Adverse events: On bad affects and the antidepressant wars (Public lecture, Henry Wellcome Auditorium, 7 June 2016)

The Feminist Theory Annual Lecture, organised this year in collaboration with Hubbub, aims to promote feminist theory and to bring together cutting edge thinkers in order to encourage lively, high level debate on topical issues within the academy and beyond. Previous speakers have included Raewyn Connell (University of Sydney), Kathy Davis Read more…

‘The Body and Shame: Phenomenology, Feminism, and the Socially Shaped Body’ reviewed by Dr Emily Cock

‘The Body and Shame: Phenomenology, Feminism, and the Socially Shaped Body’ by Luna Dolezal (Rowman & Littlefield, 2015) In The Body and Shame: Phenomenology, Feminism, and the Socially Shaped Body, Luna Dolezal provides a clearly-written discussion of the key philosophical approaches to shame arising from the body. Dolezal considers body Read more…

Feminism, Materialism, Critical Theory: A Symposium in Honour of Gillian Howie (1965–2013) (Conference, Liverpool, 16 December 2013)

As many of you know, Prof Gill Howie was, right up until the moment of her untimely and deeply mourned death earlier this year, an inspirational contributor to the medical humanities, philosophy, feminist theory, and many other fields. Please find below details of a symposium to celebrate her work. Feminism, Materialism, Read more…

Embodying the Life Course: Relating Past, Present and Future Bodies (Workshop, Durham, 21 November 2012)

Embodying the Life Course: Relating Past, Present and Future Bodies Workshop Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 10am-5pm Collingwood College, Durham, UK Organisers: Rachel Colls, Kathrin Hörschelmann (Department of Geography, University of Durham) and Bethan Evans (Department of Geography, University of Liverpool) Keynotes by: Professor Robyn Longhurst (University of Waikato, New Zealand), Read more…

An Afternoon with Award-winning Feminist Activist Finn Mackay (GLAD Seminar, Durham University, 7 Feb 2012)

Gender and Law at Durham (GLAD) supports, develops and enhances research and teaching in the broad field of Law & Gender, primarily in Durham Law School, but also across Durham University as a whole. “GLAD Conversations” are annual Q&A events, with significant figures across feminist and LGBT activism, politics and law. Previous speakers include Stephen Read more…