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Michaelmas 2019

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Start of Term Drinks

Tuesday 8th October, 17:30-19:30

University Centre Wine Bar

Join us for celebratory start of term drinks!

 

A FLY Girl's Guide to University

Friday 11th October, 15:30-17:30

The Pitt Building

Being a woman of colour at Cambridge and other institutions of power and elitism

Join us for the book launch of this publication by Lola Olufemi, Waithera Sebatindira and Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan.

 

Uprising!: The Stonewall Riots at 50

Saturday 19th October, 3-4:30pm

Old Library, Pembroke College

How did a street riot change LGBTQ+ history? Join three leading historians to explore Stonewall's meaning, impact, and legacy. Featuring Professor Simon Hall (University of Leeds), Professor Jonathan Bell (UCL), and Professor Nan Alamilla Boyd (San Francisco State University).

 

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Queer Cambridge Audio Trail: Launch event

Thursday 24th October, 17:00-18:30

Mill Lane Lecture Room 7

Join us to celebrate the launch of this exciting new queer Cambridge audio trail. Created by Dr Diarmuid Hester (Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in English) this free, self-guided one-hour audio trail reveals the rich and often radical history of LGBTQ+ Cambridge. Explore the city’s long-forgotten queer spaces and places, guided by the memories of queer people and queer Cambridge writing by the likes of E.M. Forster, Edward Carpenter, and Ali Smith. Produced by David Bramwell and funded by a University Diversity Fund Award. Supported by lgbtQ+@cam and the Faculty of English.

 

Out at Cambridge: LGBT Staff Welcome Event

Tuesday 29th October, 18:00-20:00

McGrath Centre, St Catharine's College

The LGBT+ Staff Network and lgbtQ+@cam invite you to the launch of 'Out at Cambridge'.

Members of the lgbtQ+@cam team will present from their report describing LGBT+ staff and student experiences at Cambridge. Copies of the report will be available.

Plus, find out what the University has to offer its LGBT+ staff and meet colleagues.

To book your place, please click here 

 

Bird la Bird's Travelling Queer People's History Show

Thursday 7th November, 19:00-20:30

McCrum Lecture Theatre, Corpus Christi College

Bird la Bird’s Travelling Queer People’s History Show is a spoof lecture which takes a DIY punk approach to history.

Beginning in the vast prison that once stood on the site of today’s Tate Britain, and lovingly traces the lives of queer prisoners across centuries and continents. Flinging the doors of the queer past open she lays bare the interlocking histories of the British Empire, class exploitation and homophobia and links this to contemporary issues of global LGBTQI refugees.