Homonationalisms and Criminalized Queers: A Panel Discussion about Global Sexual Politics

Event Date: 16 March 2016 Room 415 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities in association with Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality (BiGS) presents: Homonationalisms and Criminalized Queers: A Panel Discussion about Global Sexual Politics Speakers: Tara Atluri (Visiting Fellow, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities and GEDS, Birkbeck, University of …

Tara Atluri – Centre Stages of Development: Performance, Public Art, and Sexual Politics

Event Date: 3 March 2016 Room B02 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities in association with Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality (BiGS) presents: Dr Tara Atluri (Ontario/Birkbeck) – Centre Stages of Development: Performance, Public Art, and Sexual Politics ‘The function of art is to do more than tell it …

‘Pink slave’ or the Modern Young Woman? Au Pairing in the UK from the 19th Century to the Present

Event Date: 5 February 2016 Room G02 28 Russell Square, Birkbeck, University of London London WC1B 5DQ Birkbeck Gender Studies (BiGS) in collaboration with the Raphael Samuel History Centre presents: ‘Pink slave’ or the Modern Young Woman? Au Pairing in the UK from the 19th Century to the Present Speakers:              Dr Eleni Liarou (Birkbeck) and Dr Rosie Cox (Birkbeck) In …

1

Pits and Perverts Revisited: ‘Pride’ the movie and politics now!

Enjoyed and inspired by ‘Pride’ the film? Come and see a short documentary about the real story and hear from two of the key people portrayed in the film. This will be followed by a panel discussion about  its relevance for politics today.  And stay on for drinks….

1

Gendering Representations of the Financial Crisis

In this seminar – the first of a BIGS series on Gender and Austerity – Louise Owen and Kate Maclean discuss their work on gendering representations of the financial crisis, with a focus on popular culture responses to this notoriously complex event, that has – some have argued – constituted a coup d’état.

Temporal Vertigo: The Paradoxes of Ageing

  Event Date: 16 December 2013 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Gender & Sexuality (BiGS) Group and the Birkbeck Department of Psychosocial Studies present: Temporal Vertigo: The Paradoxes of Ageing Public seminar to think about ageing. Discussions will confront our fears and prejudices around old age, while also pondering …

3

Jack Halberstam – The Wild: Humans, Animals, Anarchy

  Event Date: 10 December 2013 Room B01 C;ore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Gender & Sexuality (BiGS) Group and Birkbeck Institute of Social Research, Birkbeck, University of London present: The Wild: Humans, Animals, Anarchy Speaker: Professor Jack Halberstam (University of Southern California) Jack Halberstam is Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity …