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Tuesday 22 January 2019: 5-6pm 
Segregation, regulation, and the gendering of space at University of Wales, Bangor, 1884-1907
Walters Room, Old Court, Selwyn College

Georgia Oman (Newnham College, Cambridge)

Gender and Sexuality History Workshop

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Tuesday 22 January 2019: 7pm onwards
Queer historical poesy lab 
Bateman room, Gonville & Caius College

Bring a poem to share or come and listen.

Queering Historical Poesy

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Friday 25 January 2019: 5:30-7:30pm
Out of Iraq (2016) & Jasbit Puar's "Homonationalim in Queer Times"
Hughes Hall, Margaret Wileman Building, Combination room

Interdisciplinary queer theory reading group.

Cambridge Queer Theory

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Monday 28 January 2019: 12:30–1:30pm
Love of self, love of others, and love of many: ethics, morality, and polyamory
Seminar Room S1, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road

Dr Paolo Heywood (Junior Research Fellow, Homerton College, Department of Social Anthropology)

Centre for Gender Studies

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Tuesday 29 January 2019: 5-6pm 
Black Bandit, White Wife: Ethel Page and the Jimmy Governor story (Co-hosted by the Modern Cultural History Workshop)
Walters Room, Old Court, Selwyn College

Meg Foster (University of New South Wales)

Gender and Sexuality History Workshop

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Wednesday 30 January 2019: 4:30-6pm
Queering the Art Classroom
GS1, Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education

Tabitha Millett

Arts and Creativities

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Friday 1 February 2019: 5-6:30pm 
An Introduction to Queer History 
Mill Lane Lecture Theatres

Andrew Lumsden (Gay Liberation Front Activist and co-founder of Gay News)

CamQueerHistory

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Monday 4 February 2019: 12:30–1:30pm
‘Erotohistoriography’: Queer Encounters in Literary Archives
Seminar Room S1, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road

Dr Natasha Tanna (College Lecturer in Spanish, Christ’s College)

Centre for Gender Studies

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Monday 4 February 2019: 6-7pm 
"Nothing Ever Just Disappears": innovative queer writing in America in the 1980s
Howard Building, Darwin College

Dr Diarmid Hester (Faculty of English)

CamQueerHistory

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Tuesday 5 February 2019: 5-6pm
Confronting the 'Straight State': Sexuality and Social Reform during California's HIV/AIDS Crisis

Walters Room, Old Court, Selwyn College

Stephen Colbrook (Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge)

Gender and Sexuality History Workshop

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Thursday 7 February 2019: 5-6pm
Sisterhood, sawdust and squatting 
Chadwick room, Selwyn College

Dr Chris Wall (University of Westminster) 

CamQueerHistory

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Saturday 9 February 2019: all day
Rainbow Pilgrims Exhibition
South Lecture Room, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Explore the rites and passages of LGBTQI migrants in Britain through this incredible interactive exhibition. Available to view for one day only

MAA

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Monday 11 February 2019: 9am
Contemporary Queer Love Poems 
English Faculty, Seminar Room GR06/07

Performative lecture by Dr Sophie Seita (Cambridge)

Faculty of English

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Tuesday 12 February 2019: 1-2pm
The ACCESSCare Studies: Improving care for LGBT people facing serious illness or bereavement 
Room 606, Centre for Family Research

Dr Katherine Bristowe and Dr Steve Marshall

Centre for Family Research

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Wednesday 13 February 2019: 9am
Performance and the Magic Touch
English Faculty, Seminar Room GR06/07

Performative lecture by Dr Sophie Seita (Cambridge). Likely topics include: objects, bodies, pictures; documentation; imagined action; script vs text; costumes as performing objects; bodies as sculptures; Brecht; Benjamin; enchantment; performative spells; Barbara Browning's The Gift; Florence Peake's and Eve Stainton's Slug Horizon.

Faculty of English

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Wednesday 13 February 2019: 12:30-1:30pm
Trans Awareness
Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 6

This session will set the wider context for trans identities, provide greater understanding of the experience of trans people and explore uses of language and key terms such as cisgender, non-binary and transgender, all in a safe supportive environment. To book your place click here.

