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The First Hebrew Gay Detective: Sexuality, Identity Politics and the Enigma of the Self in the Detective Novel

Jan 22nd, 17:15 (Common Room, FAMES)

Contemplating critical reactions to his detective novel series led by the gay private investigator, Oded Heffer, Israeli author and literary scholar, Yonatan Sagiv, explores the pivotal role that sexuality, social identity, and the construction of the self play in the detective genre.

Focusing on the Anglo-American tradition of the genre as well as its Israeli variation, Sagiv's lecture will examine the multiple aspects of the question of identity as central to the understanding of the figure of the detective.

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Trans Awareness training

Jan 28th, 12:00-13:00 (Fitzwilliam Museum, Seminar Room)

With Equality & Diversity, book a place here: https://www.training.cam.ac.uk/equality/event/3337106

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Queer Critique and Conflict reading group

Jan 30th, 1-2pm (Room S3, Alison Richard Building, West Road)

Reading: Sara Ahmed “Problematic Proximites: or why critiques of gay imperialism matter”
https://methodsinquestion.co.uk/upcoming-events

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Queer Clothes: Sartorial Non-Conformity and Gender Expression (a panel & a clothes swap)

Feb 4th, 5pm (Newnham College)

CamQueerHistory

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What Does a Lesbian Look Like? 40 years of steadfast friendship

Feb 6th, 5:30pm (Selwyn College)

CamQueerHistory

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Essentialist Epistemology: Bisexuality in Islamic theology

Feb 12th, 5:30pm (Gonville & Caius)

CamQueerHistory

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Diversity Cinema at UIS: LGBT+ History

Feb 13th, 12:30 (UIS)

The next Diversity Cinema event at UIS will be on LGBT+ History. Bring your lunch and be ready for films, discussion, and a quiz. It’s free to attend, but please register on Eventbrite: https://tinyurl.com/uislgbthist

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Pride and Method in STEM: Exploring LGBT+ Organising in “Other” Disciplines

Feb 13th, 1-2pm (Room SG2, Alison Richard Building, West Road)

Dr Alfredo Carpineti

https://methodsinquestion.co.uk/upcoming-events

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“An Accidental Activist”

Feb 14th, 12:00-13:15 (The Cass Centre, CUP, Shaftesbury Road)

Jenny Bailey and Jennifer Liddle made history, of a kind, when in 2007 they became the first trans Mayor and Mayoress in the UK. Jenny will talk about her time as Mayor of Cambridge and the media attention it attracted. Jennifer may or may not interrupt to talk about serving as Jenny's Mayoress.

RSVP via Eventbrite by 12 February 2020:

https://cup-an-accidental-activist.eventbrite.co.uk

If you have any questions, please feel free to send an email to: jmmoss@cambridge.org

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Greek Love: MuseumBums X MOCA

14th Feb, 6-8pm

Like big butts? Cannot lie? Join the MuseumBums team for an interactive evening exploring Greek Love, statuesque bottoms and a glass of wine as part of LGBTQ+ History Month.

Book here

Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Rebel Dyke Histories

Feb 19th, 6pm (Newnham College)

CamQueerHistory

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Queer TRASH!

Feb 20th, 7:30pm (The Junction)

An evening of queer trash-themed performances by:

- Timberlina (Mother’s Ruin)
- Owen G Parry (Fan Riot)
- Roy Claire Potter (Shady Dealings With Language)
- emcee Diarmuid Hester (University of Cambridge)

Tickets and info: https://www.junction.co.uk/queer-trash

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Queer world-building in Cape Town’s District Six

Feb 21st, 5:30pm (Selwyn College)

CamQueerHistory

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Top Hats: A Queer History

Feb 25th, 5-6pm (Walters Room, Old Court of Selwyn College)

Meg Roberts (Newnham College)

Gender & Sexuality History Workshop

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‘Sex, Laws and Violations' : Gay rights from the 1960s to the present day

Feb 26th, 17:30 (Faculty of Law, West Road)

We are delighted that our very own LGBT network member Paul Seagrove (Comms) will be in conversation with Martin Bowley, QC, who was called to the Bar in 1962. He served as a Recorder from 1979 to 1988 when he had to stand down after being outed by the Sun newspaper. They will be discussing how the law has changed since the 1960s.

Book your place here LGBT History Month Lecture