Events

2016

  • ‘Fragment, Scale, Form: Figuring Genocide’, ‘Transections: Image, Object, World’, Panel organized by EJ Gonzalez-Polledo, Paul Boyce, Elisabeth Engebretsen and Silvia Posocco, American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, 16-20 November 2016.
  • ‘Queer Necropolitics: Everyday Death Worlds and Shifting Domains of Struggle’, Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies, California State University Northridge, 19 September 2016.

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  • In dialogue with Dr Alicia Ivonne Estrada and Mr Felipe Perez, discussing Secrecy and Insurgency: Socialities and Knolwedge Practices (AUP 2014), for Contacto Ancestral, KPFK Radio 90.7/98.7, Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, http://www.kpfk.org (photo by Alicia Ivonne Estrada), Los Angeles, September 2016.

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  • ‘Traces, Remnants, Genocide: Transnational Adoption in Guatemala in the 1980s’, Conference on Genocide and Resistance in Guatemala, University of Southern California Shoah Foundation Centre for Advanced Genocide Studies, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 12 -14 September 2016.
  • ‘Fragments’, panel on ‘Feminist Activism, Feminist Theory: STS and Social Justice’, convened by Rachel Ceasar (Wits), 4S/EASST Conference, Barcelona, 31 August – 3 September 2016.
  • Toque de Queda: Violence, Affect and Historical Memory in Three Films of Casa Comal, Guatemala’, panel on ‘Resisting Erasure: Historical Memory and Cultural Production in Postwar Central America’ convened by Rita Palacios (Concordia), Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Annual Conference, New York City, 27 – 30 May 2016.
  • Roundtable participant, ‘Intimacy and Epistemology: Reproducing Latin American Studies’, convened by Kevin Gould (Concordia) and Patricia Martin (Montreal), Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Annual Conference, New York City, 27 – 30 May 2016.

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  • ‘Queering Anthropological Knowledge: Analytics, Devices and Investments After Marilyn Strathern’, Panel convened with Paul Boyce (Sussex) and EJ Gonzalez-Polledo (LSE), Queory Seminar Series, Centre for the Study of Sexual Dissidence, University of Sussex, 22 February 2016.

2015

  • ‘Post-plurality: Re-thinking Scale, Relation and Perspective in Queer Anthropology’, Queering Anthropological Knowledge: Analytics, Devices and Investments After Marilyn Strathern Panel, American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Denver, 18-22 November 2005.
  • ‘Queering Anthropological Knowledge: Analytics, Devices and Investments After Marilyn Strathern’, Panel convened with Paul Boyce (Sussex) and EJ Gonzalez-Polledo (LSE), American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Denver, 18-22 November 2005.
  • Queer Devices: A European Network for Queer Anthropology Workshop, organised with Paul Boyce, Elisabeth Engebretsen and Hadley Renkin, 11-13 September 2015, Central European University, Budapest.
  • Anthropology, Psychoanalysis and Psychosocial Studies, A Colloquium, Birkbeck, University of London, Summer 2015.

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  • ‘Queer Necropolitics: Everyday Death Worlds and Shifting Domains of Struggle’, Research Seminar, Centre for Gender Studies, University of Sussex, 24 February 2015.
  • Keynote address, 2nd Critical Social Psychology Conference on Affect, Embodiment and Politics, 11-13 February 2015, Barcelona.
  • Queer Theory and Geopolitics Panel, Radical Philosophy Conference, House of World Culture, 16-17 January, Berlin.

2014

  • ‘Latin America, Dependent No More?’, Regional Seminar in Latin American Studies: Manchester-Liverpool-Lancaster organised by Prof. Peter Wade (Manchester), 19 March 2014, University of Manchester
  • Queer Necropolitics, Invited Seminar, Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, February 2014.’Abduction, Rescue, Genocide: Shifting Necropolitical Imaginings of Racialized Violence and Conflict in Guatemala’, Reckoning with Race, Nation and (Counter)revolution in Guatemala and Southern Mexico, Panel organized by Kevin Gould (Concordia University) and Patricia Martin (University of Montreal), 21-24 May, Latin American Studies Conference, Chicago, sponsored by the Ethnicity, Race and Indigenous Peoples Section of LASA.

2013

2012

  • ‘Performative Analogies, Technologies of Enfleshment: Transnational Adoption and/as Migration in Guatemala’, Bodies of Circulation: Juxtaposing Migration and Adoption, Panel convened by Jessaca Leinaweaver (Brown University) and Sonja van Wichelen (University of Western Sydney), American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, 14-18 November 2012.
  • ‘Queer Necropolis: Rethinking Global Urbanism through Transnational Adoption in Guatemala City’, World, City, Queer: the Sexual Politics of Global Urbanism, International Workshop convened by Natalie Oswin, Department of Geography, McGill University, Montreal, 7 – 8 September 2012 (invited).
  • ‘An Introduction to a Concept Metaphor’, Homonationalisms: Patters of Self-determination and Assimilation, Panel organised by Tiziana Mancinelli and Sergio Rigoletto, Transnational Italy: National Identity and the World Atlas Conference, Reading University, 13-14 July 2012.
  • ‘Irregularities, Search and Identities’ Panel, Growing Up and Coming of Age as an Adopteed in Spain AFIN Workshop, Instituto Universitario de la Familia, Universidad de Comillas, Madrid, 5 July 2012 (invited).
  • ‘Rethinking Structural Violence in Latin America and Beyond’, SLAS Annual Conference, Sheffield, 18-20 April 2012.