Equality&Diversity

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Wednesday 13 February 2019: 5-6pm
Conducting a queer oral history of bisexuality 
Chadwick room, Selwyn College

Martha Robinson Rhodes (University of Birmingham) 

CamQueerHistory

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Monday 18 February 2019: 5-6pm
A talk on sappho 
Chadwick room, Selwyn College

Dr Edith Hall 

CamQueerHistory

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Tuesday 19 February 2019: 4:30-6pm
Celebrating Difference – A Whole School Approach to LGBT+ Inclusion in Schools
GS1, Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education

Shaun Dellenty

Arts and Creativities

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Tuesday 19 February 2019: 5-6pm
‘Painful confessions’: confessors and clitoridectomists, 1866-1878

Walters Room, Old Court, Selwyn College

George Morris (Trinity Hall, Cambridge)

Gender and Sexuality History Workshop

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Tuesday 19 February 2019: 5:30-6:30pm
Queerness and gods 
Bateman room, Gonville & Caius College

Lee Colwill & Jonah Coman 

CamQueerHistory

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Thursday 21 February 2019: 5:30-6:30pm
Trans People: Flashback and Blacklash
McGrath Centre, St Catharine's College

Christine Burns

Equality&Diversity

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Friday 22 February 2019: 6-7pm
Seen but not heard: lesbian identities in New Zealand 
Bateman room, Gonville & Caius College

Evan Hazenberg (University of Sussex) 

CamQueerHistory

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Friday 22 February 2019: 6:30-8pm
Open Ramble East – Public meeting
Kettle's Yard, Castle Street

Join artist Ian Giles for a public meeting about Open Ramble East– a series of walks being organised with and for LGBTQI+ people living in the East of England. Click here to book now.

Open Ramble East

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Monday 25 February 2019: 4:30-6pm
Researching LGBTQ+ Issues: Building Community
GS1, Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education

Charlotte Allen, Frank Frangeskou, Lucian Stephenson, Becky Moses

Arts and Creativities

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Monday 25 February 2019: 7pm onwards
Quizzes in Shorts LGBT+ History Month Quiz
Arts Picturehouse bar

Sharpen your pencils, get out your team mascots – Quizzes in Shorts is back! Find out if you’ve got what it takes to be the cleverest queers in Cambridge. Suggested donation £5 per person. Max. team size 5. All proceeds will go to Cambridge Pride. 7pm in the bar area at the Arts Picturehouse.

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Tuesday 26 February 2019: 1-2pm
Marriage: Just a piece of paper?
Room 606, Centre for Family Research

Harry Benson

Centre for Family Research

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Tuesday 26 February 2019: 2pm
Queer(y)ing the Past: An Afternoon of Alternative Archaeology - with wine!
Henry Wellcome Building, Fitzwilliam Street

A series of short talks will explore the topic of sexuality and gender in the past. Talks will also address the issues of undertaking field research as LGBTQ+ archaeologists. No registration required. Keynote: Prof Richard Parkinson, Oxford University, “Moments of Identification: LGBTQ+ History and Heritage”. 

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Tuesday 26 February 2019: 5-6pm
The making of “unofficial ethnographies”: observations of Indian women and documenting custom in late colonial India

Walters Room, Old Court, Selwyn College

Mobeen Hussain (Newnham College, Cambridge)

Gender and Sexuality History Workshop

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Wednesday 27 February 2019: 5-8pm
A Fantastic Woman (film screening & introduction)
Cripps Court Auditorium, Magdelene College

Dr Liz Harvey-Kattou (University of Westminster) 

CamQueerHistory

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Monday 4 March 2019: 12:30–1:30pm
Gendered Bodies: Institutions, Sex Binarism, and the Experiences of Gender Diverse Youth in UK Schools and Health Services
Seminar Room S1, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road

Ms Elizabeth Yarrow (PhD Student in Multidisciplinary Gender Studies)

Centre for Gender Studies

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Tuesday 5 March 2019: 5-6pm
Reproductive Rights Activism in Spain’s barrios during the 1970s and early 1980s: Class Emancipation or Female Pleasure

Walters Room, Old Court, Selwyn College

Roseanna Webster (King’s College, Cambridge)

Gender and Sexuality History Workshop

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