Queer Urban Nights: An EROSS Conference at DCU (All Hallows Campus, May 27/28)

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The full research and cultural programme of our EROSS/FRINGE (Universidad de Alcala, Spain)  conference Queer Urban Nights is available online. 

Just a reminder that this is an in-person event with one online panel. 

Date: 27/28 may 2022

Venue: Purcell House, All Hallows Campus, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland

Fee: 50 euro  (registration here). 

Scientific programme (41 speakers): 

  • Keynote 1 = Prof Will Straw on “Queer Manhattan, Broadway Brevities and the Figure of the Predatory Lesbian” (McGill University,  Montreal, Canada), 
  • Keynote 2 =  Dr Vanessa Lacey on “Through the Night: Transidentities and the City” (Gendercare, Dublin, Ireland),  
  • 10 Panels =  1. Drifting into the Night, 2. Untranslated Nightlives, 3. Exploring Darkness, 4. Resistance and Screams, 5. The Surrealist Queer Night, 6. Deep Inside, 7. Queer Mappings, 8. Transgressive Cityscapes, 9. Queer Senses, 10. Cruising, 
  •  Roundtable =  “Feminist Nocturnes – Women Reclaiming the City”. 

Cultural activities : viewing of a short film Love and Revenge, by Saudi Director Anhar Salem (Le Fresnoy – Studio national des arts contemporains, France), followed by a discussion with the director, 

tour: sex and city tour run by Dr Caroline West (University College Galway, Ireland), finissageFabulous Flikkers, a fabulous exhibition reflecting on the queer Dublin nightclub scene of the 80s. Curator, Francis Fay, will guide us through it in Outhouse. This is in conjunction with the Bealtaine 2022 Festival and the Arts Council.