Event Date: Monday 7th November 2016
Time: 09:00 - 16:30
Drawing on a range of knowledge and expertise and in conjunction with BU’s Women’s Academic Network and the Bournemouth Shelley Frankenstein Festival (BSFF) 2016, this event will be an opportunity to explore the feminism and sociology of the body from historical and contemporary perspectives.
Session 1: ‘Question Time’ style debate - Wollstonecraft’s legacy: feminism for then and now!
Panel: Professor Candida Yates (author of The Play of Political Culture, Emotion and Identity), Dr Charlotte Gordon (author of Romantic Outlaws), Roberta Wedge (from Mary-on-the-Green campaign http://www.maryonthegreen.org) and Christine Aziz (local author of the play ‘Mary Shelley Goes to Hollywood’
Session 2: ‘Question Time’ debate - Ethics, prosthetics and cosmeticisation: Troubling Dr Frankenstein 21st Century.
Panel: Dr Peri Bradley (editor of Food, Media and Contemporary Culture The Edible Image), Revd Dr Ian Terry (Team Rector of St Peter’s Town Parish Church), Dr Iain McRury (author of The Inner World of Doctor Who: psychoanalytic reflections in time and space) and Professor SaraAshencaen Crabtree (co-convenor of the BU Women’s Academic Network)
The day will finish with a screening of Kenneth Branagh’s film ‘Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein’ and a final closing ceremony for the BSFF.
For further information please contact FestivalofSocialScience@bournemouth.ac.uk
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