AFFECTIVE INTIMACIES: WORKSHOP WITH SASHA ROSENEIL AND KINNERET LAHAD
Tampere University, November 18–19, 2019

PROGRAM

Monday November 18, 2019

9:30-9:45 Registration (Linna building, room 5014, 5th floor)

9:45-10:00 Opening words

10:00–12:00 Session 1: Homes, communities, commitments (Linna building, room 5014, 5th floor). Chair: Tuula Juvonen. The session is for registered participants.

Beatrice Gusmano: ‘Ohana – queer affects and solidarity in times of precarity
Anna Heinonen: Affective intimacies of friendship-based commune homes
Carly Guest: Mining Generations: affective remembering of the UK 1984-85 miners’ strike
Sweta Rajan-Rankin: Affect and Collective Histories of Racialized Belonging: Touch, Texture and Resistance

12:00–13:15 Lunch

13:15–14:45 Public keynote talk (Linna building, auditorium K103, ground floor – entrance from
Pinninkatu street) Open for all!

Dr. Kinneret Lahad (Tel Aviv University, Israel): A Temporal Reading of Affective Attachments: A suggested research agenda
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Commentary by Professor Susanna Paasonen (University of Turku, Finland)
Chair: Dr. Annukka Lahti (University of Jyväskylä, Finland)

14:45–15:15 Coffee break

15:15-17:15 Session 2: Digital vulnerabilities (Linna building, room 5014, 5th floor). Chair: Raisa Jurva. The session is for registered participants.

Adrienne Evans: Postdigital (postfeminist) intimacies: Gendering a new affective intimate public-private
Luca Tainio: The Trans Penis. Negotiations of vulnerability, masculinity and affective inequalities in YouTube vlogs by transmen
Anu Koivunen: Beyond Vulnerability? Girls and Animals in She Monkeys (Lisa Aschan 2011) and Attenberg (Athina Rachel Tsangari 2011)
Armi Mustosmäki & Tiina Sihto: “F*** this shit! Negotiating the boundaries of public expression of mother’s raw feelings

19:30 Dinner at Tampella (Kelloportinkatu 1 http://www.ravintolatampella.fi/)

 

Tuesday November 19, 2019

10:00-12:00 Session 3: Expectations and contradictions in intimate relations (Linna building, room K113, ground floor, entrance from Pinninkatu street). Chair: Tuuli Innola. The session is for registered participants.

Ortal Slobodin: A Feminist Perspective on the Green-Eyed Monster: Jealously and Repair in Ferrante’s Novel “The Days of Abandonment”
Marjo Kolehmainen, Annukka Lahti & Anu Kinnunen: Affective intensities of single lives: An alternative account of highs and lows of everyday life
Fiona McQueen: Exploring how gendered vulnerabilities rationalise affective inequalities in heterosexual relationships
Raisa Jurva: Ambivalent attachment with untimely temporalities. Promise and paradox of heterosexual intimacy for mid- to later life women in Finland

12:00-13:15 Lunch

13:15–14:45 Public keynote talk (Linna building, auditorium K103, ground floor – entrance from
Pinninkatu street) Open for all!

Professor Sasha Roseneil (University College London, UK): Holding Tight: understanding the psychosocial grip of the couple-norm
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Commentary by Collegium Researcher at TIAS, Dr.Tuula Juvonen (University of Turku, Finland)
Chair: Dr. Marjo Kolehmainen (Tampere University, Finland)

14:45-15:15 Coffee with information about the upcoming special issue on NORA – Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research

15:30-17:00 Drinks and mingle at Torni hotel Moro Sky bar

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