Gender & sexualities

An international reputation for feminist research.

Course overview

Goldsmiths has an international reputation for feminist research through the individual activities of staff based in a range of departments, as well as through the numerous conferences organised on feminist themes since 2005 including: Emotion, Gender and Culture; Young Women and Feminism; Queer Theory; Feminist and Queer of Colour Scholarship; Feminist Genealogies; Race and The Academy as well as Feminism and Intimacy.

Modules on gender, sexuality and related issues are offered on a large number of UG and PGT programmes.


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Rosie Hastings artwork

Rosie Hastings

I hope to dismantle the mythologies of "straightening devices", pushing gender perception into a queerzone where masculinity is no longer anchored in the male body.

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RosaMA in Gender, Media & Culture

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"Goldsmiths' is the only word able to reflect the richness of its intellectual & creative environments."
"I chose to do my MA at Goldsmiths because I had already done my BA here. I had a chance to get a taste of the creative and innovative approach Goldsmiths prides itself for, and I couldn't get enough. The alternative-thinking, left-wing, arty, interdisciplinary and experimental atmosphere of the university as a whole really made a difference for me. And then again,…