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March 2018

“You, Dear Doctor, Are My Only Rescue!” performance + talk

1st March @ 16:00 - 18:00
Exeter Phoenix, Bradninch Place, Gandy Street
Exeter, EX4 3LS United Kingdom
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Free Event: “You, Dear Doctor, Are My Only Rescue!”, March 1st, Exeter Phoenix “You, Dear Doctor, Are My Only Rescue!”, March 1st, Exeter Phoenix Join us for a free event dedicated to the history of sexuality and sexual science in Poland. We'll start with a performance created by Agnieszka Kościańska and Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay, followed with a talk by Agnieszka on the roots and purpose of this project and an open discussion with the audience. Please RSVP at deardoctor.eventbrite.com or facebook.com/sciencesofsex. More…

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Something Must Break (Queer Screens 2018)

5th March @ 16:30 - 18:30
Queens Building, LT.1, Queens Drive
Exeter, EX4 4QH
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Screening of Something Must Break Dir. Ester Martin Bergsmark Sweden, 2014 Swedish (subtitled) 84 min, colour All welcome! Part of Queer Screens 2018, an Art History and Visual Culture film series Programmed by Dr João Florêncio https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IOLSibVVKw&feature=youtu.be

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Tangerine (Queer Screens 2018)

12th March @ 16:30 - 18:30

Streatham Court D Screening of Tangerine Dir. Sean Baker USA, 2015 English 88 min, colour All welcome! Part of Queer Screens 2018, an Art History and Visual Culture film series Programmed by Dr João Florêncio https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IOLSibVVKw&feature=youtu.be

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Aligarh (Queer Screens 2018)

19th March @ 16:30 - 18:30
Queens Building, LT.1, Queens Drive
Exeter, EX4 4QH
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Screening of Aligarh Dir. Hansal Mehta India, 2016 Hindi (subtitled) 114 min, colour All welcome! Part of Queer Screens 2018, an Art History and Visual Culture film series Programmed by Dr João Florêncio https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IOLSibVVKw&feature=youtu.be

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Rethinking Marriage: Theoretical and Policy Challenges

21st March @ 13:30 - 16:00

The “Rethinking Marriage: Theoretical and Policy Challenges” event being run jointly between the Gender Research Network and the FRS Network will be held in the afternoon on Wednesday 21st March. The confirmed speakers are: Professor Brian Heaphy (Sociology, Manchester, speaking on his research around marriage and formalised partnerships). Dr Zainab Navqi (Law, Birmingham, speaking on feminist theory and polyamory). Professor Rosemary Auchmuty (Law, Reading, speaking on feminist theory, sexuality, law on marriage and Civil Partnerships). Dr Susannah Cornwall (Theology and Religion,…

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CANCELLED: Childbirth & Midwifery in Early Modern Britain: Angela Muir (Cardiff) and Sarah Fox (Manchester)

21st March @ 15:00 - 17:00
Digital Humanities Seminar Room, The Queen's Dr
Exeter, EX4 4QH
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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. 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. Seminar on: "Childbirth and Midwifery in Early Modern Britain". With presentations from: Angela Muir (Cardiff University) Sarah Fox (University of Manchester) Part of the ‘Medical History and Humanities’ seminar series. Do look out for the full programme here.

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The Misandrists (Queer Screens 2018)

26th March @ 16:30 - 18:30
Queens Building, LT.1, Queens Drive
Exeter, EX4 4QH
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Screening of The Misandrists Dir. Bruce LaBruce Germany, 2017 English 91 min, colour All welcome! Part of Queer Screens 2018, an Art History and Visual Culture film series Programmed by Dr João Florêncio https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IOLSibVVKw&feature=youtu.be

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May 2018

Workshop: China and Sexology

4th May @ 15:00 - 17:00

This inter-disciplinary workshop will feature papers from Dr Leon Rocha (University of Liverpool), and Dr Ting Guo (University of Exeter). You can find the abstracts below. This seminar is hosted by the University of Exeter’s Centre for Medical History and the  Rethinking Sexology project, and is part of the Medical History and Humanities seminar series (details of which can be found here) If you have any questions about the event then please get in touch with either of the co-conveners: Dr…

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June 2018

A Fantastic Woman: Film screening and Q&A with Gonzalo Maza (Grand Challenges event)

6th June @ 17:30 - 20:00
Alumni Lecture Theatre, University of Exeter

Screening of the Oscar-winning film, A Fantastic Woman (Chile, 2017), followed by Q&A with its co-writer and co-director, Gonzalo Maza (PhD candidate in Film, University of Exeter) in conversation with Prof Sally Faulkner. This critically acclaimed film tells the story of a transgender woman coming to terms with the loss of her partner in a society that does not know how to deal with transgender identities. Read the Guardian review here:https://www.theguardian.com/film/2018/mar/01/a-fantastic-woman-review-sebastian-lelio-daniela-vega This event is held as part of the Gender…

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Seth LeJacq – the vernacular forensics of sodomy

12th June @ 16:30 - 18:30

Please join us on 12 June from 4:30 pm in Amory B315 for what promises to be an exciting seminar. With generous support from the Centre for Medical History and the Centre for Maritime Historical Studies, James Davey and I would like to invite you to the joint CHM-CMHS seminar next week. We are lucky to have Seth LeJacq from Duke University present his latest work titled “The vernacular forensics of sodomy in early modern Anglo-America: the Royal Navy as…

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