Third Annual Gender and Sexuality Postgraduate Research Conference, Birmingham, May 10 2013

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Roles Gender and Sexuality Forum, University of Birmingham
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Roles: A Gender and Sexuality Forum

Third Annual Gender and Sexuality Conference

University of Birmingham,
10th May 2013

Key Note Speaker: Dr. Nadine Muller

This one-day interdisciplinary conference offers postgraduates the opportunity to present their research in a friendly and supportive environment. We invite applications for twenty-minute papers from researchers working within the fields of gender and sexuality studies. Suggestions for presentations may address, but are not limited to, the following topics:

- social policy, government legislation, and matters of the law

- cultural products: film / music / art / TV / literature

- media, representation, and social images

- sexuality, otherness, erotic practice

- the body: subject, object, identity

- theory, methodology, practice

- feminism and postfeminism: representation and invisibility

- queer and trans*: changing images of femininity and masculinity

Please send an abstract, including a short bio, of no more than 300 words to g.roles@hotmail.com by 10th March 2013.

Roles is an interdisciplinary research forum hosted by researchers at the University of Birmingham for the purpose of fostering discussion and debate. We hold regular seminars as well as our annual conference, and can be followed online: T: @groles, F: /roles-a-gender-and-sexuality-forum, W: groles.wordpress.com, E: g.roles@hotmail.com.