Seminar on Scandinavian Gender Studies

NEW QUESTIONS FOR SCANDINAVIAN GENDER STUDIES: MIGRATION, RACE, AND AFFECT Why are questions of migration, race, and affect important to gender studies and feminist knowledge production at this moment of time? What type of gender study scholarship emerges from these questions? And how are the boundaries and potentialities of gender studies redefined in this process? The seminar explores how questions of migration, race, and affect are analyzed within the field(s) of contemporary Scandinavian gender studies.

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12:30 – 12:45 Introduction to the seminar

12:45 – 13:30 Undoing Colorblindness in Nordic Gender Studies

Speaker: Stine H. Bang Svendsen, Programme for Teacher Education, NTNU

13:30 – 14:15 Loving Attachment: Affective Regulations of Love Migration in Denmark 2000-2015

Speaker: Mons Bissenbakker, Centre for Gender Studies, University of Copenhagen

14:15 – 14:30 Coffee Break

14:30 – 15:15 The Aesthetics of Ethnoracial Difference in Sweden

Speaker: Leila Brännström, Department of Law, Lund University

15:15 - 16:00 A Racialized Economy of Care: Transnational Adoption and the Danish Welfare State

Speaker: Lene Myong, Network for Gender Studies, University of Stavanger

16:00 – 16:05 Closing remarks