Graduate Seminar Series - 2021/2022
Seminars will take place on Zoom
Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Autumn Term 2021/22
|27 October||Law and Disorder||
Lizzie Hughes: “I walk gently and speak softly”: exploring how we hear gender by interrogating the surveillance of sound within the public bathroom"
Meghan Hoyt: "Misogyny and Hate Crime"
Molly Ackhurst and Nic Aaron: "The Productive Character of Carcerality: How are carceral logics producing and shaping critical feminist approaches to sexual violence?"
Zoom Meeting ID: 897 8279 5032
|24 November||Queer and Dynamic Identities||
Andreea Moise: “A Soul in Physical Stress: Transgender Epistemologies and Transitioning Ethics in Djuna Barnes's Nightwood"
Athina Mara: "Regulating same-sex parenting in Greece: institutional changes, social acceptance, claims"
Marietta Kosma: "Decoloniality, Borderlands, and Transformative Visions"
Meeting ID: 842 0406 0064
Siti Shari: "The Status of the Victorian Women and Infanticide: History Behind Infanticide Act 1938"
Arna Dirghangi: "The nouvelle femme of Calcutta: How the 1947 Bengal Partition set forth a newly-acquired agency in the refugee woman during post-partition resettlement"
Aleksandr Lepin: "Social work with single-fathers raising children following divorce in Russia"
Amy Andrada: "The Construction of Motherhood: Re-conceptualizing Single Mothers"
Meeting ID: 816 6594 4213
|Dates and rooms||Topic||Presenters|
Taoyuan Luo: "'Feminist’ as a problematic tag: young Chinese women distancing themselves from a feminist identity and the rising feminist zeal"
Islam Al Khatib: "Re-purposing Solidarity: Grief as a Feminist Tool in the MENA"
Abena Nyarkoa: "What factors help us understand the academic achievement of a small group of Ghanaian girls from disadvantaged backgrounds? Participants lived experiences"
Sritama Manda: "Gender and Health in India"
Meeting ID:885 7166 2113
|Women on the Move||
Caoimhe Kiernan: "How can the affects inspired by the global feminist judgment projects influence the gender composition of judiciaries in common law jurisdictions?"
Lucy Crompton: "Gender bias in financial remedies on divorce"
Erin Geraghty: "Why enquire into something the world already knows about?” Comparing imperial feminist motivations for Millicent Fawcett’s ‘Committee of Ladies’ to South Africa 1901 and the Women’s International League delegation to Ireland 1920"
Kathrina Perry: "Ladies of the Shoe Trade: Philanthropy, politics and the social significance of the wives of prominent shoe manufacturers in Northampton, 1870 – 1950"
|Media and Literature||
Hannah Sherwood: "'Girls Just Want to Have Fun': Development of the Music Video and the Female Body"
Irene Rodriguez Pintado: "Female creation as female self-assertion: The Diary of Anaïs Nin and Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar on female creativity and authorship"
Nelly Fais-sad: "Lolita – The Myth of the Child-Woman in Visual Media Concepts"
Melissa Arkley-Simpson: "Let Us Be Angry! An Intersectional Analysis of Feminist Anger Expressed Through the Affective Labour of Female Extreme Metal Vocalists"
The CSWG Graduate Seminar Series welcomes graduate research students from across the UK and beyond to share their work on gender, sexuality and feminism, in a supportive and friendly interdisciplinary environment.
The seminars are free to attend and open to students at all stages of study, staff and the general public .
If you face any access barriers and there are any adjustments we can make to support your full participation, please email us via cswgseminarseries at gmail dot com.
If you have any questions about the events in the series, please email us via cswgseminarseries at gmail dot com.
The seminar series organising committee for 2021 - 2022 are: Priscilla Vitoh, Cherisse Francis, Raad Khair Allah, Bruna Rego and Charlotte Higgs