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 ( / Zoe Thomas ( 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. 

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