Research Seminar Series

The Department of Gender and Cultural Studies hosts a lively departmental research seminar series. Participants include staff, associates and postgraduate students from the department, as well as presenters from other University of Sydney departments and from outside, both nationally and internationally.

Seminars are held in The Refectory, in the Main Quadrangle (the building with the clocktower at the top of University Drive, off Parramatta Rd). You can find The Refectory downstairs from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences office.

Friday afternoon, 2pm-4pm. Please join us after the seminar for drinks at the Holme Courtyard Bar

Everyone is welcome to attend.

2018 Seminar Series convenor:
Professor Elspeth Probyn

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Semester 2 2018 - Seminar Series


Friday 3rd August
Stephen Molldrem (Michigan, Ann Arbor): "Viral Technologies/Sexual Realities: Health Information Technology Infrastructures and the Materialization of New Sexualities in Atlanta’s HIV Care Continuum."
Mark Davis (Monash): "Fleming’s Mr and Mrs X and Narrative on the Discovery and Decline of Antibiotics."

Friday 17th August
Sujatha Fernandes (Sydney): "Out of the Home, Into the House: The Uses of Storytelling in Domestic Worker Legislative Campaigns."
Fiona Lee (Sydney): "English and the Postcolonial Racial Imaginary."

Friday 31st August
Peta Malins (RMIT): "Desiring Assemblages: The importance of Desire in Critical Drug Studies."
JR Latham (Melbourne): "Multiple Sex: Trans Men and the Politics of Medicine."

Friday 14th September
Thom Van Dooren (Sydney): "Moving Birds in Hawai'i: Translocation and an Ethics of Creaturely Movement."
Laura McLaughlin (TBC)

Friday 5th October
Heather Horst (Sydney) and Jolynna Sinanan (Sydney): "Digital Housekeeping: Living with Data."
Amy Dobson (Curtin): "Oversharing, Normative Intimacy, and Gender in ‘Digital Intimate Publics."

Friday 19th October
Nadine Ehlers (Sydney) - Title TBC
Helen Keane (ANU) (TBC)

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