Rethinking Foucault for 21st-Century Sexuality Studies

Friday 14th February 2014 (14:00-18:00)
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  • Venue: Lecture Theatre 7, Strathcona Building
  • Organised by Lisa Downing
  • Critical Sexology Seminars page


  • Dr Romana Rosalie Byrne (PhD graduate of School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne, Australia, author of the forthcoming book, Aesthetic Sexuality, which will be publicised at the event)
    Title: “Foucault’s Elusive ars erotica and the Case of Aesthetic Sexuality”
  • Dr Oliver Davis (Associate Professor, French Studies, University of Warwick)
    Provisional title: “Foucault Tomorrow: Codicil for a Queer Pharmatopia”
  • Dr Emma Foster (Lecturer in International Politics and Gender, University of Birmingham)
    Provisional title: “Foucault, Sexuality, and Sustainable Development”


  • Professor Lisa Downing (author of The Cambridge Introduction to Michel Foucault, 2008, and Professor of French Discourses of Sexuality, University of Birmingham)

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