*click here to download the programme as a PDF: DJTF Info

10:30 – 11:00 Welcome & Registration

11:00 – 12:00 Keynote:

Kate McNicholas Smith (Lancaster)
Lesbian Brides: Post-Queer Popular Culture

12:00 – 1:30 Panel 1

Aura Lehtonen (LSE)
“The Benefit Scrounger”: Racialisation and Sexualisation of the Welfare Recipient in Austerity Britain

Orlanda Ward (UCL)
Framing BAME Women in British Politics

Maria Alexopoulos (Humboldt)
The burden of lesbian existence: Reification and refusal in feminist literature

1:30 – 2:30 Lunch
Catered vegetarian & vegan lunch provided

2:45 – 4:15 Panel 2

Nicole Shephard (LSE)
Figuring Big Data

Elaine Forde (Goldsmiths)
Figuring and reconfiguring: the eco-warrior as trickster

Lauren Tooker (Warwick)
Not a Loan, Not Alone? Indebted figuration in the Strike Debt movement

4:15 – 5:30 Closing Panel 

Katucha Bento (Leeds)
Clara Bradbury-Rance (Manchester)
Andrea Núñez Casal (Goldsmiths)

5:30 Closing Remarks

6:00 Discussion continues at the pub