Mia Cecily Florin-Sefton
Doctoral Candidate, English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University
Mia Florin-Sefton is a PhD candidate in the Department of English and Comparative Literature and is the graduate assistant for Queer Theory: Here, Now and Everywhere. Her research examines the evolving representation and conception of so-called non-normative bodies, desires, lifespans, and persons within the context of biocapitalism. Before coming to Columbia she worked as a Curatorial Assistant on an exhibition on science fiction at the Barbican Centre, London; and from 2015-16 she was a Thouron Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania.