Conference - "Protean Desires: Queering the Body, Transforming the Text"

Swansea University, Friday 22 April 2016.

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Gencas logo‌GENCAS - the Centre for Gender, Culture and Society, will hold a conference on "Protean Desires: Queering the Body, Transforming the Text" in the Abbey Building at Swansea University on 22 April 2016.  

The conference will explore gender fluidity and queer theory across disciplines and historical periods.  

The conference keynote paper will be given by Professor Stephen Guy-Bray, (University of British Columbia), and his paper will be entitled  ‘The Location of Queerness’.

You can view the conference programme here:   Protean Desires - conference programme

Conference registration is now open.  If you would like to register to attend the conference, please download and complete the registration form which is available to download here:   Protean Desires - Registration Form

Please return your completed form with payment no later than 20/04/2016 to:  Jack Orchard, College of Arts and Humanities, Keir Hardie Building, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP

Enquiries relating to the conference can be sent to: or telephone +44(0)7469397535                        

The conference is supported by the Research Institute for Arts and Humanities.