Like Queer Animals

October 7, 2022 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Mentoring Artists for Women's Art (MAWA) or online
611 Main St
MB R3B 1E1
The UMIH in partnership with MAWA (Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art) are very excited to present “Like Queer Animals” a lecture by Dr. Chantal Neadeau (the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Friday, October 7th from 12 PM – 1 PM CT

Hybrid event: Folks can attend this lecture in person at MAWA (611 main street) or stream it online with ASL interpretation on Mawa’s website;

All are welcome to attend this free noon-hour lecture. Queer scholar and writer Chantal Nadeau will discuss “Like Queer Animals”, her collaboration with visual artist Jessie Mott. Mott and Nadeau’s multidisciplinary practice reveals their abiding interest in reshaping creature morphologies. This talk also marks the opening of the exhibition “We Hold Your Gaze Remix at MAWA”.

Chantal Nadeau is a Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her scholarship centres on ways sexuality exposes the legal, political, and visual (de)formations of the postcolonial. She is the author of Fur Nation: From The Beaver to Brigitte Bardot (Routledge 2001), and Queer Courage (Fordham UP 2023). Her creative works, Les trouées (Hamac, 2020) and Affamé.e.s, with illustrations by Mott (Hamac, 2023), are haunted by desire, trauma, violence and queerness.