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February Reading Group

  • Mimosa House 12 Princes Street London, England, W1B 2LL United Kingdom (map)

Please join us for our next reading group on the theme of Queer Futures where we will also be announcing our upcoming public programme and exhibition. Led by Denis Maksimov.

We will be discussing the following texts in relation to the multiplicit nature of 'queer/ing' in the context of theory, politics and poetry:

David Halperin. The Normalisation of Queer Theory. Journal of Homosexuality Vol. 45, Iss. 2-4, 2003, pp. 339-343.
Euripides. The Bacchae, Episode 2 (dialogue of Pentheus and Dionysos), pp. 8-10.
Melvin Dixon. Heartbeats (short poem)
Jack Halberstam. The Queer Art of Failure. Durham, Duke UP, 2011. The Queer Art of Failure pp. 87-89 and The Anti-Aesthetic of the Lesbian section pp. 94-96.

Click here for a link to the PDF files. 

Theodor de Bry,  The True Picture of a Woman Pict , 1585

Theodor de Bry, The True Picture of a Woman Pict, 1585

Earlier Event: January 16
January Reading Group