Centre for the Study of Sexual Dissidence


"Why get involved with Sex Diss? Why not? You’ll be part of an evolving research centre, network with interesting academics, listen to excellent guest speakers and meet new friends who share your love of academia."
- Ashton Spacey, Sex Diss MA graduate


(subject to updates!)


Wednesday, 2 Oct 2019,  5pm - 7pm

"The Cultural Politics of Unfeeling: Race, Affect, and Disaffection"

 Dr. Christine "Xine" Yao (UCL)

Jubilee 144


Wednesday, 9 Oct 2019,  5pm - 7pm

"Willam Belli and the Fully Commodified Self: Femininity, Visibility, and Precarity in Social Media and RuPaul's Drag Race"

Dr. Rachel O'Connell (Sussex)

Jubilee 144 


Wednesday, 23 Oct 2019,  5pm - 7pm

"Reparative Reading and Other Drug War Fictions"

Dr. Patricia Steulke (Dartmouth)

Jubilee 144 


Monday, 11 November, 3pm - 5pm.

Gender Transitions & Intersex Identities - Communities, Consciousness & Social Reproduction
Jules Gleeson 
Pevensey 1 2A1


Wednesday, 11 December, 1-8pm.

Workshop and Book Launch with Dr. Meg-John Barker


University of Brighton City Campus: Edward Street Building, Room 105




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