Free Critical Sexology Seminar: Fat Sex, London, 23rd October

“Fat Sex”, 23rd October 2015

Critical Sexology seminars are free of charge and open to all. There is no need to register your intention to attend with the organizer(s). Unless otherwise stated, seminars take place between 2pm and 6pm. More info here

A guest-organized session by Dr Caroline Walters (Middlesex University), to be held in Room 2 (ground floor) of the Open University, Camden, London (Map here.)

Dr Francis Ray White (Senior Lecturer in Sociology, University of Westminster)
“Failures, Futures, and the Queerness of Fat Sex”

Frances Hatherley (PhD Student, Middlesex University)
“Against ‘Good Taste’: Class, Corpulence, and the Subversive Pleasures of ‘Unfit’ Femininities”

– Michelle Green (PhD Student, University of Nottingham)
– Laura Ellen Joyce (Lecturer in Film and Literature at Edinburgh Napier University)

The papers and discussion will be followed by a book launch of Fat Sex: New Directions in Theory and Activism, edited by Helen Hester and Caroline Walters (Ashgate 2015)

Seminars in 2016:

  • “Sex and Mental Health”, to be guest-organized by Nuno Nudin. Details to be announced soon.
  • “Anti-Post-Queer”, to be organized by Robert Gillett and Lisa Downing. Details to be announced soon.
  • “Sex Advice”, to be organized by Meg-John Barker.

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