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The Annual Queer Theory Lecture

Oct 17

Monday, October 17, 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

East Duke Parlors

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Presenter

Matt Brim

This talk contributes to the understanding of queer studies as a class-based knowledge project. Brim traces the relationship between queer academia's aspirational mood and the increasing extraction and relocation of queer faculty and students from working-class places to elitist ones. What do such simultaneous acts of community building and busting mean for the field? Brim suggests that within this complicated dynamic the need-and the opportunity-to bolster cross-class queer studies relationships comes into focus.

Contact

Wynmor, Julie
919-684-3655
julie.wynmor@duke.edu