The Third
Uppsala University Body/Embodiment Symposium

Bodies Knowing Bodies: Interrogating Embodied Knowledges

 
November 17-18, 2011
Center for Gender Research, Uppsala University

The poster exhibit, reception and closing panel discussion will take place at
The Center for Gender Research, Uppsala University
.
 

 

Thursday, November 17

English Park Campus 1/1062

9.15 Welcome and introduction

9.30-11.00
Linda Martín Alcoff, Hunter College and CUNY Graduate Center, USA
“Knowing Under the Skin: New Phenomenologies of Knowing”
Commentary: Lisa Folkmarson Käll, Uppsala University
Chair: Anna Danielsson

11.00-12.30 English Park Campus, Center for Gender Research

Poster exhibit with presentations
 Håkan Tunón and Henrik Lerner: “Studies of Experience-Based Knowledge Among Bird Watchers”
  Frances Wyld: “Writing the Ephemera of Culture; Storm Method”
 Elena Ruiz-Aho: “A Language Without Words: Embodied Semiotics in Pre-Colonial Latin America”
 Motzi Eklöf: “Embodied Medical Technologies: Compulsory Vaccination Against Smallpox in Sweden 1816-1976”
 May-Britt Öhman and Eva-Lotta Thunqvist: “Detached Human Bodies in Control of the Forces of Nature: Risk, Safety and Embodied Knowledge”
 Ann-Sofie Lönngren: “Bodies that Matter in Literature: On Subjugated Knowledges and Ontological Gatekeepers”
 Minae Inahara: “Cyborg, Physical Disability, and Embodied Knowledges

12.30-14.00 Lunch

14.00-15.30 English Park Campus, Center for Gender Research

Poster exhibit with presentations
 Anna Danielsson, Allison Gonsalves and Helena Pettersson: “Embodied Practices in the Physics Laboratory”
 Lars Eriksson: “Etableringsprojektet MER”
 Cheryl Akner-Koler: “Haptic Aesthetic Laboration”
 Christine Sundbom: “The Tube: Formgiving Discourse – Not Form Follows Norm. The Medical Ventilator & The Neglected Tube”
 Fredrik Svenaeus: “Are Organs to Be Thought about as Gifts, Resources or Commodities? A Phenomenological Critique of the Ethics Governing Organ Transplantation”
 Rena Czaplinska-Archer: “Coming to Our Senses: Why Architects Should Learn to Draw”
 Annika Göran Rodell and Tobias Nygren: “Touched By Hospitality”
 Annika Notér Hooshidar: “Learning In, About and Through the Body. Students Methods for Learning in Dance”

15.30-16.00 Coffee

16.00-17.30 English Park Campus 2/K1028

Kevin Aho, Florida Gulf Coast University, USA
“Depression and Embodiment: Phenomenological Reflections on Motility, Affectivity, and Transcendence”
Commentary: Fredrik Svenaeus, Södertörn University
Chair: Lisa Folkmarson Käll

18.00 Reception

Center for Gender Research

 

Friday, November 18

9.00-10.30 English Park Campus 2/K1028

Krister Stoor, Umeå University, Sweden
The power from within: Karin Stenberg a forest Sámi woman
Commentary: Frances Wyld, University of South Australia
Chair: May-Britt Öhman

10.30-11.00 Coffee

11.00-12.30 English Park Campus 2/K1028

Carrie Paechter, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK
Girls and their bodies: approaching a more emancipatory physical education
Commentary: Anna Danielsson, University of Cambridge, UK and Uppsala University, Sweden
Chair: Fredrik Svenaeus

12.30-14.00 Lunch

14.00-15.30 English Park Campus, Center for Gender Research

Panel Discussion: Interrogating Embodied Knowledges

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Please register here by November 14

Registration fee: 300 SEK. Questions and more information: body@gender.uu.se.

The symposium is organized by The Body/Embodiment Group, in collaboration with the Education Group, GenNa, Center for Gender Research, Uppsala University and the Center for Studies in Practical Knowledge, Södertörn University