News and events

The Gender Studies Research Group is actively involved in a range of events, both external and internal.

Recent and forthcoming events

Radio Interview on Women Writers

Marie Mulvey-Roberts is giving a radio interview on “Women Writers” for International Women's Day on Sticky Hands (an arts and culture programme) for Bristol Community FM, Bristol between 2.00-3.00 on 8 March 2013

Caroline Norton'Memoirs of a Scandalous Woman? The Letters of Caroline Norton'

Wednesday 3 April 2013 at 17.30pm in Room M29, St Matthias Campus, UWE

Ross Belson will be giving a talk for the Long 19th century Network on 'Memoirs of a Scandalous Woman? The Letters of Caroline Norton'

For further details see: Ross Belson research paper

Bristol Women's Literature Festival

Sunday 17 March at 2.00pm at the Watershed, Bristol

Marie Mulvey-Roberts and Charlotte Croft are speaking at the first Bristol Women's Literature Festival.
For further details please see: http://www.watershed.co.uk/whatson/4019/bristol-womens-literature-festival-bluestockings-and-muses

Private screening of the award winning Integrate Bristol film, 'Silent Scream'

Wednesday 30 January at 1pm Room H124, St. Mathias Campus UWE.

This moving drama/documentary on FGM was created by young people from Bristol and confronts the shocking truth about Female Genital Mutilation in the UK.

There will be a brief talk given by Integrate Bristol trustee, Suzanne Green and a Q&A after the screening.

'Silent Scream' film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtXgKqQ8TKw

Integrate Bristol website: http://integratebristol.org.uk/ Come along and learn about the impact of FGM, support and promote 'Zero Tolerance Day' in Bristol and watch a fantastic, innovative film made by young people from affected communities!

A talk at the Arnolfini

Marie Mulvey-Roberts is giving a talk introducing the film, Shadow of the Vampire

Thursday 24 January at 6.30 at the Arnolfini, Bristol

http://www.arnolfini.org.uk/whatson/films/details/1523 

It is free for UWE staff and students if you bring your card.

Slavery, Miscegenation and the Bride of Frankenstein: Novel, Film and Performance Art

Part of UWE's Long Nineteenth-Century Network Research Paper Series, Marie Mulvey-Roberts will speak about her paper

24 October 2012. Lady Chapel, St Matthias Campus

All welcome, no registration required. Full details are available in the events diary.

Blood relations - gender, maternity and blood safety

The Centre for Health and Clinical Research (CHCR),  Health, Ethics and Society Research group seminar, presented by Professor Julie Kent and Anne-Maree Farrell

Wednesday 7 November 13:00 - 14:00.  Room 1B23, Glenside Campus

All welcome, no registration required. Full details are available in the events diary.

Postgraduate Gender Studies Reading Group

We are an interdisciplinary reading group who meet monthly. New members are always welcome. For more information please contact joanne.parsons@live.uwe.ac.uk

Seminar: Slavery, Miscegenation and the Bride of Frankenstein: Novel, Film and Performance Art

Wednesday 24 October 2012: 17.30-19.00 at the Lady Chapel St Matthias, UWE Oldbury Court Road, Fishponds, Bristol, BS16 2JP

Full details are available here.

Damaging the Body Seminar Series

23 March, 20 April and 2 May 2012. For further details see our seminar poster. Organised by Joanne Ella Parsons.

The PSA Women and Politics Biennial Conference

The PSA Women and Politics Biennial Conference will be held at the University of the West of England (Bristol, UK) on Saturday 18 February 2012.

The theme of the one day conference is 'women making a difference'.
View draft programme.

Early bird registration closes on 16 January 2012, but bookings can still be made after this date. Queries can be sent to PSAWomenandPolitics2012@uwe.ac.uk

Full details are available on the conference website.

Conference convenors – Professor Sarah Childs (University of Bristol) and Dr Lisa Harrison (UWE, Bristol).

See previous events.