Dissertations. Her research interests are related to family and school influences on study choices; the socialization of gender roles; the learning of stereotypes about studies and occupations in adolescence; and career guidance and labour opportunities of high versus low achieving students. She has lead several research grants related to these research topics. She has been a visiting research fellow at Stanford University (United States), the Technical University in Berlin (Germany), and the Institute for Social Research of the University of Michigan (United States). She is currently a member the editorial board of several international journals and belongs to outstanding international research networks on gender and education, such as the Gender and STEM Network. Educational and Occupational Pathways and Participation; and the Consortium for Cross-cultural Research on Education. She is author of several international publications and has taken part in several different international conferences.
Rick Dolphijn, Senior Fellow Centre for the Humanities. Assistant Professor Media and Culture Studies, Utrecht University Rick Dolphijn is Senior Fellow at Centre for the Humanities, Utrecht University, and Assistant Professor in Media and Culture Studies, Utrecht University. He has published two books, Foodscapes: towards a Deleuzian Ethics of Consumption (Eburon/University of Chicago Press 2004) and New Materialism: Interviews and Cartographies with Iris van der Tuin (Open Humanities Press 2012). His newest book is named This Deleuzian Century: Art, Activism, Life (edited with Rosi Braidotti) and will be published with Rodopi Publishers soon.
SPEAKERS Peta Hinton (Affiliated Fellow, ICI Berlin (2014/15) Peta Hinton completed a postdoctoral fellowship with the ICI Berlin (2013/14) and is currently Affiliated Fellow for the 2014-15 academic year. Her project investigates the way death and nothing(ness) may figure for a new (feminist) materialist politics and ethics.
Kathrin Thiele (Assistant professor at the department of Media and Culture Studies and the Gender Studies at Utrecht University) Kathrin Thiele is faculty member at the Graduate Gender Programme, Utrecht University, NL. She has published The Thought of Becoming. Gilles Deleuze’s Poetics of Life (2008), and co-edited HAPPY DAYS: Lebenswissen nach Cavell (with Katrin Trüstedt 2009), and Biopolitische Konstellationen (ed. with Maria Muhle 2011). Her current research explores feminist cosmopolitics from a posthuman(ist) perspective and her work is published in academic journals such as Parallax, Women: A Cultural Review, Deleuze Studies, and rhizomes. A special issue for Parallax on “Diffracted Worlds - Diffractive Readings: Onto-Epistemologies and the Critical Humanities”, guest edited with B. Kaiser, has just appeared (July 2014).
Felicity Colman (Reader in Screen Media, Manchester Metropolitan University) Dr Felicity Colman is a Reader in Screen Media and a Principle Lecturer in Research at the Manchester School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom. Dr Colman is the author of Film Theory: Creating a Cinematic Grammar (2014), Deleuze and Cinema (2011) and editor of Film, Theory and Philosophy: The Key Thinkers (2009), co-editor of Sensorium: Aesthetics, Art, Life (2007).