The First International Queer Death Studies Conference: “Death Matters, Queer(ing) Mourning, Attuning to Transitionings”

Karlstad University, 4-5 November 2019


Monday, 4 November

09.00-10.00 Registration

10.00-10.30 Introduction

10.30-12.00 Keynote: Patricia MacCormack, Embracing Death, Opening the World

12.00-13.30 Lunch

13.30-15.30 Panels (3 parallel sessions)

15.30-16.00 Coffee

16.00-17.30 Keynote: Stine Willum Adrian, Stitching Stories of Broken Hearts:  Rethinking technologies of Death and Dying at the Beginning of Life

19.00-21.00 Dinner (at own cost)

Tuesday, 5 November 

09.00-10.30 Keynote: C. Riley Snorton, Mud: Queer Death and Teeming Forms of Wildlife

10.30-10.45 Coffee

10.45-12.15 Panels (3 parallel sessions)

12.15-13.45 Lunch

13.45-15.15 Keynote: Kira O’Reilly,

An un’seaming mourning

(second iteration)

a year later

15.15-16.00 Concluding panel