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CSWG Graduate Seminar Series - 2023/2024

Join us for this year's Graduate Seminar Series!

The seminar series aims to:

  • Foster discussions on questions of/around gender and feminist studies
  • Provide a safe and comfortable space for students to present their research
  • Create an opportunity to fine tune presentation skills and conference presentations/possible publications

Teams Meeting links will be made available for each session closer to the date.

Gender Fluidity, Non-Normative and Social Critiques
Wednesday February 7th, 3pm-5pm, Microsoft Teams

Jadavpur University

Kinjoli Das

“He is a woman!”: Examining Transcending Gender Boundaries And Sexuality in Woolf’s Orlando and Ghosh’s Chitrangada: A Crowning Wish (2012)

Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Aditi Maddali

The matter of non-normativity: Locating materiality in non-normative families

Jawaharlal Nehru University

Deepika Singh

Labouring women: a study of paid domestic work in India

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Gender and Queerness: Exploring intersectional experiences
Wednesday February 28th, 3pm-5pm, Microsoft Teams

Brandeis University

Syed Taha Kaleem

Desiring Whiteness: Race and Queerness in Qatar

Aalborg University

Rieke Schröder

Revisiting ‘intimate insider’ positionalities. A critical examination of identity, expertise, and the white activist gaze on LGBTIQ+ displacement

Independent Researcher

Baby Rizwana N V

Intersecting Gender and Disability: A Critical Evaluation of the Film “Peranbu” (2018)

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Marginalisation of women and silencing feminist voices
Wednesday March 6th, 3pm-5pm, Microsoft Teams

Trinity College Dublin

Muskan Sachdeva

Female Sexuality in 19th century India: A Case Study of Victorian Conjugality in Bengal

Social Sciences University of Ankara

Rabia Erdem

The Voice and its Owner(s) in Erendiz Atasü’s Short Story Collection "Women Also Exist"

National Institute of Technology Patna

Talat

Bodies in Resistance: Dalit Women’s Struggle Against Objectification in Indian Society

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Exploring Gendered Work and Oppression: Insights from the Indian Waste Economy, Gender Pricing, and Romanticised Domestic Labour
Wednesday May 15th, 3pm-5pm, Microsoft Teams

O.P Jindal University

Joel John Sakhi

INVISIBLE WORKFORCE IN A VISIBLE WASTE ECONOMY

City, University of London

Suzana Rahde Gerchmanne

Women labour and pay more to be (recognised as) women: an analysis of gendered legal subjectivities taking gender pricing (pink tax) as a case study.

Brunel University London

Isabel Sykes

Tradwives and stay-at-home girlfriends: the romanticisation of domestic labour on TikTok

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Exploring Transgender and Gender Diverse Experiences: Embodiment, Policies, and Lived Realities
Wednesday June 5th, 3pm-5pm, Microsoft Teams

Coventry University

Kayden J Schumacher

Transcribing the Trans Experience: Trans Embodiment in the English Education System

Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Ayushi Banerjee

Influence of on-screen portrayals of queerness on queer identity formation among youth in India

Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Kopai Riti

“Trendification” of Weddings: Embracing Culture or A Step Back for Feminism?

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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 2023 - 2024 are: Dipak Panchal, Grace Kamanga, Hadijah Namyalo-Ganafa, Pallavi Joshi and Silvia Naydenova.