Marginalised Networks 2019 Registration and Programme

May has arrived and so has the programme for our third annual conference Marginalised Networks: Locating Queer and Gendered (Trans)national Connections. We are delighted to invite all to attend what is sure to be a fascinating and thought-provoking conference, with papers from a diverse range of disciplines. Please see below for the provisional programme and registration form, we can’t wait to see you all there!


Marginalised Networks: Locating Queer and Gendered (Trans)national Connections

Thursday 27th June 2019

Nuffield Theatre Campus (Building 6)
University of Southampton

Kindly supported by the AHRC SWWDTP Cohort Development Fund and the Centre for Transnational Studies




9.30-9.50 Registration (Nuffield Theatre Foyer)

10.00-11.00 Keynote lecture (06/1129)

“‘Queer(y)ing the Norm: Menstruating and Menopausal bodies in transnational perspective’
Dr Maria Tomlinson, University of Sheffield

11.00-11.15 Tea and Coffee Break (Nuffield Cafe)


Panel 1: Networks of Culture and Leisure (06/1129)

  • Lydia Furse, De Montfort University: Women’s Rugby as Queer Space
  • Gina Robinson, University of Bristol: “No Place for Women Among Them”? Female Bodies and gendered identities in Brazilian Capoeira
  • Kate Hawnt, University of Southampton: Queer Networks and the Early Music Revival
  • Hui-min Wang, University of Southampton: Queering  Chinese Kun Opera? Body Politics in the Cross-gender Acting of The Peony Pavilion


1.00-2.00 Lunch (Nuffield Cafe)


Panel 2: Women and Social Change (06/1129)

  • Rachel Beaney, Cardiff University: The Queer Child: Examining Oppositional Practices and Queer Kinships in Arantxa Echevarria’s Carmen y Lola (2018)
  • Alastair Dawson, University of Southampton: The Man Problem: Re-imagining History in 18th C Women’s Educational Discourse
  • Kate Burrell, University of Bath: Living utopias: An anarcha-feminist account of globally networked movements confronting oppressions and organising radical social change (London 2013-2018)


3.30-3.45 Tea and Coffee Break (Nuffield Cafe)

3.45- 5.30

Panel 3: Writing in the Margins (06/1129)

  • Annie Strausa, University of Bristol: Virginia Woolf, Affect and Radical Sensitivity
  • Emeline Morin, University of Stirling: Bridegroom tales and forced marriages: Francophone and Anglophone feminist fairy tales through time
  • Kendsey Clements, University College London: Through Her Eyes: An Analysis of ecriture migrante au féminin in Quebec
  • Aswathi Moncy Joseph, Independant: “It’s Not about the Burqa” Transversing Heterotopia and Hypomnemata as Alternates in Muslim Women’s Self Writing


5.30-6.30: Wine Reception (Nuffield Cafe)


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