LGBT History Month at the University of York - February 2017

Events at the University of York

Admission is free on the door unless otherwise stated below.

If you have any special access requirements please contact equality@york.ac.uk

Date

Title

Timing

Venue

Contact details

03/02/2017

LGBT Crafternoon:
zine-making

An interactive craft session organised by the York Graduate Students' Association, to create a special LGBT History Month Zine.

16:00-18:00

W/024
Wentworh College, ground floor

Annis Stead
as799@york.ac.uk

04/02/2017

Pride of place "pinning event"

An interactive event to create an online map of places of importance to LGBT people. 

10:00-12:00

K/111
King's Manor, first floor

Book your ticket

equality@york.ac.uk

06/02/17

tomboy

A film screening in French with English subtitles, followed by a Q&A. 

18:00-20:00

SLB/211
Spring Lane Building, second floor

María F. Muradas-Taylor 
maria.muradas-taylor@york.ac.uk

07/02/17

Higher Education Reading Group:
Being LGBTQ in Higher Education

Monthly reading group where two recommended articles will be discussed. Reading material available from; Annis Stead or the GSA website.

11:00-12:00

D/L/104
Derwent College, first floor

Annis Stead
as799@york.ac.uk

 

08/02/17

Is our past ace?
How asexual communities see their own pasts.

A talk by George Norman, founding member of asexual campaign group maaple.

13:30

BS/204
The Treehouse, seond floor, Berrick Saul Building

george@yorklgbthistory.org.uk

08/02/17

“I don't shave for Sherlock Holmes”:
Queerbaiting, Queer Coding and Queer Visibility in Popular Culture from Sherlock to Strange Things.

A talk and discussion by Emily Roach, Postgraduate Student, University of York

18:15-19:45

D/L/047
Derwent College Ground Floor

Book your ticket

equality@york.ac.uk

09/02/2017

Bisexuality in Science Fiction

Talk by Oli Lipski

18:30

D/L/003
Derwent College Ground Floor

YUSU LGBTQ Officer lgbtq@yusu.org

09/02/2017

Straight jacket:
How to be gay and happy

A talk by Matthew Todd, editor of Attitude magazine

18:30-19:30

RCH/037
Ron Cooke Hub, Ground Floor

Ticketed event. Book your ticket

equality@york.ac.uk

10/02/2017

Discursive silences:
Exploring the continued absence of pleasure in sex and relationships education in England

A talk by Vanita Sundaram, Centre for Research on Education in Social Justice and Helen Sauntson, Associate Professor, University of York

18:00-20:00

D/L/002
Derwent College, ground floor

Annis Stead
as799@york.ac.uk

13/02/2017

Queer cabaret presents:
Galentine's Day

Cabaret, including live music, spoken word, drag performance and more.

20:00-00:00

The Lounge, Roger Kirk Centre

Free, but £2 suggested donation to York LGBT History Month

Annis Stead
as799@york.ac.uk

15/02/2017

Sexposé

A panel discussion organised by the LGBTQ Network and Women's Network, Fetsoc York

19:00

PX/001
Physics Exhibition Centre

YUSU LGBTQ Officer lgbtq@yusu.org

16/02/2017

Mind your head discussion group

Chaired discussion group around mental health in the LGBTQ community, organised by York University Students' Union and the York Graduate Students' Association

17:30-18:30

James Lodge, James College

Annis Stead
as799@york.ac.uk

16/02/2017

Going to Strasbourg:
oral history accounts of sexual orientation discrimination and the European court of Human Rights

A talk by Paul Johnson, Department of Sociology.

18:15-19:15

P/T/006
Department of Physics Ground Floor

Ticketed event. Book your ticket

equality@york.ac.uk

17/02/2017

What does LGBT community mean today?

A talk by Eleanor Formby, Sheffield Hallam University

18:15-19:45

BS/204
The Treehouse, seond floor, Berrick Saul Building

Eleanor Formby e.formby@shu.ac.uk

20/02/2017

Tintenfisch Alarm

A film screening in German with English subtitles, followed by Q&A

18:00-20:00

SLB/211
Spring Lane Building, second floor

María F. Muradas-Taylor 
maria.muradas-taylor@york.ac.uk

20/02/2017

Tackling heteronormative archaeololgy

A discussion hosted by the LGBTQ Network

18:30

D/L/116
Derwent College first floor

YUSU LGBTQ Officer lgbtq@yusu.org

21/02/2017

LGBT Issues in Schools

A talk by Aidan Newman, LGBTHM Committee Member

11:30-12:30

D/L/047
Derwent College Ground Floor

equality@york.ac.uk

23/02/2017

La Otra familia

A film screening in Spanish with English subtitles, followed by Q&A

18:00-20:00

SLB/211
Spring Lane Building, second floor

María F. Muradas-Taylor 
maria.muradas-taylor@york.ac.uk

23/02/2017

Liberal Democrats host Baroness Lynne Fearstone

A talk with Baroness Lynne Feathersone organised by the University of York Liberal Democrats

18:30-20:00

P/L/001
Physics Exhibition Centre

Huw James
libdems@yusu.org

27/02/2017

LGBT History Quiz

A quiz organised by the York Graduate Students' Association

20:00-23:00

The Lounge, Roger Kirk Centre

Annis Stead
as799@york.ac.uk

28/02/2017

LGBTQ and International

A day of events, workshops, seminars and screenings hosted by the LGBTQ Network and International Students Association.

tbc

tbc

YUSU LGBTQ Officer lgbtq@yusu.org

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Updated by the Equality and Diversity Office

January 2017

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