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June 2017

Sexual Knowledge Cultures Seminar – Joy Dixon and Amber K. Regis

1st June @ 15:00 - 18:00
Digital Humanities Seminar Room, The Queen's Dr
Exeter, EX4 4QH
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Queen's N Mini-Theatre, 3-6 pm Please note that the lecture theatre is in the new Digital Humanities Lab. It can be accessed through the DH Lab Main Entrance in the Car Park at the back of the Queen’s Building. Please join us for our seminar on late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century cultures of sexual knowledge. The papers will be of interest to staff and students working on sexuality and gender, the history of science and medicine, life writing, reception studies and critical editing. There will…

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A Night Celebrating Angela Carter On Screen

18th June @ 19:30
Exeter Phoenix, Bradninch Place, Gandy Street
Exeter, EX4 3LS United Kingdom
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£6

A NIGHT CELEBRATING ANGELA CARTER ON SCREEN, FEATURING THE COMPANY OF WOLVES Sun 18 Jun 2017 | 7.30pm | £6 In collaboration with University of Exeter, Dr Anna Watz, Senior Lecturer at the University of Linköping, Sweden presents an evening celebrating the work of Angela Carter, novelist, poet, short story writer & one of the most original voices in the 20th century English literature best known for her feminist, magical realism and picturesque works. Focusing on her screen representation the…

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Angela Carter and Surrealism – Anna Watz (Linköping University, Sweden)

20th June @ 15:30
Queens Building, LT.1, Queens Drive
Exeter, EX4 4QH
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Dr Anna Watz, Senior Lecturer in English Literature at Linköping University (Sweden) will be visiting Exeter, and during her visit will be giving a lecture on her wonderful book Angela Carter and Surrealism: 'A Feminist Libertarian Aesthetic' - published by Routledge, 2016. In 1972, Angela Carter translated Xavière Gauthier’s ground-breaking feminist critique of the surrealist movement, Surréalisme et sexualité (1971). Although the translation was never published, the project at once confirmed and consolidated Carter’s previous interest in surrealism, representation, gender and desire and…

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Sexual Knowledge Cultures Seminar – Philippa Levine

21st June @ 15:00 - 18:00
Reed Hall, Ibraham Ahmed Room, Streatham Dr
Exeter, EX4 4QR-
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Free

  In conjunction with Exeter's Rethinking Sexology project, Centre for Imperial and Global History and Global Engagement and Development we are delighted to welcome Professor Philippa Levine (University of Texas at Austin) to Exeter to speak on "Slavery and the Aesthetics of Abjection". 3-4:30pm, with a wine reception to follow. There will also be tea, coffee and cake. All are very welcome! Abstract: Humanitarian photographers have long known the value of a well-shot picture, one that induces pathos and opens wallets for charitable causes. Yet…

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Islamic Law and Sex/uality Workshop

22nd June @ 09:30 - 16:30

Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies Lecture, Theatre 2 The University of Exeter will host a one day workshop exploring representations of the past by modern Muslims in a range of societies on topics relating to sex and sexuality in Islamic Law. More details and the full programme here.

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Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference, University of Exeter

29th June - 30th June
University of Exeter Exeter, EX4 4QH + Google Map
Free

Ana Tomcic (Sexual Knowledge member) is co-organising the University of Exeter Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference. The programme includes the following that may be of interest to Sexual Knowledge members and others:   -Welcome and keynote by Dr Ina Linge, Associate Research Fellow, Rethinking Sexology project, University of Exeter (and Sexual Knowledge member). -Reproduction, Family Planning and Embryonic Research: Social and Ethical Perspectives a) Ahmet Karakaya: “Bioethics through a Religious Lens: Exploring the Religious Discourses on Embryonic Stem Cell Research in Turkey” b)…

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October 2017

Sexual Knowledge network meet up

3rd October @ 15:00 - 16:30
Senior Common Room, Queens Building
Exeter, Devon EX4 4QH United Kingdom
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Free

Please join us for an informal meet up over tea, coffee and cake next Tuesday 3rd October 3-4.30pm in the Senior Common Room, Queens Building.  This is a chance to informally catch up about research and other activities going on across the university in the area of sex, sexuality and gender. We've had quite a number of new PGRs and staff join the network since we met last and so we hope to be able to welcome them in person. We…

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Guest Speaker: Katie Sutton (Australian National University)

12th October @ 14:00 - 15:30
Digital Humanities Seminar Room, The Queen's Dr
Exeter, EX4 4QH
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Digital Humanities Seminar Room Please note that the lecture theatre is in the new Digital Humanities Lab. It can be accessed through the DH Lab Main Entrance in the Car Park at the back of the Queen’s Building. Dr Katie Sutton (Australian National University) will present on ‘Scientific Respectability and Popular Disseminations of Sex Research in Interwar German Film’. Katie is an expert in gender and sexuality studies and European history and we are extremely lucky to have her with…

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Theologians’ Views of Infertility in Medieval Europe: Catherine Rider (Exeter)

25th October @ 16:00 - 18:00
Building:One Syndicate Room B, University of Exeter EX4 6TG + Google Map
Free

Catherine Rider (Exeter) shares her latest research on infertility in the Middle Ages. Her talk is titled: "A Punishment from God? Theologians' Views of Infertility in Medieval Europe". Part of the Centre for Medieval Studies seminar. See the full programme here. 

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December 2017

Who’s Gonna Love Me Now? World AIDS Day screening

1st December @ 17:30 - 20:00
Queens Building, LT.1, Queens Drive
Exeter, EX4 4QH
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Free

5.30pm, in Queen’s LT1 Introduced by Dr João Florêncio https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3p2uvYfehuE&feature=youtu.be  

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