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CHUE Presents: "Love"

This is a past event.

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 4:00pm

Virtual Event

For a lot of people, love is a condition of survival. A way to resist oppression. A mode of empowerment. A radical politics. A kind of freedom. The speakers in “Love” will ask us to think about love in its many forms, but we’ll be especially leaning into the relationship between love and justice.

Beyond Caring: Human-Animal Interdependency
Jack Halberstam, Columbia University 

Affective Capital: Love as Resistance, Resource, and Liability in Black Diasporic Families
Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman, University of South Florida 

Earthly Erotics: Developing a Critical Planetary Romanticism
Whitney Bauman, Florida International University 

The Art of the Romance Novel 
Julie Tetel Andresen, Duke University 

Love and the Erotics of Queer Indigenous Relationality
Jenny Davis, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Organized by FIU's Center for the Humanities in an Urban Environment and co-sponsored by the African & African Diaspora Studies Program; the Center for Women's and Gender Studies; the Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; the Global Indigenous Forum; and LGBTQA Initiatives. Supported by the Wells Fargo Harry Kramer Memorial Fund.

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