Ruling Passions - Sexuality, Science and the (Post)Colonial State

March 21, 2016

Friday, May 27, 2016 from 10am–4pm in HUM1, Room 210 

Free and Open to the Public

The past decade or so has witnessed a rapid rise in scholarship that seeks to seize or transform the language of “science” for liberatory ends. Such an attachment to the reparative and/or divisive logic of “science” is most evident in minoritized knowledge-formations such as sexuality studies and colonial/postcolonial studies. In the face of contemporary challenges about the limits of scholarship bowing to the forces of globalization, the colloquium will examine what is at stake for sexuality studies and postcolonial studies to carve out a critical relationship to histories of science?

Ruling Passions