Checking Normality's Privilege: On the Persistence of the Natural

Peter Gelling Room 315 - Arts
Wednesday 27 March 2019 (16:15-17:15)

Contact:  Sarah Kenny ( / Zoe Thomas ( for more information.

  • Research seminar series 2019 - new research on the history of gender and sexualities

Speaker: Professor Laura Doan, University of Manchester

Laura Doan is Professor of Cultural History and Sexuality studies at the University of Manchester. She is the author of Disturbing Practices: History, Sexuality and Women's Experience of Modern War (2013) and Fashioning Sapphism: The Origins of a Modern English Lesbian Culture (2001). Her current research project (Hetero/Homo: An Unnatural History) explores the persistence of the natural/unnatural binary in the so-called Age of Normality.

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