Saturday 17 March 2012

Academic round-up

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Information that may be of interest to students and researchers in the fields of gender and sexuality.

Friday 23rd March 9am-7.30pm.
Birkbeck Institute for Social Research
Birkbeck College, 30 Russell Sq, Room 101.

Funded PhD opportunity: Queer theory in France
King's College London, Oct 2012 - Sep 2015
Deadline for applications: 20th April. 
Contact: Hector Kollias  (

Friday 04th May 2012, 9.30am
Research Centre for Film & Digital Media,Culture Lab, Newcastle University
This event is free, but booking is required. Please follow the link to register your place:
Keynote Speakers: Dr Deborah Jermyn (University of Roehampton, Department of Media,Culture & Language) and Dr Sadie Wearing (London School of Economics, Gender Institute)

May 11 2012 
9.30-5.15pm, followed by reception
Screen 1, Media Research Building, Goldsmiths College
This event is free, and all welcome, but places are limited. If you would like to attend, please email Sara Ahmed ( by April 27th 2012.

Friday 11th May 2012
University of Birmingham 
This conference invites contributions from postgraduate researchers of any level in a variety of disciplines. If you want to submit a proposal for a presentation of 20 minutes please send an abstract of no more than 250 words to by 21 March 2012.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS –  Black Sexualities Studies Reader
Proposal Submissions Deadline: August 1, 2012
We seek text-based, visual, and audio submissions that were previously published or unpublished in any discipline from anywhere in the world by people of African descent. We seek work in all genres and forms including: critical and scholarly essays, creative writing, artistic work, experimental forms, interviews, etc.

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