Graduate and Early Career Workshop on Gender and Race

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Following her lecture on ‘Rethinking Slavery and Freedom; Or, What is a Man?’ Professor Catherine Hall will be leading a graduate and early career workshop to discuss gender and race in historical perspective. The workshop will include 7 papers listed below. To ensure maximum participation, the papers will be pre-circulated ahead of the workshop, and presenters will spend 10 minutes "speaking to the paper" followed by a response from Professor Hall and wider group discussion.

Sacha Hepburn, ‘Maids, Sex, and Love Potions: gender, race, and domestic service in post-colonial Zambia’

Olivia Robinson, ‘The travelling ayahs and amahs of Asia: navigating gender, race, and empire in the early twentieth century’

Emilia Terracciano, ‘Julian Margaret Cameron and Marianne North picture gender in Ceylon ca. 1876’

Gil Selby, ‘Race, Gender, and Internationalism in the Works and World of Gil Scott-Heron’

Louisa Layne, ‘“Di breddah dem a scank”: Linton Kwesi Johnson, punk, and the voicing of masculinity’

Rouven Kunstmann, ‘Women’s Columns in Nigerian Newspapers in the 1950s – Gendered Colonial Moralities’

Mike Joseph, ‘Black Masculinity? Questions of Race and Manhood in the British West Indies Regiment during the First World War’

Numbers are strictly limited for this session and are available on a first come, first served basis. To register to attend the workshop please visit this link

You are all invited to a drinks reception following the workshop in the Prestwich room from 5-6.30pm.

Sponsored by Gender, Women and Culture Seminar, The Long Nineteenth Century Seminar, The Modern British History Seminar, and Women in the Humanities at TORCH

Women in the Humanities
Race and Resistance across Borders in the Long Twentieth Century

Contact name: Jed Fazakarley
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Audience: Open to all