This study day will investigate the affective and political resonances produced within a queer diasporic perspective. We will explore and imagine alternative cartographies through visual queer archives that foreground dimensions of regions whilst creating transnational affiliations and affinities.
The 8-week mindfulness course is adapted to the specific needs of postgraduate researchers in the arts and humanities. It covers topics including resilience, being present with strong emotions, the inner critic, compassionate communication, creativity, and value-led project management.
This study day is the launch event for a new Techne Conflux series of events ‘Queer Feminist Currents’. The series will interrogate the key points of convergence and tension in contemporary queer, intersectional feminist and gender studies, decolonial critique.
Year 1 of the PhD can feel chaotic and messy; imposter syndrome is common. In a constructive space away from the scrutiny of supervisors, this retreat offers you and your peers the chance to look objectively at your projects and how you write about them.
Year 2 of a PhD is, for many, a time of feeling overwhelmed and making tough choices from a wealth of material. This two-day writing retreat is an opportunity to scrutinise your writing through specific lenses: critical analysis, argument, voice, language and line by line sentence structure.