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2024 Graduate Feminist Thinking Conference: Crossing

Saturday, February 17, 2024 at 9:00 am - 3:15 pm

Part of the TORCH Intersectional Humanities Research Hub events

this registration via Eventbrite to join the conference in person only

We are excited to announce the 2024 Graduate Feminist Thinking Conference: Crossing. Featuring presentations from recent Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies graduates and experts in the field, we will discuss all that feminism is and can be. We will explore topics across disciplines and with attention to how research can cross over into non-academic applications. We hope you will join us for a day of invigorating discussion and connection.

It is organized by graduates of the 2022-2023 Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies programme in partnership with TORCH, The Oxford Research Centre for the Humanities

The program for the event is as follows:

Official Schedule



9:30am – 10:15am

Keynote Speaker: Dorothee Boulanger – (30 minutes speaking + time for questions) –

*Title of talk TBA*

10:15am – 12.00pm

Panel 1 – Bodies + Boundaries

10:15am – 10:30am

Rosie Duffy: Queering the Mortuary: Death Care as Queer Care

10:30am – 10:45am

Mizy Judah Clifton: Bound bodies, second skins; or, I started binding, and I became dysphoric

10:45am – 11.00am

Isatou M. Bokum: The Taboo Topic: Gambian Girls’ Perceptions, awareness, and access to contraception

11.00am – 11:15am

Sami Wymes: Performing Nonbinary: A Diffractive Reading of Agential Realism and The Performance Art Piece Shave Me Sami™

11:15am – 11:30am

Yasmin Poole: Weaving the Web: A Case Study of Intersectional Public Policy in Australia

11:30am – 12.00pm

Panel Discussion

12.00pm – 12:30pm

Break for Lunch

12:30pm – 1:15pm

Keynote Speaker – Sneha Krishnan‘Girlhood, Across Archives and Ghosts’

(30 minutes speaking + time for questions)

1:15pm – 3:00pm

Panel 2 – Narratives + Interpretation

1:15pm – 1:30pm

Winglam Tong: Gender and (Post)Loyalty in a Fallen City: Reading Eileen Chang and Her In-between Women (1:15 – 1:30)

1:30pm – 1:45pm

Chloe Williams : ‘The Man is At Sea’: Attitudes Towards Male Stars and Sexual Violence in Two Sensational Trials

1:45pm – 2:00pm

Claire McCann: The disciplinary formation of economics at the University of Oxford: Gendered constructions of ‘legitimate’ economic knowledge, authorities, and methods

2:00pm – 2:15pm

Ruth Thrush: Labour and Immanence in The Second Sex

2:15pm – 2:30pm

Aincre Fosua: A storm there will be”: Women’s Early Organising and the History of the Ghanaian Women’s Movement (1950-1966) (2:15 – 2:30)

2:30pm – 3:15pm

Panel Discussion

Find out more about the conference, follow the link


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Saturday, February 17, 2024
9:00 am - 3:15 pm


Somerville College
Woodstock Road
Oxford, England OX2 6HD United Kingdom


TORCH | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities
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