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Date and time
Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 18:00 to 19:30
Parkgate Road
United Kingdom

About the Event

Talks are on Thursdays, are free, and are open to all (with or without any connections to the University). 

  • Sessions run from 6:00pm to around 7:30pm; all will be run online on MS Teams.

21st Oct. 2021

Dr Apryl Alexander

Preventing and Addressing Gender-Based Violence with Youth

  • Many systems-involved youth have experienced gender-based violence prior to engaging in illegal behaviour. Apryl Alexander, Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at the University of Denver, discusses the need for trauma-informed care as a means of gender-based violence prevention.

18th Nov. 2021

Professor Sasha Roseneil

Common Knowledge? Understanding, representations and memories of Greenham Forty Years On

  • Sasha Roseneil is Professor of Interdisciplinary Social Science, Dean of the Faculty of Social and Historical Science, and Pro-Provost (Equity & Inclusion) at UCL. She is the author of two books about Greenham Common, published – as she says – a long time ago now! Prof. Roseneil will be introduced by IGS MRes graduate Declan Penrose.

16th Dec. 2021

Dr Coco d’Hont

How Female Is the Future? Unpacking Gender in Contemporary Metal Music

  • Coco d’Hont is the author of Extreme States: The Evolution of American Transgressive Fiction (2019). Her research focuses on horror fiction, pop music, and its intersections with gender and sexuality. Dr d’Hont will be introduced by IGS PhD student Holly Royle.

20th Jan. 2022

Dr Sharif Mowlabocus

Interrogating Homonormativity: Gay Male Culture after Marriage Equality

  • Sharif Mowlabocus is an Associate Professor at Fordham University, NYC. His research explores 21st-century gay male culture, representation and politics. He has authored two books: Gaydar Culture (2010) and Interrogating Homonormativity (2021). Dr Mowlabocus will be introduced by IGS PhD student Liz Hendy.

24th Feb. 2022

Professor Virginia Braun

Thematic analysis: (Don’t) believe the hype!

  • A feminist critical health psychologist at The University of Auckland, Virginia Braun is also passionate about qualitative researching. With collaborator Victoria Clarke, she recently published Thematic Analysis: A Practical Guide. Professor Braun will be introduced by IGS PhD student Gill Badrock.

24th March 2022

Professor Sally Hines

Gender Fluidity: Progress and Pushbacks in the UK Today

  • Professor Sally Hines is Chair of Sociology at the University of Sheffield. Her book, Is Gender Fluid?: A Primer for the 21st Century, was published in 2020. Sally’s currently working on two large ESRC-funded projects, one looking at trans masculine pregnancy and one addressing young people’s experiences of gender. Professor Hines will be introduced by IGS PhD student Kate Naylor.

In March 2022 the IGS will once again be working with the University’s annual Diversity Festival to bring you some really exciting events – watch this space!

28th April 2022

Dr Laura Marks

Alice in Pornoland: Reclaiming Feminine Subjectivity in NeoVictorian Pornographies

  • Laura Helen Marks is a Professor of Practice at Tulane University (New Orleans). She researches porn genres and is author of Alice in Pornoland: Hardcore Encounters with the Victorian Gothic (2018). Dr Marks will be introduced by IGS PhD student Claire Bennett.

19th May 2022

IGS Student Showcase

  • IGS MRes students showcase their research in a series of short talks.

How to book

Simply email the Director of the IGS, Professor Emma Rees:

She will forward a link to you so that you can join the events you specify.



Parkgate Road
United Kingdom