadows and other queer becomings | Wesley Cornwell
  • The Becoming: A Mad Trans Oral History Poetic Performance | Jersey Cosantino

 

1:00pm-2:00pm

Lunch

 

2:00pm-3:15pm

Time, Touch, and Togetherness

Presenters:

  • Let Me Tell You Something Sistah: Mapping the Color Purple | Eliza Franklin-Edmonson 
  • Reading women’s demonic grounds through a black queer touch in Naudline Pierre’s Closed Quarters | Vanessa Barcelos da Silva
  • Circling Back: Queer and Crip Weighted Time in Mel Baggs’ Kitchen Choreography | Sonya Merutka

 

Queer Time in the City

Presenters:

  • (Un)building Queer Temporalities. Architectures, Affect, and the Memorialization of New York’s Waterfront | Dennis Ohm
  • A Conspiracy of Drinkers: Spit, Cider, Syphilis Cures and the Raid of the 606 Club of LA, 1914 | Jamie Ross
  • Placing trans-becoming: Understanding transition through geographies | Tuna Öğüt

 

3:30pm-5:00pm

Keynote conversation between Mika Tosca and Aimee Banhg, facilitated by Josh Guzmán

 

5:00pm-8:00pm

Reception at the UCLA Botanical Gardens