Venue: Sal Minus, Museum Gustavianum, Akademigatan 3, Uppsala


10.30-11.30 Tour of Museum Gustavianum (places are limited, pre-registration is required)

13.15-13.30 Words of welcome

13.30-15 Session 1

Eliza Steinbock, Department of Film and Literary Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands: Catties and T-selfies. A question of sovereignty

Cleo Woelfle-Erskine, Feminist Studies, UC Santa Cruz, US: The watershed body. Transgressing frontiers in riverine sciences, planning multispecies worlds

15-15.30 Coffee

15.30-17.00 Session 2

Wendy Woodward, English Department, University of the Western Cape, South Africa: ‘Miracles of attunement’? Reading dog and human beings-with in southern African narratives

Ann-Sofie Lönngren, Center for Gender Research, Uppsala University, Sweden: Falling in love with a bear girl. Scandinavian literary representations of cross-species sexuality, love, and family formations at the turn of the 21st Century.

19.00- Conference dinner in Hantverksföreningen, Nedre Slottsgatan 6.


9.15-10.45 Session 3

Erica Cudworth, Social Sciences, University of East London, England: For Terraism: excavating multispecies community in a time of extinction

Jacob Bull, Center for Gender Research, Uppsala university, Sweden: A little more than kin a little less than kind: critical potentials of symbiosis for multi-species worlds

10.45-11 Coffee

11-12.30 Session 4

Andrea Petitt, Center for Gender Research, Uppsala University, Sweden: Cowgirls of the Kalahari. Cattle intersecting with relations of power in Botswana

Hyaesin Yoon, Gender Studies Department, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary: Beyond the erotics of singularity. The biopolitics of intimacy in commercial pet cloning

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-15.00 Session 5

Pär Segerdahl, Center for Gender Research, Uppsala university, Sweden: Intellectual asceticism and hatred of the human, the animal, and the material

Claire Jean Kim, Political Science School of Social Sciences, UC Irving, US: Murder and Mattering in Harambe’s House (via video-link)

15.00-15.15 Closing words