News and Events

As you may know, Karen Throsby stepped down as CIGS Director in the summer to take on a new role as Associate Dean for EDI in the Faculty.  Unfortunately, a new director has not yet been appointed. Consequently, in the absence of a workloaded director to lead and co-ordinate activities,...

APOLOGIES: THIS EVENT HAS HAD TO BE CANCELLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED (TIME / DATE TBC) We’re delighted to announce the next CIGS Work-In-Progress seminar. These seminars are a chance for colleagues to introduce work they are developing in order to get feedback. The events are intended as a constructive...

We are looking forward to the final CIGS reading group for this academic year on Wednesday 4th May (4-5.30pm). We will be discussing Alison Kafer’s Feminist Queer Crip. This abstract from the publisher’s website gives a good overview of the book: “In Feminist, Queer, Crip Alison Kafer imagines a different future for...

We’re delighted to invite you to our next reading group, which will be held on Weds 16th March (4 – 5.30pm) on Zoom (see link at the bottom of the page). For this session, we will be reading Shon Faye’s  The Transgender Issue: An Argument for Justice (Allen Lane, 2021)....

  For this session, we will be reading and discussing Tomorrow Sex Will Be Good Again: Women and Desire in the Age of Consent by Katherine Angel (Verso, 2021). We are also delighted to welcome Katherine, who will be joining us. The Verso website gives this summary of the book: Women...

We are delighted to announce the schedule for this semester’s CIGS reading group. Below you can find a brief listing of the programme – click on the book titles for more details and the Zoom link (available 3 weeks before each reading group). All are welcome. You do not need...

We are delighted to host the first of this year’s Work In Progress seminars on Weds 3rd November (4 – 5.30pm). These seminars are an opportunity to present any paper or funding bid that you are working on in order to get supportive and constructive feedback. For this seminar, we...

The first CIGS reading group of the year is on Wednesday 27th October, 4-5.30pm. We will be discussing Sophie Lewis’ Full Surrogacy Now: Feminism Against Family (2019, Verso Books). Below is the blurb for the book on the publisher’s website (click on the link above for more information, including a...