Alberto Mira – Queer uses of cinephilia in Moix’ memoirs

Event Date: 15 November 2016 Picture Gallery, Founder’s Building, Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The 2016 David Vilaseca Memorial Lecture Dr Alberto Mira (Oxford Brookes) – Queer uses of cinephilia in Moix’ memoirs Autobiographical writing by Hispanic queer authors shows a recurring interest on the movies both as a source for queer education and as a …

Helen Graham – From ‘Lives at the Limit’: histories against the grain – an unfinished dialogue with David

Event Date: 10 November 2015 Picture Gallery Founder’s Building, Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The 2015 David Vilaseca Memorial Lecture  I came to explore the wreck The words are purposes. The words are maps. I came to see the damage that was done and the treasures that prevail         (Adrienne Rich, 1973) Professor Helen Graham (RHUL) …