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Multi-disciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Gender Titles Book StackThe Gender Research Seminars offer academics and graduate students an opportunity to present their work-in-progress to a multi-disciplinary audience interested in gender, in a friendly and informal atmosphere. Seminars are held at lunch times on specified days during Michaelmas and Lent and everyone is welcome to attend.

The seminars are organised and chaired by Sigal Spigel. If you would like more information about this series, or are interested in presenting your work at a Gender Research Seminar, please email Sigal at sis22@cam.ac.uk

 

*All seminars will be held in Room S1, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP*

 

Lent 2019:

 

12.30–13.30, Monday 21 January 2019

Dr Jemima Repo

Lecturer in the Politics of Gender, Newcastle University

Feminist Genealogy and Gender Ontology

 

12.30–13.30, Monday 28 January 2019

Dr Paolo Heywood

Department of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge

Junior Research Fellow, Homerton College

Love of self, love of others, and love of many: ethics, morality,

and polyamory

 

12.30–13.30, Monday 4 February 2019

Dr Natasha Tanna

College Lecturer in Spanish, Christ’s College, University of Cambridge

‘Erotohistoriography’: Queer Encounters in Literary Archives

 

12.30–13.30, Monday 11 February 2019

Dr Mairéad McAuley

Lecturer in Classics, Department of Greek and Latin, University College London

Odi et Amo: Reading Roman Love Poetry in the Age of #MeToo

 

12.30–13.30, Monday 18 February 2019

Mr Eddie Wei

PhD Student in Multidisciplinary Gender Studies, University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies

Gendered Justice in China: Victim-Offender Mediation as the 'Different Voice' of Female Judges

 

12.30–13.30, Monday 25 February 2019

Ms Lena Moore

PhD Student in Multidisciplinary Gender Studies, University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies

Securing the Frontier: the US Military’s Posthuman Project

 

12.30–13.30, Monday 4 March 2019

Ms Elizabeth Yarrow

PhD Student in Multidisciplinary Gender Studies, University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies

Gendered Bodies: Institutions, Sex Binarism, and the Experiences of Gender Diverse Youth in UK Schools and Health Services

 

12.30–13.30, Monday 11 March 2019

Professor Margaretta Jolly

Professor of Cultural Studies, University of Sussex

Dr Zoe Strimpel

Research Fellow (Media and Film), University of  Sussex

The Feminist Body Business: Purpose and Profit from ‘Spare Rib’ To The Body Shop

 

 

Michaelmas 2018:

12.30–13.30, Monday 8 October 2018

Dr Bogdan Popa

Lecturer in Gender Studies, University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies 

The Cold War and an Alternative History of the Term Gender

 

12.30–13.30, Monday 22 October 2018

Rivers Solomon

Author, Cambridge

From XY to Sci-fi: Imagining Alternative Gender Paradigms in Human Pasts and Futures

 

12.30–13.30, Monday 5 November 2018

Dr Boyd Brogan

Centre for Future Health Early Career Fellow, University of York

Male Hysteria in Shakespeare’s England

 

12.30–13.30, Monday 19 November 2018

Dr Julienne Obadia

Junior Research Fellow, King’s College, University of Cambridge

Possessive Individualism and Feminism: A Vexed Relationship