Thursday, 19 April 2012

Academic Round-Up

Lashings of Ginger Beer

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Oxford-based Lashers are SO PSYCHED for this lecture series starting next week - open to anyone who can get to Oxford for 2pm on a Wednesday:

pictures of queers from history

Before Oscar: Reading Gender & Sexuality Pre-1880
"Crossing period and national boundaries, this lecture series will introduce the pleasures and dangers of reading pre-twentieth century literature through a queer-studies and gender-studies lens."
More exciting queer academic events below the cut!

Reconsidering Coming and Being ‘Out’?
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Research in the 21st Century
Friday 18th May 2012
10.30 - 16.00
London South Bank University
Deadline date for application is Wednesday 2nd May 2012
cost of £35 to cover refreshments, lunch and rooms

The 2012 LGB and T research conference brings together academics,  researchers and activists from across the country to look at the state of  LGB and T research, to chart a way forward and to bridge the gap between academia and activism .The Conference broadly addresses the theme of coming, being and staying out throughout the diverse lives of LGB and / or T people.

Sexuality Summer School 2012:
Homophobia and Other Aversions
22nd - 25th May 2012
University of Manchester

The Summer School is an annual event intended for postgraduates and researchers working in the broadly defined area of sexuality studies. The Summer School addresses current debates within queer studies, emphasising in particular its implication for the interdisciplinary study of culture. It offers an opportunity for students to discuss queer debates with researchers in the CSSC as well as international scholars brought in for the event. Applications welcome from Doctoral and Masters' level students from any university.

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