Gender, Generation and the Body
Cardiff CF10 3AT
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Keynote speaker: Dr Walker, Garthine (Cardiff University)
Organisers: Dr. Tracey Loughran (Cardiff University), Dr. Stephanie Ward (Cardiff University), Beth Jenkins (Cardiff University)
9.30 – 11.00
Keynote Lecture: Garthine Walker (Cardiff University), Sex, Age and Bodies: 'Victim-Blaming' and Culpability in the History of Rape c.1500-1800
11.00- 12.30: Panel 1: Sin, the Senses and the Sacred
Hannah Byland (Cornell University): Stage- and Cross-Dressing in the Plays of Hrotsvit of Gandersheim
Ruth Mullett (Cornell University): Sense-ational Meditation
Dawn Woolley (Artist): Pathological Consumers: Spectacular Bodies of the Nineteenth Century
12.30 – 1.15: Lunch
1.15-3.15: Panel 2: Female Bodies in Public and Private Spaces
Soni (Jawaharlal Nehru University): The “Sanctified Age”: Production of 'Distinct Bodies' in British India (1869-1920)
Sarah Prendergast (Oxford Brookes University): Mrs Anne Adaliza Puddicombe and Mrs Jessie Penn-Lewis: The Forgotten and Misunderstood Women of the 1904 Welsh Revival
Sarah Jones (University of Exeter): Reproduction and the Fight for Free Love in The Adult (1897-1899)
Angela Grainger (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine): From Self-Examination to the #nomakeupselfie: Breast Cancer Awareness in Historical Perspective
3.15 – 3.45: Break
3.40-5.15: Panel 3: Reproductive Bodies
Jennifer Evans (University of Hertfordshire): Male Bodies, Masculinity and Reproduction in Early Modern England
Sarah Toulalan (University of Exeter), ‘Elderly years cause a Total dispaire of Conception’: Old Age and Infertility in Early Modern England
Leah Astbury (University of Cambridge), Bodily Care of Mothers and Infants in Early Modern England
* The conference will be accompanied by a small exhibition of artworks by Dawn Woolley.
Please contact Dr. Tracey Loughran (LoughrantTL@cardiff.ac.uk) for further information.
June 20, 2014, 5:00pm BST
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