9th Conference European Sociological Association

RN23 Sexuality

2009-09-05 13:30:00 2009-09-05 15:00:00 Saturday, 5 September 13:30 - 15:00 Sexualities and Methods Across the Disciplines Building I, 1E8

Magnus Hirschfeld, Race and a Twenty-First History of Sexuality

This panel interrogates via particular case studies current methodologies for investigating and underderstanding identity, community, and representation in four different disciplinary contexts: law, history, literature and psychosocial studies. The aim is to prompt discussion of resonances and dissonances between these approaches to frought questions of sexual subjectivities in different social, cultural, historic, and spatial contexts. This panel brings together members of the steering committee of the Birkbeck Insitute of Gender and Sexuality (BIGS) which seeks to foster insterdisciplinary debate about gender, sexuality, politics and culture:

Dr Heike Bauer, 'Sexology, Psychoanalysis, Anthropology: Discipline Formation and the Genealogies of Racism and Homophobia'

Dr Matt Cook, 'Squatting in Brixton: towards a local queer history'

Daniel Monk, 'Queerying Homophobic Bullying: Memories, Identities and Strategies'

Dr Amber Jacobs, 'On Intimacy and Becoming: Barebacking, Feminism and the Posthuman'