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

1st June 2017 @ 15:00 - 18:00

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 be tea, coffee, cake, and wine! All welcome.

3-4: Dr Amber K. Regis (English, Sheffield) – “‘The editor has reason to believe…’: un/finishing the Memoirs of John Addington Symonds”. 

Amber will be speaking on her new critical edition of John Addington Symonds’ memoirs. 

4-4.30: Tea, Coffee and Cake 

4.30-5.30: Professor Joy Dixon (History, British Columbia) – ‘”The Gift of Sex”: Sexology, Social Purity, and the Production of Normalcy”. 

Joy is the author of Divine Feminine: Theosophy and Feminism in England

5.30-6.00: Wine Reception

This workshop is organised in conjunction with the Rethinking Sexology project.


1st June 2017
15:00 - 18:00
Event Categories:


Sexual Knowledge unit
Rethinking Sexology project


Digital Humanities Seminar Room
The Queen's Dr
Exeter, EX4 4QH
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