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Seminars 2014/15

Surveying Sex: gender and sexuality in former conscripts’ memories of military service.

18th Mar 2015 5:00pm-7:00pm Grand Parade Dr Fia Sundevall (Stockholm University) When compulsory male military service was abolished in Sweden in 2010, a point of reference shared by millions of Swedish men came to an end as well. In the… Continue Reading →

LGBTQ digital activism, subjectivity and neoliberalism

18th Feb 2015 5:00pm-7:00pm Grand Parade Dr Olu Jenzen (University of Brighton) The internet and, more recently, social networking sites (SNS) have become an important arena for sexual politics. They are used for campaigning on particular issues, for the circulation… Continue Reading →

Love, Sex and Selfhood: Narrating the Young Sixties Man

14th Jan 2015 5:00pm-7:00pm Grand Parade Dr Celia Hughes (University of Copenhagen) This paper draws from an on-going project examining the subjectivities and self-making of young higher educated men in post-war Britain. Studying contemporary and retrospective male self-narratives on the… Continue Reading →

Second-Wave Feminism and the Politics of Consumption

3rd Dec 2014 5:00pm-7:00pm Grand Parade   Dr Joanne Hollows (Independent Scholar)  Critics such as Mica Nava and Lydia Martens have observed that there is a ‘conventional’ assumption that feminism has a hostile relationship to consumer culture, an assumption which… Continue Reading →

Ernest Cole’s House of Bondage, the United States Information Agency and the Cultural Politics of the Cold War

5th Nov 2014 5:00pm-7:00pm Grand Parade Ernest Cole’s House of Bondage, the United States Information Agency and the Cultural Politics of the Cold War Professor Darren Newbury, University of Brighton. The aim of this paper is to position Ernest Cole’s photographs of apartheid… Continue Reading →

‘The Korean War Never Happened’: Experience in the Life-Narratives of British Servicemen of the ‘Forgotten War’

22nd Oct 2014 5:00pm-7:00pm Grand Parade   Dr Grace Huxford, University of Warwick This paper explores the variety of ways in which British servicemen narrated their experiences of the Korean War (1950–1953). Although over 1,000 British servicemen died during this… Continue Reading →

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