Queer Techne: Making Zines, Researching with Video, and Teaching Comics

Session abstract or description: 

This panel explores how students, scholars, and communities use/invoke queer techne, queer making, and queer doing through DIY and digital work, focusing on zines, video/documentary, and comics. Presenter 1 examines the queer(ed) composing processes and practices of DIY, handcrafted zines, made for digital spaces. Presenter 2 describes the queer critical research practices of The Gender Project through queer techne. Presenter 3 wonders how students, in crafting queer comics and zines, engage a critical queer techne, or (re)present, (un)make, and (un)know queerness through multimodal means. Together, we offer notions of queer techne that enrich our field’s understandings of digital scholarship, research, and pedagogy.

Session type: 
Panel
Session hashtag: 
i11
Session room: 
Davis 1129
Session time: 
Concurrent Session I