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The Gender Research Seminars offer academics and postgraduate 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 on specified days during Michaelmas and Lent terms 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

 

Academic Year 2021-22

*Please note that the Gender Research seminars in Lent term 2022 are currently scheduled to be held online only.  

 Registration for attending the seminars will be via Eventbrite and will close at 9.00 am on the day of the seminar. Once registered, participants will receive a zoom link via email shortly before the seminar commences.  

Lent term 2022:

12:30 – 13:30 GMT, Monday 24 January 2022

Understanding Violence Against Women in the Irish Revolution – a global perspective

Professor Linda Connolly

Professor of Sociology and Director, Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute, Maynooth University; Visiting Fellow, University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies

Please register for this seminar at the Eventbrite registration link:

 

12:30 – 13:30 GMT, Monday 31 January 2022

‘Sex is Real,’ and other Gender Critical Non Sequiturs: A TERF Grammar Book

Dr Jacob Breslow

Assistant Professor of Gender and Sexuality, Department of Gender Studies, London School of Economics

Please register for this seminar at the Eventbrite registration link:

 

12:30 – 13:30 GMT, Monday 7 February 2022

Coming out as wanting (or not wanting) to have children: Sexual identities and reproductive orientations

Dr Robert Pralat

Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge

Please register for this seminar at the Eventbrite registration link:

 

12:30 – 13:30 GMT, Monday 14 February 2022

From ‘me, not you’ to ‘all of us’: an intersectional approach to tackling sexual violence

Professor Alison Phipps

Professor of Sociology, School of Geography, Politics, and Sociology, Newcastle University

Please register for this seminar at the Eventbrite registration link:

 

12:30 – 13:30 GMT, Monday 21 February 2022

Loveability - A Critical Theory

Ms Jenny Moran

PhD Candidate in Multi-disciplinary Gender Studies, UCCGS

Please register for this seminar at the Eventbrite registration link:

 

12:30 – 13:30 GMT, Monday 28 February 2022

Devouring "Queer": Oswald de Andrade's "Manifesto Antropófago" and Queer Studies in Contemporary Brazil

Ms Juliana Demartini-Brito

PhD Candidate in Multi-disciplinary Gender Studies, UCCGS

Please register for this seminar at the Eventbrite registration link:

 

12:30 – 13:30 GMT, Monday 7 March 2022

TBC

 

12:30 – 13:30 GMT, Monday 14 March 2022

Title TBC

Dr Alyosxa Tudor

Centre for Gender Studies, SOAS, University of London

 

Michaelmas term 2021:

1.00 - 2.00 pm, Monday 18 October 2021

Lola Olufemi

Researcher and Writer, Author of Feminism, Interrupted: Disrupting Power

In Search of an Imaginative Method

 

2.00 - 3.00 pm, Monday 1 November 2021

Professor Jules Gill-Peterson

Associate Professor, Department of History, Johns Hopkins University: General Co-Editor, Transgender Studies Quarterly

Being Street: On the Evidence of Trans Feminine Experience

 

1.00 - 2.00 pm, Monday 15 November 2021

Dr Lucy Delap

Faculty of History, University of Cambridge

Feminism, Race and ‘Third World Women’ in Late Twentieth Century Britain

Venue: Room SG2, Alison Richard Building, University of Cambridge, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP

 

1.00 - 2.00 pm, Monday 29 November 2021

Dr Julieta Chaparro Buitrago

Reproductive Sociology Research Group (ReproSoc), University of Cambridge

Toward a Decolonial Reproductive Justice and the Cases of Forced Sterilization in Peru

Venue: Room SG2, Alison Richard Building, University of Cambridge, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP