History of Sexuality

Venue: Pollard Room N301, 3rd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Tuesdays 17:15

Convenors: Chiara Beccalossi (University of Lincoln), Alison Oram (Leeds Beckett University), Craig Griffiths (Manchester Metropolitan University), Christopher M. Waters (Williams University), Heike Bauer (Birkbeck), Jana Funke (University of Exeter), Julia Laite (Birkbeck), Jane Mackelworth (Queen Mary), Justin Bengry (Goldsmiths), Claire Hayward (Kingston University), Matt Cook (Birkbeck), Sean Brady (Birkbeck), Sarah Toulalan (University of Exeter), Daniel Callwood (Queen Mary), Katherine Harvey (Birkbeck), Tommy Dickinson (King’s College London), Janet Weston (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine), Daniel Orrells (King’s College London).

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Autumn Term 2017
DateSeminar details
10 October
17:15
The Mythical Sexuality of La Goulue and La Casati
Will Visconti (University of Sydney)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

7 November
17:15
Redefining “Normal” Child Sexuality: Encounters between Sexologists and Psychoanalysts at the fin de siècle
Katie Sutton (Australian National University)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

29 November
18:00
Turing in Context: Sexual Offences in Cheshire in the 1950s
Chris Waters (Williams College)
Clore Lecture Theatre, Birkbeck College, Torrington Square

30 November
14:00
The Prairies- Coming Out Strong: Western Canadian Queer Communities, 1969-1985
Valerie Korinek (University of Saskatchewan)
Clore Lecture Theatre, Birkbeck College, Torrington Square

5 December
17:15
Rethinking Homology and Analogy of the Sexes in the Historiography of Sexuality
Alison Moore (Western Sydney University)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

Spring Term 2018
DateSeminar details
16 January
17:15
Wet-nurses, sexual restrictions and wage labour in Roman Egypt
April Pudsey (Manchester Metropolitan University)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

13 February
17:15
Lesbian Domesticities: Material structures of same-sex intimacy in post-war Britain and Australia
Rebecca Jennings (University College London)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

13 March
17:15
Rethinking sexual geography: ‘sexuality’ and European identity, c. 1550-1700
Nailya Shamgunova (University of Cambridge)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

Summer Term 2018
DateSeminar details
15 May
17:15
Purring Vaginas and Waggling Penises: Sexting World War One
Nancy Christie (McMaster University), Michael Gavereau (McMaster University)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

12 June
17:15
The Discovery of Pleasure: Female Sexuality in Italy and West Germany in the long 1970s
Fiametta Balestracci (Queen Mary University of London)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR