QDFCT Lecture Series | “Digital Feminist Infrastructures: Affect, Art, Activism”
by Prof. Dr Carrie Smith (University of Alberta, Canada)
This lecture is part of the Lecture Series „New Insights to Gender and Trans-Gender Studies,“ organized by the Chair of General Sociology and the Research Network in Queer Studies, Decolonial Feminisms and Cultural Transformations (QDFCT) and kindly supported by the Frauen- und Gleichstellungsbeauftragte der JLU.
Dr. Carrie Smith is Professor of German Studies and Chair of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of Alberta. Her current research covers digital feminisms, performance art activism, and feminist media studies with a focus on the German-language context. She is author of two monographs—Awkward Politics: Technologies of Popfeminist Activism (with Maria Stehle, 2016) and Revolting Families: Toxic Intimacy, Private Politics, and Literary Realism in the German Sixties (2013)—and co-editor of six peer-reviewed essay collections, most recently Indigenous and German Studies (with Renae Watchman and Markus Stock, 2019) and Digital Feminisms (2016). She has served as co-managing editor of three international journals, currently, Seminar: A Journal of Germanic Studies and co-leads the research group Digital Feminist Collective.
For registration, please email to Daniel.Heinz@sowi.uni-giessen.de. We are looking forward to your participation!