How to Kill a Governess: the fundamental violence of Victorian Sexuality
- Peter Gelling Room 315 - Arts
- Wednesday 6 March 2019 (17:00-18:00)
Contact: Sarah Kenny (S.Kenny@bham.ac.uk) / Zoe Thomas (Z.Thomas@bham.ac.uk) for more information.
- Research seminar series 2019 - new research on the history of gender and sexualities
Speaker: Ruby Ray Daily, Northwestern University
Ruby Ray Daily is a doctoral candidate specializing in nineteenth and twentieth-century Britain. Her dissertation, “Sex and Violence in Greater Britain: Sexual Sensibilities, Pain and Pleasure in Britain and the Anglo-world, 1840-1960,” explores the changing relationship between sex and violence from the Victorian era to the modern proliferation of sexual identities and subcultures.