Queer Eurovision Helsingissä 8.5.2007

Queer Eurovision
Tuesday, May 8, 2007, 10am-7pm
University of Helsinki, Small Hall
Fabianinkatu 33, 4th floor

10-12 Welcoming Words: Professor Heta Pyrhönen, Director of the Institute for Art Research, University of Helsinki

Lecture:
Professor Brian Singleton, Karen Fricker, and Elena Moreo: “Performing the queer network: Divas, fans, and families at the Eurovision Song Contest” (multimedia presentation)
Chair: Mikko Tuhkanen, Assistant Professor, Department of English, East Carolina University

12-13 Lunch

13-16 Panel discussion:
Jan Feddersen: “Te Deum: Queering European Identity with Eurovision”
Mari Pajala: “Closeting Eurovision: Heteronormativity and National
Television”
Peter Rehberg: [Title to be announced]
Chair: Annamari Vänskä, Society for Queer Studies in Finland, Researcher at the Department of Art History, Institute for Art Research, University of Helsinki

16-16.30 Award ceremony for the winner of Eurovision Video Art Competition,
organized by AV-Arkki (Center for the Distribution for Finnish Media Art)

16.30-19 Wine Reception
Welcoming Words: Professor Kirsi Saarikangas, Christina Institute for
Women’s Studies, University of Helsinki

21- Evening program at Con Hombres, The Eurovision Café. Program to be announced.

The event has been co-organized by the SQS – Society for Queer Studies in Finland, Christina Institute for Women’s Studies, the Department of Art Research, University of Helsinki and AV-Arkki, Center for the Distribution for Finnish Media Art.

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