How does “queer” function in the Maghreb? Can “queer” function in the Maghreb?
Date(s) - 03/04/2022 - 03/05/2022
3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri, 4 Mar 2022 12:30 – Sat, 5 Mar 2022 18:00 PST
Date and time
Fri, 4 Mar 2022, 15:30 –
Sat, 5 Mar 2022, 21:00 EST
About this event
How does “queer” function in the Maghreb? Can “queer” function in the Maghreb? Focusing on Algeria and Morocco, the intentions of this event is to bring together researchers, academics, artists and activists to see if/how queer theory is able to transcend the focus on sexuality and gender through general analytical principles, and lend itself to interrogating a wide range of phenomena.
Some of the questions we would like the conference to raise:
- How are today’s sexual politics expressed through the arts in Algeria and Morocco?
- How does activism address issues related to phallocentricity or misogyny in queer Algeria and Morocco?
- What are the strategies used by queer activism today in Algeria and Morocco?
- How do Algerian and Moroccan queer activists generate a space?