Konstfack Common Seminar with Margrit Shildrick
Time: Wed 2020-06-17 14.00
Lecturer: Margrit Shildrick
Welcome to Konstfack Common Seminar with Margrit Shildrick 17 June
These are the meeting details: 17 June 2020, 2:00 - 4.30pm
Meeting ID:880 728 2282
Margrit Shildrick is Guest Professor of Gender and Knowledge Production at Stockholm University, and Adjunct Professor of Critical Disability Studies at York University, Toronto. Her research covers postmodern feminist and cultural theory, bioethics, critical disability studies and body theory. Books include Leaky Bodies and Boundaries: Feminism, (Bio)ethics and Postmodernism (1997), Embodying the Monster: Encounters with the Vulnerable Self (2002) and Dangerous Discourses of Disability, Sexuality and Subjectivity(2009), as well as edited collections and many journal articles. Most recently, she has been addressing the socio-political and embodied conjunction of microchimerism, immunology and corporeal anomaly, and writing a new book entitled Visceral Prostheses: Biotechnologies and Posthuman Embodiment(forthcoming Bloomsbury Press).