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Two months until Sexuality Summer School 2014: Queer Anatomies!

Sexuality Summer School 2014 is only two months away! Here’s a reminder of all the public events being staged over the week of 26th-30th May:

Public Lectures – Free and All Welcome

Monday 26 May – 12pm – 2pm

A Body with New Organs: Becoming Trans, Becoming Disabled

Public lecture with Professor Jasbir Puar (Rutgers)
Venue: Manchester Museum

Tuesday 27 May, 4pm – 6pm

Anatomy, Cartography, and the Prehistory of Normality
Public lecture with Professor
Valerie Traub (Michigan and Simon Visiting Professorship, Manchester)
Venue: John Casken Lecture Theatre, Martin Harris Centre, University of Manchester.
Sponsored by EAC, University of Manchester and
SEXGEN. Followed by a wine reception at Contact.

Thursday 29 May, 5pm – 7pm

Biopolitics Under the Skin: Relating Cancer Narratives – An Archive of the ‘Talking Dead’?
Public Lecture by Professor Mary Bryson (University of British Columbia) and Chase Joynt (Chicago)
Venue: John Casken Lecture Theatre, Martin Harris Centre, University of Manchester.
Followed by a wine reception at Kro.

Public Events Co-Hosted with Cornerhouse and Contact – do make sure you buy your tickets !

Monday 26 May6pm – 8pm
United in Anger: A History of ACT UP (2012)
Film Screening followed by Q&A with director
Jim Hubbard, Professor Richard Dyer (Kings) and Dr. Monica Pearl(Manchester)
Venue: Cornerhouse. Tickets:
http://www.cornerhouse.org/booking-information-prices
Sponsored by
Screen.

Tuesday 27 May – 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Green Screening: A Conversational Workshop
Workshop with Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver
Venue: Contact. Tickets:
http://contactmcr.com/whats-on/12873-split-britches-ruff/

Wednesday 28 May – 8pm – 10pm
Split Britches: RUFF
Performance by Peggy Shaw directed by Lois Weaver
Venue: Contact. Tickets:
http://contactmcr.com/whats-on/12873-split-britches-ruff/)
Sponsored by
Science, Stroke, Art 2014. Preceded by a wine reception at Contact.

The Sexuality Summer School is sponsored this year by the University of Manchester Faculty of Humanities; Cornerhouse; Contact; Screen; Science, Stroke, Art 2014; and SEXGEN. For more information about the Sexuality Summer School, including details of previous events, go to sexualitysummerschool.wordpress.com, email us and get on the mailing list at sexualitysummerschool@gmail.com, find Sexuality Summer School on Facebook or tweet us @SSS_Manchester.

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