The Queer Futures Collective
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Academics

 
 

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WRITING

*Sav and Krizia are currently co-editing a special issue on Futurities, Science, and Technology for "Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society."

 

 
 

OUR SCHEDULES/

 
 Image Description: black and white image of Krizia standing in front of a mural that depicts a re-interpretation of Quetzalcoatl-the aztec feathered serpent. They are genuinely laughing while looking at the camera. Krizia is using a cut off denim sweater and a grey jean.  Photo Credit: Layla Zbinden instagram:  @laylamina_

Image Description: black and white image of Krizia standing in front of a mural that depicts a re-interpretation of Quetzalcoatl-the aztec feathered serpent. They are genuinely laughing while looking at the camera. Krizia is using a cut off denim sweater and a grey jean.

Photo Credit: Layla Zbinden instagram: @laylamina_

Where to find Krizia 2018-2019

Upcoming Events

Past Events*

National Women's Studies Association 2018 —Conference. Just Imagine. Imagining Justice: Feminist visions of freedom, dream making and the radical politics of futures. Subtheme Two: Rethinking gender, sexuality, disability and the bio-politics of what is or is not human? Panel on Tinkering with the Human: Technologies Defining the Self and Other Queer/Crip Premonitions: “Ode to Harmony’s Eyes: Erotic Robotics and The Mass Production of Lovable Machines.” Atlanta, GA. November 8-11, 2018.

UCLA QGrad —Conference. “Altern-net Bodies: Fat/Crip/Queered Identities, Expressions, and Cyber Activism.” Panel TBD: ““'My Big Fat Summer as a Skinny Hot Chick in Second Life': Thinnest Pleasures/Avatarian Disruptions”  UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. October 26th, 2018.

Queer Liberation Art Show—Performer. "Cuir Sudak Transbecomings and Other Magical Mutations/Work in Progress." The Brown Building. San Diego, CA. Jun 6, 2018

2018 El Mundo Zurdo: Borderlands 1987-2017—An International Conference on the Life and Work of Gloria Anzaldúa. "AFFECTIVE BORDERLANDS|BORDERLAND AFFECTS" Envisioning Futures Formas de Quererse." Trinity University, TX. May 17-19, 2018.

Transgender 101— Workshop. Organized for the SDSU Chapter California Faculty Association “Diversity and Inclusion” Workshop. San Diego State University, CA. April 26, 2018.

QTPOC Retreat—Workshop. The Love(s) We Long For: Radical Vulnerability and Expansive Queer Forms of Affection. Organized by the Pride Center. San Diego State University. San Diego, CA. April 21st, 2018


Negotiating Identities: LGBTQIA+ Latinx—Panelist. Organized by SafeZones@SDSU and the Pride Center. San Diego State University, San Diego,CA. April 16th, 2018

Miami Beach Gay Pride–Curator. QUEER PORVENIR: OUR JOY, A REVOLUTION
a performance by LGBTQ+ Venezuelan Artists. Created by Leonardo Van Schermbeek  and Jefferson Quintana. Commissioned by The Bass, Miami Beach’s contemporary art
museum. April 8th, 2018


Empowering our Community: A Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Focused Higher Education—Panelist.Organized by the Pride Center.
San Diego State University, CA. April 5th, 2018. 

Academic Writing Workshop. Created/Facilitated by Krizia Puig, Department of Women’s Studies. 2018 Program Assessment Awards. San Diego State University, CA. March 2, 2018.

*see CV available on "Theirstory" for complete record of panels, workshops, guest lecturers, and presented work. 

 
 Image Description: black and white image of Sav smiling at the camera with their suit jacket over their shoulder, wearing a flowery mesh top and high waisted dress pants.  Photo Credit: Krizia Puig

Image Description: black and white image of Sav smiling at the camera with their suit jacket over their shoulder, wearing a flowery mesh top and high waisted dress pants.

Photo Credit: Krizia Puig

Where to find Sav 2018-2019

Upcoming Events

University of Colorado, Denver—Speech "Existing at the Intersections of Queer, Trans and Disabled" and interactive workshop "Addressing Ableism & Creating Accessible Spaces" March 7, 2018 12-3pm. 

Past Events*

National Women's Studies Association 2018—Conference. Just Imagine. Imagining Justice: Feminist visions of freedom, dream making and the radical politics of futures. Subtheme Two: Rethinking gender, sexuality, disability and the bio-politics of what is or is not human? Panel on Tinkering with the Human: Technologies Defining the Self and Other Queer/Crip Premonitions: “Recreational Genetics and Re-Imagining Agency for the Disabled Biocitizen.” Atlanta, GA. November 8-11, 2018.

UCLA QGrad —Conference. “Altern-net Bodies: Fat/Crip/Queered Identities, Expressions, and Cyber Activism.” Panel Subversive Fatness: “Controlling Our Fat, Undesirable, Mutant Bodyminds: Examining Choice Versus Survival through 23andMe’s Health + Ancestry Testing Kits.” UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. October 26th, 2018.

Transgender 101— Workshop. Organized for the SDSU Chapter California Faculty Association “Diversity and Inclusion” Workshop. San Diego State University, CA. April 26, 2018.

8th Annual Chicago Area Graduate Gender/Sexualities Conference Engendering Change 2018—Conference. Panel on Embodiment, Periodization, and Historicity: “The Future is Hypernormative: an analysis of bodymind representations in 23andMe’s commercials.” University of Chicago, Chicago, IL. April 13-14, 2018.

11th Annual DC Queer Studies Symposium TRANS(form)Ing Queer—Conference. Panel on Disability: “Performing Normativity at the Egg Donor Clinic: what it means to present as cis, heterosexual and non-disabled for survival.” University of Maryland, College Park, MD. April 13, 2018.

Sexual Violence in the LGBTQIA+ Communities— Panel Facilitator. Organized by the SDSU Pride Center and Take Back the Week SDSU. San Diego State University, CA. April 10, 2018.

Empowering Our Community: A Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Focused Higher Education Panel—Panelist. Organized by the SDSU Pride Center. San Diego State University, CA. April 5, 2018.

Professional Development Training: Addressing Ableism and Creating Accessible Events—Workshop. Organized for the SDSU Pride Center. San Diego State University, CA. March 21, 2018.

At the Intersections of LGBTQIA+ and Disabled— Panel Facilitator. Organized by the SDSU Pride Center. San Diego State University, CA. March 7, 2018.

28th Annual Graduate Student Research Conference Thinking Gender: Pre-Existing Conditions— Conference. Panel on Oppressive Healthy Images: “The Future is Hypernormative: an analysis of bodymind representations in 23andMe’s commercials.” UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. March 1-2, 2018.

Queer Grad Panel and Mixer— Panelist. Organized by the SDSU Pride Center. San Diego State University, CA. February 28, 2018.

*see CV available on "Theirstory" for complete record of panels, workshops, guest lecturers, and presented work.