Dominic Janes – British Caricature and Queer Fashioning 1750-1900

Event Date: 16 December 2017 The Bevan Suite BMA House Tavistock Square London WC1H 9JP. The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research, Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality (BiGS) in collaboration with The Raphael Samuel History Centre present: Professor Dominic Janes (Keele) – British Caricature and Queer Fashioning 1750-1900 What are the links between the histories of fashion and of sexuality? Did Oscar …

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 …

Queer Conversation with Dennis Altman

  Event Date: 24 May 2016 The Keynes Library Birkbeck, University of London 43 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research in association with Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality (BiGS) presents: Queer Conversation with Dennis Altman Drawing on forty years of writing about queer life and politics, Dennis Altman reflects with Caoimhe Mader McGuinness on queer life …

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A Feeling for Things: A Conversation around the work of Jane Bennett

Event Date: 5 October 2013 Room G16 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Department of Psychosocial Studies and Birkbeck Institute of Social Research, Birkbeck, University of London present: A Feeling for Things: A Conversation around the work of Jane Bennett The work of the political theorist Jane Bennett (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore) over …

Queer Muslim Women Today

  Event Date: 6 July 2013 Room B35 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Safra Project and the Birkbeck Department of Psychosocial Studies present: Queer Muslim Women Today This event will bring together academics, activists and communities to discuss a range of issues that impact on the lives of queer Muslim women today. …

Queer Homes

        Event Date: 12 June 2013 Geffrye Museum Kingsland Road, London,  E2 8EA The Geffrye Museum in partnership with the Raphael Samuel History Centre present: Queer Homes Explore the meanings and practicalities of home-making for lesbians and gay men past and present at this fascinating roundtable discussion. Brent Pilkey‘s (University College London) research takes a queer approach …

Aren Aizura – Beyond Queering the Chain of Care: Affective Feminizations, Biological Investments

Event Date: 18 March 2013 Room B35 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Department of Psychosocial Studies presents: The MA Psychosocial Studies Annual Lecture Dr Aren Aizura ( Rutgers) – Beyond Queering the Chain of Care: Affective Feminizations, Biological Investments Martin Manalansan observed in 2007 that we need to “queer” the chain of …

Denis M. Provencher – Maghrebi-French Disidentifications: Queer Performances of Gender, Religion, and Citizenship

Event Date: 5 December 2012 WIN 0-05 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures presents TRAUMA, FICTION, HISTORY seminar series Professor Denis M. Provencher (Marie Curie International Incoming Fellow, Nottingham-Trent University & Associate Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore County) – Maghrebi-French Disidentifications: Queer Performances of Gender, Religion, and Citizenship This …