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BiGS Event: In the Archive(s) of Sexuality
Thu 19 May 2016, 18:00 – 21:00 BST
In the Archive(s) of Sexuality: Collections / Metaphors / Activism
Birkbeck Gender & Sexuality (BiGS), Department of English and Humanities, Birkbeck, University of London and Temple University Press
A panel discussion featuring:
Heike Bauer (Birkbeck) – ‘A Queer Suicide Archive’
Howard Chiang (Warwick) – ‘Archiving Peripheral Taiwan’
Rohit K. Dasgupta (Southampton) – ‘No femmes and vernaculars: reading the digital archives of queer desire in India'
Monalesia Earle (Birkbeck) – ‘Narrating the Gaps: Queer Women of Colour Archives’
Lesley Hall (Wellcome Trust, London) – ‘The Work of the Archivist’
The discussion will be followed by a drinks reception to celebrate the launch of Sexology and Translation: Cultural and Scientific Encounters Across the Modern World (Temple University Press, 2015) .
Edited by Heike Bauer, with contributions from Brian Baer, Heike Bauer, Howard Chiang, Peter Cryle, Kate Fisher, Jennifer Fraser, Jana Funke, Liat Kozma, Birgit Lang, Leon Rocha, Katie Sutton, Michiko Suzuki, James Wilper.
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Birkbeck, University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD
Keynes Library (Room 114)