Heteronormativity - A fruitful concept?


June 2. - 4. 2005
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway



Heteronormativity - A fruitful concept? - June 2. - 4. 2005

This International Conference is organized by the Department of interdisciplinary studies of culture at Norwegian University of Science and Technology, in cooperation with the NFR founded research project When heterosexuality has to explain itself and sponsored by The Research Council of Norway. The conference is also part of the research program Gender Research: Knowledge, Boundaries, Change, initiated and sponsored by The Research Council of Norway.




Download final program here



Download keynote speeches:

  • Clare Hemmings: Time, Space and Translation - Bisexual Challenges to Western theories of Sexual Identity
  • Stevi Jackson: The Social Complexity of Heteronormativity: Gender, Sexuality and Heterosexuality
  • Halvor Moxnes: Heteronormativity and Foucault The Victorian Discourse
  • Lynne Segal: Forever Young: Medusa's Curse & the Discourses of Heterophobia
  • Robyn Wiegman: The Desire for Gender




    Contact information

    For more information, please contact:
    Kari Bergheim
    Department of interdisciplinary studies of culture
    NTNU Dragvoll
    N-7491 Trondheim

    Tel. +47 73 59 82 11
    Fax +47 73 59 13 27

    E-mail: kari.bergheim@hf.ntnu.no

    News and updates:

  • May 31. - Final program posted - download here
  • April 26. - The conference in now fully booked and the registration is closed.
  • March 17. - Lists of abstracts and sessions are online.
  • September 29. - Lecture by Dr Clare Hemmings, The London School of Economics, is confirmed.
  • August 27. - You may now register for the conference at this page
  • June 30. - Conference web site launched.