Day to day program

Introduction 19 August 2002 
Co-ordinator: Prof. Rosi Braidotti
Professor Women's Studies Utrecht University, the Netherlands and director of the Netherlands Research School for Women's Studies and the International Office Women's Studies, Utrecht, the Netherlands
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Morning

 

9.30 - 11.00  

Lecture by Rosi Braidotti:
  Globalization: a feminist cartography
Lecture with discussion

11.00 - 11.15 

Coffee Break

11.15 - 12.30 

Lecture by Rosi Braidotti:
  "Techno-bodies in a contested social space"

12.30 - 14.00 

Lunch break

Afternoon

 

14.00 - 17.00

ICT Introduction by Erna Kotkamp
   
Cluster One August 20 – 23 2002
EUROPE: A SAFE HOUSE FOR DIFFERENCE ??
Co-ordinator: Prof. Gloria Wekker
Professor for Gender and Ethnicity Utrecht University, the Netherlands and director of the institute G.E.M. (Gender, Ethnicity and Multiculturality)
Cluster 1, day 1

Tuesday August 20

Morning

 

9.30 – 11.00

Lecture by Gloria Wekker

  Innocence Unltd. A View from the Dutch House

11.00– 11.15

Coffee break

11.15- 12.30

Lecture by Marie-Hιlθne Laforest:
  Diasporas, Homes and Citizenship

12.30–14.00

Lunch break

Afternoon

 

14.00 – 16.30

PhD– seminar by Rosi Braidotti
  MA – seminar by Gloria Wekker
  In both seminars, we will map a genealogy of key terms and concepts in feminism

16.30 – 17.00

Plenary discussion on the issues addressed in the workshops
   
Cluster 1, day 2

Wednesday August 21

Morning

 

9.30 – 11.00

Lecture by Rutvica Andrijasevic:

  The Difference Borders Make: (Il)legality, Migration and Trafficking among Eastern European Women in Prostitution.

11.00– 11.15

Coffee break

11.15- 12.30

Video "The Chain of Love"
  on the migration of Philippine domestics to Europe.

12.30–14.00

Lunch break

Afternoon

 

14.00 – 16.30

Workshop session by Rutvica Andrijasevic 
  'Becoming an (Il)legal Migrant', in tutor groups.

16.30 – 17.00

Plenary discussion
   
Cluster 1, day 3

Thursday August 22

Morning

 

9.30 – 11.00

Lecture by Sarah van Walsum:

  Power, Law and Identity; The European colonial Past as analytical Framework.

11.00– 11.15

Coffee break

11.15- 12.30

Discussion in tutorgroups

12.30–14.00

Lunch break

Afternoon

 

14.00 – 16.30

ICT Workshop for all students: Preparatory to tomorrow's lecture, we will do an Internet exercise on dating services and mail-order brides.

16.30 – 17.00

Plenary discussion on the issues addressed in the workshops
Cluster 1, day 4

Friday August 23

Morning

 

9.30 – 11.00

Lecture by Gloria Wekker

  Inter-Ethnic Romantic Relationships

11.00– 11.15

Coffee break

11.15- 12.30

Panel session presented by students, mapping the main questions and issues that have surfaced in this cluster.

12.30–14.00

Lunch break

Afternoon

 

14.00 – 16.30

PhD seminar by Gloria Wekker
  MA – seminar by Marie-Hιlθne Laforest

16.30 – 17.00

Evaluation of the cluster.
   
Cluster Two August 26 - 29 2002
CYBORG BODIES - CYBORG IDENTITIES
Co-ordinator: Prof. Nina Lykke.
Dept. of Gender Studies, Linkoeping University, Sweden, director of Research of the project 'Cyborgs and cyberspace - between narration and sociotechnical reality', University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Cluster 2, day 1

Monday August 26

Morning

 

9.00 – 10.35

Lecture by Nina Lykke

  Cyborg Bodies and Cyborg Identities - Feminist Perspectives on Techno-Bodies.
Lecture with discussion

10.30 - 10.50

Coffee break

10.50 - 12.35

Lecture by Jenny Sundιn
  Cyborg Bodies and Cyborg Identities - Feminist Perspectives on Techno-Bodies
Lecture with discussion

12.35–14.00

Lunch break

Afternoon

 

14.00 - 16.00

Workshop "Political dimensions of the Inter-face" 
  Ph.D. seminar coached by Rosi Braidotti 
  MA-seminar coached by Nina Lykke.

16.00 - 17.00

 Plenary discussion on the outcomes of the workshops and on links between workshop discussions and morning lectures  
Cluster 2, day 2

Tuesday August 27

Morning

 

9.00 – 10.35

Lecture by Anneke Smelik:

  The Flight from the Flesh. Virtual reality in science fiction films.
Lecture with discussion

10.35– 10.50

Coffee break

10.50 - 12.30

Lecture by  Mischa Peters
  Cyborg Bodies and Post human Identities
Lecture with discussion

12.30–14.00

Lunch break

Afternoon

 

14.00 – 16.00

Workshop "Cyborg Identities and Post human Identities in Feminist Perspectives" . 
  The group will be split in three (A-B-C):
  A) One group will watch a cd-rom presentation by cyberpunk artist Linda Dement 
   B) The second group will watch clips from cyborg films, such as The Terminator, Eve of Destruction and Robocop.
  C) The third group will watch clips from a science documentary on the technologization of the human body.

16.00 – 17.00

The groups A-B-C will come together again in a plenary session and present the results of their discussions to each other and relate them to the morning lectures.
Cluster 2, day 3

Wednesday August 28

Morning

 

9.00 – 10.35

Lecture by Kathy Davis

  Surgical Passing: Or Why Michael Jackson's Nose Makes Us Uneasy.
Lecture with discussion

10.35 – 10.50

Coffee break

10.50 – 12.30

Lecture by Amade M'charek
  Traffic in Males: And other stories on biological sex in studies of genetic lineage 
Lecture with discussion

12.30–14.00

Lunch break

Afternoon

 

14.00 – 16.30

Workshop "Technological Re/constructions of Gender/Sex and Race"
There will be two main workshop groups with the following themes:
A) Cosmetic Surgery and the Problem of 'Passing' 
B) Technologies of Race & Gender

16.00 - 17.00

 The workshops A and B will come together again in a plenary session and present the results of their discussions to each other and relate them to the morning lecture 
Cluster 2, day 4

Thursday August 29

Morning

 

9.00 – 10.35

Lecture by Mette Bryld

  "Cyborg Babies. On the Production of Gender and Heteronormativity in Mediated Representations of IVF-practices" 
Lecture with discussion

10.35– 10.50

Coffee break

10.50 - 12.30

Lecture by Nina Lykke 
  Are Cyborgs Queer? Heteronormativity in the age of new reproductive technologies and reprogenetics
 Lecture with discussion

12.30–14.00

Lunch break

Afternoon

 

13.30 – 14.45

Workshop "Technological re/constructions of (hetero)sexuality?"
  Ph.D. seminar coached by Nina Lykke
MA-seminar coached by 'to be announced'

14.45 - 15.45

In a final plenary session the outcomes of the workshops are to be discussed and related to the morning lectures.

16.00 – 17.00

Evaluation of cluster 2 
Last day!

Friday August 30

  End Session/Departure, details to be announced during the course.