Free workshop by Dr. Patricia Soley-Beltran
All are welcome, Snacks Provided

Patricia Soley-Beltran’s three hour workshop, SELF BY (COUNTER)DESIGN. TRANSGRESSING AESTHETIC IDENTITY RULES, aims to counter the transmission of cultural norms in visual culture while tackling issues of symbolic violence, fragmentation, rigid gender roles, consumerism and ethnocentrism. Soley-Bertran offers students, staff, and faculty at Thompson Rivers University an opportunity to participate and engage in imagining new ways of thinking, feeling, and desiring through a revision of the etymology of aesthetics.

Patricia Soley-Beltran is a sociologist, author, artist, and academic born in Barcelona with a focus on the sociology of gender and sexuality. She is a member of the Research Group History of Science Studies at the University Pompeu Fabra, a member of the working group on the body “Cos-logia” at the Institut Català d’Antropologia, a founding member of the International Society for Cultural History, and an Editorial Board Member of Critical Studies of Fashion and Beauty. She received her Masters of Arts in Cultural History from the University of Aberdeen and later received her PhD in Sociology of Gender from the University of Edinburgh. She has written several acclaimed and award winning books, including Divine! Models, Power and Lies, Transexualidad y la Matriz Heterosexual: un estudio crítico de Judith Butler, and Judith Butler en disputa. Lecturas sobre la performatividad.

With thanks to: TRUSU-Grants, IDays, Faculty of Arts, TRUFA Equity Committee, TRUSU Pride Club


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Mar 9, 2017 at 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

TRUSU Pride Club | | 2503776073

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