PhD candidate Kristi Urry (and member of the Alliance of Gender Scholars) recently presented her research at the European Health Psychology Society and British Psychological Society Division of Health Psychology Conference 2016 in Aberdeen, Scotland, August 2016. Her work explores the perceptions and experiences of sexuality and sexual health for mental health professionals.
Kristi was awarded the Vernon Roy East prize at the 10th Florey International Postgraduate Research Conference in Adelaide for this work. Congratulations Kristi!
Our next Alliance of Gender Scholars meeting is a workshop on masculinities with visiting academic Dr Jesper Fundberg from the University of Malmo on November 30th, 10-12 am. The workshop is entitled: ‘Doing masculinities: Exploring methods and theories on power and emotions in every-day life’. Please email Megan (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Mandy Treagus (email@example.com) if you would like more information or have PhD students who may be interested in attending.
December 15th, 3.30 – 5.30pm, Ira Raymond Exhibition Room. The Fay Gale Centre for Research on Gender will be having an end of year event on 15th December in the Ira Raymond Exhibition Room in the Barr Smith library with guest speaker A/Prof Malin R Rönnblom (University of Umeå, Sweden). A/Prof Rönnblom is delivering a […]
Dr Karen Hughes will be giving the next Fay Gale lunchtime seminar with a paper titled “‘Bringing the nation alive’: Gender, Embodiment and Visual Sovereignty in the Work of Ngarrindjeri Photographers from the Mid-Twentieth Century.” 1.10- 2pm, Room 205 Napier Building. All are welcome and please bring your lunch. More info
Ros Prosser – Whose everyday is it, anyway? Eileen Myles documents the everyday Ros presented her interpretation of the work of American poet and political provocateur, Eileen Myles to Fay Gale members and visitors at our lunchtime seminar on Friday 21st. Following the path of Benjamin’s flaneur, Myles inhabits the life of the lesbian flaneur […]
The Seventh South Australian Women’s and Gender Studies Annual Public Lecture, titled “The Sexual Politics of Domestic Violence and Women’s Citizenship”, will be delivered by Professor Suzanne Franzway, Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at the University of South Australian. The lecture will be held at 6pm Thursday 6th October at Flinders University Victoria […]
On Thursday 18th August the Fay Gale Centre and the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia had the pleasure of hosting Professor Sharon Pickering from Monash University who delivered the Annual Fay Gale lecture. Sharon presented her long standing research into hazardous migration crossings in South East Asia. Her work takes account of lives lost […]
The next Fay Gale Lunchtime Seminar will be on Friday 21st October from 12.40-1.30pm in Ligertwood 113. Dr Ros Prosser (English and Creative Writing) will be giving a paper titled “Reporting the everyday: writer Eileen Myles’s experimental documentation of life.” We look forward to seeing you there!
Invisible and Dying: Women Crossing Borders in South East Asia Professor Sharon Pickering, Monash University Thursday, 18 August, The Braggs Lecture Theatre, 5.30 – 6.30pm Compared to any other region in the world, South East Asia has the largest volume of irregular border crossings, what many refer to as ‘illegal’ migration. Border crossings have become […]
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