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Sex, Sexuality & Classical Reception seminar

28th February 2019 @ 15:00 - 18:00

Venue TBC 

This event brings together early career researchers studying how the history of sex and sexuality intersects with the reception of the ancient world in the 19th and 20th centuries.

The event is organised in conjunction with the Exeter Centre for Medical History, Exeter Classical Receptions Network, national Classical Reception Studies Network (CRSN) and the Exeter Sexual Knowledge Unit.

Papers from 3-5pm followed by drinks. All welcome! 

Speakers:

Mara Gold (Oxford) : “Citizens of Lesbos: Sapphic Code and the Language of Lesbian Desire”

Georgina Barker (Edinburgh/Exeter):  ‘Pigeons and Parrots, Sappho and Cynthia: Elena Shvarts’ Recipe for Making the Modern Classical Woman’

Rebecca Mellor (York)  “Measuring the Phallic: Statistical Analysis and the Visuality of Sex”

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Details

Date:
28th February 2019
Time:
15:00 - 18:00
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