Day of talks programme

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Provisional programme for the free day of talks on LGBT History on Sunday 12th February 2017 at Exeter Phoenix – see more details here. 

We are asking people to book for the (FREE) keynote talk only – please book here. All other talks on Sunday 12th are not ticketed – please just drop in!

Event opens 11am for visiting stalls by local organisations and groups in the foyer.

VENUE Dance Studio Drama Studio
11.30-12.00 Jon Evans (University of Portsmouth)
 & Ting Guo (University of Exeter) – Translating for Change: Underground Queer Cinema and LGBT activist translators in China Michael Halls (Intercom Trust) – How the grassroots shaped the landscape
12.00-12.30 Dominic Janes (Keele University) – Cartooning queers from the Georgian dandies to Oscar Wilde John Vincent (The Network) – Flicking back the pages …
12.30-13.00 Jack Sargent (University of Exeter) – Oscar Wilde’s Grindr Profile: What Can Digital Dating Offer a Nineteenth-century Decadent? Surat-Shaan Knan (Liberal Judaism) – Twilight People: Stories of Faith and Gender Beyond the Binary
13.00-14.00 LUNCH BREAK (self-funded)

Please remember to visit the Twilight People exhibition at the Central Library!

14:00 -14.30 Tony Fenwick (Schools OUT) – From Gay Teachers to OUTing the Past: a Brief History of Schools OUT UK.
14.30-15.00 Robert Howes – Opening the public sphere to LGBT issues in the Bristol region, 1980-2000 Laura Rowe (University of Exeter) – Sex at Sea: Homosexuality and the Royal Navy in the Great War
15.00-15.30 Peter Scott-Presland (The Campaign for Homosexual Equality) – Punting with Pride Caroline Paige – True Colours: Trailblazing Transgender Service in the Military
15.30-16.00 Darienne Flemington and Mark Kelly (UNISON) – Out and Proud in Trade Unions Cheryl Morgan (OutStories Bristol) – Chosen of the Goddess: Trans Women in the Ancient World
16.00-16.30 SHORT BREAK
VENUE Studio 74 (Cinema)
16.30-17.30 KEYNOTE: Diana Souhami – Gluck, Radclyffe Hall, Violet Trefusis and other Notable Lesbians


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