15th December 2014
The ways in which we imagine the technologies of the future can speak volumes about the concerns of the present. What changes and what stays the same in the representation of prospective technoscientific advances gives us some insight into the perceived horizons of political possibility at a given historical moment. In this presentation, I will consider how we might intervene within this discourse in order to shift the debates around gender and sexuality and articulate visions of a more emancipatory future.
Suggested  reading:  The Dialectic of Sex (1970) by Shulasmith Firestone
Further related reading:  Testo Junkie (2013) by  Beatriz Preciado
Donna Haraway’s Cyborg Manifesto (1985)
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