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October 18th: Nanette Gartrell

The U.S. National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study has been following a cohort of planned lesbian families for 32 years. Dr. Gartrell will provide an overview of the study results in the context of the political backdrop in the U.S. from the time that the study began to the present, including data from the most recent wave of data collection (6th)—when the offspring were 25 years old.

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Nov 7th: Dr Sara Ahmed

We are delighted to host Dr Sara Ahmed, one of Britain's leading writers on queer feminist and critical race studies, and author of eight books including Queer Phenomenology and Living a Feminist Life. Sara will give a public lecture on 'Queer Use' based on her new book 'The Uses of Use' coming out with Duke in 2019. It will be followed by a reception.

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LGBTQ+@Cam Director

In 2012 Professor Sarah Franklin received awards from the Wellcome Trust (Senior Investigator), ESRC (Seminar Series) and British Academy (Academy Research project) to establish two new initiatives: The IVF Histories and Cultures Project (with Martin Johnson and Nick Hopwood) and the Reproductive Sociology Research Group (ReproSoc).

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Queer(y)ing the Curriculum: An interview with Dr Caroline Gonda

Queer(y)ing the Curriculum is our series where we will interrogate the question posited by Kevin Jennings "what's the use of queer studies?" as well as asking "how do we queer the curriculum?" We will produce a series of video and audio interviews with researchers at the University of Cambridge and further afield.

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Welcome to our new website!

lgbtQ+@cam is a new programme launched by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences in 2018 to promote research, outreach and network building related to queer, trans and sexuality studies at the University of Cambridge.

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