November 8-11 2012
Oakland Marriott City Center, Oakland, CA

Decolonizing (A)sexuality: Contesting Contemporary Western Sexual and Gendered Norms Fri, Nov 9 – 5:20pm – 6:35pm

Asexual Intersections: Asexuality and Gender Ideology
*Kristina Gupta (Emory University)

Masculine Doubt and Sexual Wonder: Asexually-Identified Men Talk
About Their (A)sexualities *Ela (Elzbieta) Przybylo (York University, Toronto)

Surveying Asexuality: Variable and Changing Gender Stereotypes in Asexual Identity Formation *Andrew Hinderliter (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) Moderator: Karli Cerankowski (Stanford University)

Rationale: Scholarship on asexuality addresses the question: what epistemic possibilities do identity and subject formation provide for decolonizing knowledge? Specifically, this panel draws on asexual identity and subject formation as a site of subjugated knowledge to trouble contemporary western conceptions of sexual and gendered norms by: 1) exploring the extent to which asexual identity challenges hegemonic gender ideology; 2) examining the ways in which asexual-identified men challenge taken for…

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About Sennkestra

I'm an aromantic asexual and a bit of an [a]sexuality nerd, recently graduated from UC Berkeley with a BA in linguistics. When I'm not reading stuff on the internet I like to cook fancy food, watch anime, and make costumes and other arts and crafts projects.
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