QP@CIRQUE in Pisa, Italy June 2019

Call for Papers

QP@CIRQUE, Pisa (Italy), June 28-30, 2019

This year, our scholarly network celebrated the ninth edition of the QP conference this year in Sydney and our book series with our dedicated publisher Peter Lang, Oxford is celebrating the imminent publication of Queering Paradigms VII: Contested Bodies and Spaces  (isbn 978-1-78874-529-1).

For 2019, we have teamed up with friends from Pisa, Italy from Queer Studies Centre CIRQUE (Centro Interuniversitario di Ricerca Queer).

CIRQUE is organising its second conference on Performativity:  Pasts, Presents, and Futures in Pisa 28-30 June 2019

QP@CIRQUE will host a full parallel stream under its established broad Applied Queer Studies focus and look forward to bringing our QP-signature ethos of providing a genial and supportive space to researchers in all stages of their career.

We welcome paper proposals (20mind+10mins discussion) and panel proposal (4papers)

It would be great if submissions could the broad umbrella of

Queering: Within and Beyond LGBTI performativity

Possible sessions could (but do not need to) address

  • Intersectional Performativity & Performance
  • Queering Religion and Spirituality
  • Queering Race and Ethnicity
  • Queering (Late-, Neo-, Post) Marxism
  • Queering Socio-Economic Status
  • Trans-Queer Feminism
  • Queer-Intersex
  • Queering Citizenship
  • Queering Biology
  • Queering Psychology
  • Queering Social Work
  • Queer (A)Historicism
  • Queering Visual Culture(s)
  • Academic Queers and Queering Academia
  • Queer Utopias and Futures
  • Queer/ing Realities in the Global South

Please send your 200-300 word abstract (Papers) or 1200-1500 word panel description to incise@canterbury.ac.ukpreferably by 31 January 2019 (but not later than 11 February 2019).

There are several publication options and possibilities for papers after the conference, including an edited QP volume(Oxford: Peter Lang) and  CIRQUE’s new journal Whatever.

CIRQUE will ask for a registration fee of Euro 150 for tenured faculty, Euro 75 for everyone else. All meals will be vegan.

For travel and registration information please refer to http://cirque.unipi.it/en/blog/2018/11/13/2019conference-cfp/

and contact for cirque2019conference@gmail.com for any queries on the practicalities.

Spread the word! We are looking forward to seeing you in Pisa.


Prof. Bee Scherer, PhD (Director, INCISE)

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Auga (INCISE Visiting Professor & President, IARG)

Patrick de Vries, PhD MSc (INCISE)

Dan Thorpe, MA PGCE BA(hons) (INCISE)

About schererdevries

Photographer and traveller through time and space.
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