Applications are now open for the MA in Critical Studies Program at the Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)


Past Events:

"A Diversity Taboo" Panel at American Studies Association Conference, November 10, 2017

"Queer Aesthetics: Romance, Play and Cinematic Sexualities" Panel at National Women's Studies Association Conference, November 17, 2017

TBA:17 BECCA BLACKWELL In Conversation with Shawna Lipton and bart fitzgerald

Featured speaker at the PDX Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon March 18, 2017. 

Presented at the Lewis and Clark Gender Studies Symposium and attended a training on disability ally work with Eli Clare, March 9, 2017. 

Attended the Modernist Studies Association Conference in Boston November 19-22, 2015 and participated in the seminar "Modernism and Mental Health."

Travelled to the University of Saskatchewan on an ICCC Community Fellowship to conduct research in the Neil Richards Collection of Sexual and Gender Diversity. In September 2015 she gave an invited talk entitled "Returning to The Well: Radclyffe Hall and the Marketing of Lesbian Pulp Fiction."

Organized a panel on Queer Theory and the Modernist Author for the the MLA convention in Vancouver, Canada in January 2015. Presided and presented paper “Redressing Radclyffe Hall: The Critical Legacy of The Well of Loneliness.”

Attended Queer and Now: Rethinking Queer Theory in the Humanities, a symposium at The University of Wisconsin - Madison in March 2014. 

Introduced keynote speaker Jack Halberstam at The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference in February 2013. 

Attended the Queer Method conference at the University of Pennsylvania in October 2013.