School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Histories of Gender and Sexuality seminars

The Histories of Gender and Sexuality seminar series runs regularly throughout the academic year. Seminars are open to all.

Time and location

Unless stated otherwise the seminars take place online at 4.00 pm. Links to join and precirculated papers will be circulated to the HGS email list. To be added to the list or receive the link for a single event please contact hca-hgsr@ed.ac.uk  Our seminars take the form of shorter papers followed by discussion, 'virtual archive' sessions, which introduce sources and related research questions followed by discussion and conversational interviews. 

Semester 1, 2021/22

Date Speaker Topic
Wednesday 29 Sep

Dr Ula Klein, Western University

Conversation about her recent publication: Ula L. Klein, Sapphic Crossings: Cross-Dressing Women in Eighteenth-Century British Literature (University of Virginia Press, 2020)

Wednesday 13 Oct Ayse Polat, University of Cambridge

TBC

Wednesday 27 Oct Professor Sharon Strocchia, Emory University

Paper: ‘Picturing the Pox in Italian Popular Prints, 1550-1650’

Wednesday 10 Nov Professor Karen Harvey, University of Birmingham Virtual Archive: 'Studying Embodiment using Eighteenth-Century Letters' 

 

Further information

Find out more about the Histories of Gender and Sexuality Research Group.

If you have any questions, please contact the seminar series organisers Zubin MistryDiana Paton, Hatice Yildiz, Hannah Weaver, and Alice Williamson.

Dr Zubin Mistry (BA, MA, PhD)

Lecturer; Early Medieval European History

  • University of Edinburgh
  • School of History, Classics and Archaeology

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Dr Sarah Goldsmith

Temporary Lecturer in Urban and Material Culture History

  • University of Edinburgh
  • School of History, Classics and Archaeology

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Find out what else is on

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology offers an exciting programme of seminars across many subjects areas. Visit the research seminars website to find out what else is happening.