Events and Activities


Some of our upcoming free events and activities open to all.

Unless indicated otherwise there is no need to register for any of our events. All of our events are free.

Centre for Feminist Events Autumn Term Programme, 2016
(with more to come!)

Thursday 6th October, 6:00-7:00pm with wine reception to follow, PSH LG01
Opening Lecture: Professor Valerie Walkerdine, Distinguided Research Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Cardiff university
Title: Of dinosaurs and divas: Is class still relevant to feminist research?

Thursday 13th October, 5:00-6:30pm, MRB (Media Research Building) Screen 1
Muhammad Ali and Me - Mojisola Adebayo's 'Afri-Quia' Theatre

Mojisola will close with performing an extract of Muhammad Ali and Me. There will be an opportunity to purchase reduced price tickets for the full stage production at The Albany, after the talk on 13th October, exclusively for people attending this event.

Friday 14th October, 1:15-6:00pm, PSH LG01
Gender and Creative Economy: Networking and Learning Support

This event is co-hosted by our EU funded project SMARTJUMP based at AREA PROGETTI, Venice Region Italy with the Goldsmiths Centre for Feminist Research. The Goldsmiths team is Angela McRobbie (PI) Sian Prime ICCE, and Dr Dan Strutt.

Thursday 24 November, 5:30-7:00pm in RHB 137a with wine reception to follow
Neoliberal Feminism
Dr Catherine Rottenberg (Marie Curie researcher in the Department of Sociology)
(More details to follow)

Spring Term Programme 2016

Wednesday January 20, Opening Lecture, ‘Feminism and Fragility,’ Professor Sara Ahmed (Goldsmiths), 6-7.30, RHB 309.

Wednesday February 24, Screening of Paris is Burning documentary (1990, dir.  Jennie Livingston), followed by discussion of TQPOC histories and activisms with Campbell, Evan Ifekoya, Mzz Kimberley and Raju Rage, 7-9pm, Screen 1 Media Research Building.

Wednesday March 9, Launch of the Sexism Special Issue, New Formations with panel including Professor Sarah Franklin (Cambridge), Professor Cora Kaplan (Queen Mary), Professor Sarah Kember (Goldsmiths), Tiffany Page (Goldsmiths) and Dr Leila Whitley (Konstanz), 5-6.30, LG01, PSH, followed by reception.

Wednesday, March 23, Panel Discussion: Feminists Work on Work with Sophie Chapman (artist), Karrie Jefferis (artist), Lorraine Lesson (University of Westminster), Professor Angela McRobbie (Goldsmiths) and Heidi Hasbrouck (Goldsmiths), 6-7.30pm, LG01, PSH, followed by reception.