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New video: The Stonewall Report

New video: The Stonewall Report

4 January 2019

This year Stonewall conducted the "LGBT in Britain: University Report" which shows that "for many lesbian, gay, bi and trans students, the [university] experience can be marred by discrimination, exclusion and abuse because of who they are." The report is extensive, and in October 2018 we were joined by Pete Mercer from...

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New video: Dr Sofia Ropek Hewson Queeries the Curriculum

New video: Dr Sofia Ropek Hewson Queeries the Curriculum

23 November 2018

A series produced by lgbtQ+@cam to interview researchers on the way in which we can 'queery' the curriculum. How do we queer the curriculum? And why is it important? This video features Dr Sofia Ropek Hewson, a queer theorist whose PhD examined the work of Paul B Preciado.

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Reading&Study Groups

Reading&Study Groups

20 November 2018

Check out our new page which will list reading&study groups at the university. Does your department have a lgbtq+ reading group? Let us know . https://www.lgbtq.sociology.cam.ac.uk/events-in-a-page/reading-study-groups

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Coverage in Varsity

Coverage in Varsity

16 November 2018

“You have to carve a little space for yourself, which is what queer people have done forever”, said PhD student George Severs, speaking about a current lack of opportunities for exploring queer theory in higher education, barring personally motivated study. Read all about our programme in an article written by Varsity...

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Call for papers: Queer Kinship

23 October 2018

Queer Kinship: Erotic Affinities and the Politics of Belonging, edited collection Deadline for submissions: January 1, 2019 Contact email: tyler.bradway@gmail.com Elizabeth Freeman (UC Davis) Tyler Bradway (SUNY Cortland) Duke University Press (tbc) “Queer Kinship: Erotic Affinities and the Politics of Belonging” is a...

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Research interviewees required: Drag & Identity

12 October 2018

Seeking participants for third-year undergrad dissertation research. The research is on how LGBT+ people view drag and, by extension, the concept of identity . I’m looking for ten to twelve participants, some who do drag and some who don’t, and from a wide array of backgrounds within the LGBT+ spectrum (ie it wouldn’t be...

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Queer Theory Reading Group

Queer Theory Reading Group

11 October 2018

Cambridge Queer Theory (CQT) is an interdisciplinary reading group based in the Department of Sociology and brings together graduate students and faculty from across the university to explore Queer Theory in acadmia and beyond. Meeting every other Thursday afternoon during term time. First meeting: Oct 18th, 2:30-5pm (...

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The Queer Art of Feeling: Call for Papers

9 October 2018

The Queer Art of Feeling: Sensation, Emotion and the Body in Queer Cultures 2–3 May 2019 University of Cambridge, UK with a keynote lecture by Sara Ahmed Call for Papers Deadline for submissions: Wednesday 5 December, 12 noon queerartoffeeling@gmail.com Since the earliest works of queer theory, scholars have placed the...

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Respond to a Survey on Masculinity and Homophobia

3 October 2018

Call-out for survey respondents O. Newnam's sociology part2B dissertation explores issues of masculinity and homophobia and its effects on working-class gay men’s educational experiences. If you are an undergraduate, post-graduate (any year) or have graduated, and self-identify as both working-class and as a gay male, and...

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New video: Queer(y)ing the Curriculum

New video: Queer(y)ing the Curriculum

27 September 2018

We've published our first video in the Queer(y)ing the Curriculum series, where we interrogate the question posited by Kevin Jennings "what's the use of queer studies?" as well as asking "how do we queer the curriculum?" You can follow us on YouTube , or join our mailing list , to find out when we produce new videos. https...

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lgbtQ+@cam is an initiative launched in 2018 to promote interdisciplinary research, outreach and network building related to queer, trans and sexuality studies at the University of Cambridge.

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