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Mason Dixon on Fri, 6 Feb 2009 22:01:05 +0100 (CET)


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<nettime-ann> Fwd: Queertopia :: Call for submissions


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> CALL FOR WORK - DISTRIBUTE WIDELY (students, colleagues, etc. . .)
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>>  Northwestern University
>>  Queer Pride Graduate Student Association
>>
>>  QUEERTOPIA! 2.0:  An Academic Festival
>>
>>  (Re)Imagining Communit(ies) May 1-2 2009
>>
>>  We invite all film/video makers to present their
>>  short (under 20 minutes) videos for viewing at a
>>  special event kicking off Queertopia! An Academic
>>  Festival to be held at Northwestern University on
>>  Friday, May 1.  While we welcome all submissions
>>  that fall under the loose rubric of queer video, we
>>  are particularly interested in work related to this
>>  year's theme of (Re)Imagining Communit(ies).
>>
>>  Queer scholars, artists and activists have long
>>  recognized that our communities are multiple and
>>  overlapping, comprised of people with multiple
>>  identities.  The academic portion of our conference
>>  seeks to bring together work that explores new ways
>>  to put theory to practice toward a greater
>>  understanding our lived experiences. We encourage
>>  short videos that illuminate or interrogate your own
>>  communit(ies) or imagine entirely new ones.Please
>>  send your work in DVD format to:Queertopia! 2.0 C/O
>>  Beth Corzo-Duchardt Department of
>>  Radio/Television/Film Northwestern University -
>>  School of Communication 1920 Campus Drive, 2nd Floor
>>  Evanston, IL 60208
>>
>>
>>  Please send your work in DVD format to:
>>  Queertopia! 2.0
>>  C/O Beth Corzo-Duchardt
>>  Department of Radio/Television/Film
>>  Northwestern University - School of Communication
>>  1920 Campus Drive, 2nd Floor
>>
>>  Evanston, IL 60208
>>
>>
>>  Submissions must be postmarked by March 6, 2009.  We
>>  plan to send out acceptance emails in April.
>>
>>
>>  In addition to your DVD, please include the
>>  following information:  Name, Affiliation, email
>>  address, phone number, short (1 - 3 sentences)
>>  description of the video, length of the video, and a
>>  self-addressed, stamped envelope if you want your
>>  DVD returned.
>>
>>  Please circulate this announcement to all those who
>>  may be interested. Questions? Contact us
>>  at Queertopia.nu {AT} gmail.com
>>
>>  About QPGSA: Queer pride graduate student
>>  association (QPGSA) is an organization at
>>  Northwestern University that seeks to foster
>>  interdisciplinary approaches to queer studies - very
>>  broadly conceived. We are dedicated to providing
>>  opportunities for Northwestern's gay, lesbian,
>>  transgendered, bisexual, queer, and allied graduate
>>  students to meet and socialize with other graduate
>>  students in nonacademic settings.  In addition to
>>  the various quarterly and monthly social events, we
>>  are dedicated to increasing our visibility on campus
>>  through our participation in speaker series as well
>>  as other academic and professional presentations and
>>  through our partnerships with a number of on-campus
>>  organizations, including the Rainbow Alliance (NU's
>>  Undergraduate LGBT organization), the LGBT Resource
>>  Center, and the Gender Studies Department.
>>
>>
>>  Beth Corzo-Duchardt
>>
>>  doctoral student
>>
>>  Northwestern University
>>
>>
>>  corzo-duchardt {AT} u.northwestern.edu
>>
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