Programme

9.00-9.30
REGISTRATION

9.30-10.45
WELCOME AND KEYNOTE
Moore Lecture Theatre
Dr. Justin Bengry: Chances, Choices, Challenges and Changes: Early Career and Research Trajectories for Historians of Gender and Sexuality

10.45-11.00
BREAK

11.00-12.30
PARALLEL PANELS:
1a CRUELTY AND CRIME
Chair: Dr. Stella Moss             Room: TBC
Diane Raynard: Respectability, Shame and Allegations of Extra Marital Crimes in the Divorce Court
Dr. Cara Diver: Gender Relations in Conflict: Notions of Masculinity and Femininity in Marital Violence Trials in Ireland, 1922-65
Uta Rautenberg: Homophobia in Nazi Camps

1b SEXUALITY
Chair: Lyndsay Galpin             Room: TBC
Nailya Shamgunova: Anglophone Conceptualisations of Sexual Diversity in the Ottoman Empire, c. 1550-1700
Laura Fontanella: Translation and Gender: Feminist, Queer Transfeminist and Postcolonial Approaches
Cheryl Morgan: Gender and Citizenship in Ancient Rome

12.30-13.30
LUNCH

13.30-15.00
PARALLEL PANELS:
2a ‘FEMININITIES’
Chair: Adam McKie                 Room: TBC
Lakshmi-Pearl Quigley: Gender and Film in History: Approaches to the Portrayal of Women’s Subjectivity in Indian Cinema
Serena Mocci: Challenging Gender Roles: Margaret Fuller’s Gender Fluidity as a Political Claim
Dr. Patrick J. Doyle: Re-examining Southern Women and the Confederate Cause

2b EMOTIONS AND THE BODY
Chair: Michaela Jones            Room: TBC
Livi Dee: Two Bodies or One? Conceptualisations of Women in English Pro-Life Discourse, 1967-1992
Valentina Tomassetti: A Bride with Red Cheeks: Gender Discrimination and Emotional Practises in Early Modern Europe
Dylan Sebastian Evans: Rape in France: Notes Towards a Historical Understanding of the ‘Problem’

15.00-15.15
BREAK

15.15-16.45
PARALLEL PANELS:
3a RELIGION
Chair: Dr. Justin Bengry          Room: TBC
Max Denton: Blessing Same-Sex Couples and Queering ‘Companionate Marriage’ in 1970s and 1980s Britain
George J. Severs: The Impact of HIV/AIDS on the Church of England’s Homosexuality Debate
Laura Wood: A Third Gender? – The Chastity of Late Medieval Widows

3b ‘MASCULINITIES’
Chair: Dr. Nicola Phillips         Room: TBC
Stephanie Wright: Adapting Military Masculinities to Peace: The Case of Franco’s ‘Mutilated Gentlemen’ in Spain, 1936-75
Dr. Kevin Guyan: Histories of Men and Masculinities: Using the Past to Change the Present
Liana-Beatrice Valerio: ‘The Efforts of Abolitionists to Frighten Timid Young Men, and Terrify Nervous Old Women, with the Horrors of Rebellion…’: Questioning the Emotions, Bravado and Masculinity of the South Carolina Slave-holding Elite, 1820-1850

16.45-17.00
CLOSING REMARKS

The programme is also available to download as a PDF here.

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