You are warmly invited to join us for a seminar which brings together three early career researchers exploring the history of sex and sexuality and the reception of the ancient world in the 19th and 20th centuries.
FECHA /DATE/DATA: 28/02/2019
LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Syndicate Room B, Building:One, University of Exeter, Streatham Campus (Exeter, England)
ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Classical Reception Studies Network (CRSN); the University of Exeter's Centre for Medical History; Classical Receptions Network; Sexual Knowledge Unit and the Rethinking Sexology project.
INSCRIPCIÓN/REGISTRATION/REGISTRAZIONE: gratis / free / gratuito
3-5pm, followed by drinks
Georgina Barker (Edinburgh/Exeter): "Pigeons and Parrots, Sappho and Cynthia: Elena Shvarts' Recipe for Making the Modern Classical Woman"
Mara Gold (Oxford): "Citizens of Lesbos: Sapphic Code and the Language of Lesbian Desire"
Rebecca Mellor (York): "Measuring the Phallic: Statistical Analysis and the Visuality of Sex"
Papers will be followed by a wine reception to launch Sculpture, Sexuality and History: Encounters in Literature, Culture and the Arts from the Eighteenth Century to the Present (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019), edited by Jana Funke and Jen Grove.