Past events

30
Nov
2020

Haunting Biology: Science and Indigeneity in Australia

Abstract: The bodies of Indigenous Australians have been an object of western scientific enquiry for the entirety of the colonial encounter. Drawing on both...
12
Nov
2020

How Artifacts Afford

The Power and Politics of Everyday Things Please join us to launch Dr. Jenny L. Davis’ new book, “How Artifacts Afford: The Power and Politics of Everyday...
09
Nov
2020

Crossing Boundaries and Fetishization: Experiences of Sexual Violence for Trans Women of Colour

This seminar will take place via Zoom: https://anu.zoom.us/j/94166663031?pwd=QmdxKzduNTBvZ2tQVStOQ1ZiaEJQdz09 Meeting ID: 941 6666 3031 Password: 761199...
02
Nov
2020

Family Secrets, National Silences: Intergenerational Memory in Settler Colonial Australia

Abstract: In this talk I will share some of the work-in-progress from my research into how inherited family secrets, stories, and memories inform Australians...
21
Oct
2020

The Courage to Hear? Animal Advocacy, Foucault and Parrhēsia

Abstract: A common tactic utilised by animal advocates involves the display of graphic footage or imagery (such as video footage from a slaughterhouse or...
12
Oct
2020

Self-Calibration in a Digital Society

In this paper I will be focusing on how people in their everyday practice make sense of themselves and the society that they live in using an array of...
12
Oct
2020

“You are so negative!” How gender and intersectional justice are stymied by the code of civility

This paper examines the challenges of gender mainstreaming within development institutions and research institutes, and how a code of appropriate emotions and...

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