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Queering the Academy

Same Same But Different

Saturday 10 February, 4pm

Sir Paul Reeves Building  Room WG126, AUT City Campus, 2 Governor Fitzroy Place, Auckland City

“I’m no prophet. My job is making windows where there were once walls.” – Michel Foucault

Foucault shook up the staid, heteronormative world of academia way back in the 90s. Today, subversive queer theory is everywhere and Rainbow scholars and students have occupied the ivory tower, taking a stand for LGBTIQ identities and rights through their academic and creative writing and performance, research and jobs.

In this session, queer or gender variant practitioners Ciara Cremin, Brendaniel Weir, Val Smith and Quinn Eades talk about windows and walls, fences and gates – being inside and out.

Chaired by award-winning poet and AUT academic Michael Giacon.

Ticketing info
Adult $17.50
Earlybird (before 26 January) $15
Concession (Student, Unwaged) $12
Festival Pass $110
Earlybird Festival Pass $95
Earlybird Festival Pass Concession (Student, Unwaged) $75
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Accessible parking, toilets and seating available – guide dogs are welcome

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