Transnational Issues in LGBTQ Politics

1.66 October 2, 2016 9:00 am - 10:45 am

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Presenter biographies will be linked below as they become available. Final program subject to change.

Jamie J. Hagen
Kay Lalor
Raha Iranian Feminist Collective
Matthew Waites
John C. Hawley

Each of these presentations considers the complexities of transnational LGBTQ politics after marriage, using a variety of scholarly and activist approaches.

John C. Hawley: “Beyond the Pink Picket Fence: Are Gays and Lesbians Still Queer, and What are the Ethical Demands of their (Inter)National Politics Now?” (full abstract)

Raha Iranian Feminist Collective: “After Marriage, Redefining Freedom in the Crosshairs of Empire and Dictatorship” (full abstract)

Kay Lalor: “Lasting Partnerships or Fragile Connections? LGBTQ Politics, Diplomacy, and International Law” (full abstract)

Matthew Waites: “Genocide in Global Queer Politics and Scholarship” (full abstract)

Jamie J. Hagen: “Securing the Queer Refugee: Comparing Asylum Policies in the United States and United Kingdom” (full abstract)