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Zairong Xiang

born in Guiyang, China, researches feminism, queer theories, and comparative literature as part of the DFG Research Training Group »Minor Cosmopolitanisms« at Universität Potsdam. After earning his PhD, he was a Fellow at the Institute for Cultural Inquiry ICI-Berlin from 2014 to 2016. In »Queer Ancient Ways« (2018) he examines mythological figures in Babylonian and Nahua creation myths as theoretical sources for  queer imagination.