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Gendered Knowledges: An Interdisciplinary Workshop

June 12, 2013

University of Warwick

The aim of this all-day workshop was to provide an open space for participants from all disciplines and all faculties to develop a meaningful conversation on the future and possibility of interdisciplinary research in gender and sexuality studies, and to discuss how to promote an interdisciplinary community of researchers at Warwick and beyond.

Final programme for the day

Printable copy here(PDF Document)

9.45 Registration and Refreshments

10.00-11.05: Keynote: Rahul Rao (SOAS), The Queer Question

11.15 – 12.45 – Panel 1

Lawrence Green, University of Warwick - Divi[n]//[d]ing the Body Beautiful: An Exercise in Pornographic Mysticism

Kayte Stokoe, University of Warwick - Reframing Drag

Laura Glenny, University of Warwick - 'Was Medical Literature a Repressive or Liberating Force for Homosexuality from 1887-1980?

Jude McNabb, University of Warwick – Drawing Lines and Confessing Doubts: Governing Faculty-Student Sexual and Romantic Relationships

12.45-13.45 – Lunch - (Lunch will be provided)

13.45- 15.15 – Panel 2

Nazia Hussein, University of Warwick, Enactment of ‘New Womenness’: Urban, Middle class, Professional Women of Bangladesh

Caitlin Fisher, Gender Institute, LSE - Body Projects: Making, Remaking and Inhabiting the Female Football Body in Brazil

Katy Pilcher, Brunel University - Visualizing Erotic Dance

Aaliyah Hussain, University of Warwick - Afghan Women's Bodies in the War on Terror: Sites of Contestation

15.30-16.30 Roundtable Discussion

Cath Lambert, University of Warwick

Jonathan Heron, University of Warwick

Oliver Davis, University of Warwick

Rahul Rao, SOAS


Lawrence Green
Divi[n]//[d]ing the Body Beautiful: An Exercise in Pornographic Mysticism


Nazia Hussein
Enactment of ‘New Womenness’: Urban, Middle class, Professional Women of Bangladesh

Videos from the workshop

Rahul Rao
Queer Questions

Kayte Stokoe
Reframing Drag

Jude McNabb
Drawing Lines and Confessing Doubts: Governing Faculty-Student Sexual and Romantic Relationships

Aaliyah Hussain
Afghan Women's Bodies in the War on Terror: Sites of Contestation

Roundtable
Cath Lambert, Oliver Davis, Jonathan Heron and Rahul Rao