City Library Talks

GRG Newcastle University/City Library Events – Academics from across NewcastleStack of Library Books University will share their recent research in half hour talks on a variety of topics connected with issues of gender, sexuality and identity. Each talk will be followed by a Q&A session.

‘Flora Tristan’, Professor Máire Cross
Wednesday 06 March 2013, Newcastle City Library, New Bridge Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, 5-6pm
Professor Cross is a Professor of French Literature in the School of Modern Languages at Newcastle University. She is the leading scholar on Flora Tristan (1803-44), a French socialist writer and activist and one of the founders of modern feminism. Alongside her extensive work on Tristan, Professor Cross has published widely in the areas of French History and Gender Studies.
For more information, or to run a session, contact: Stacy Gillis or Emma Short.

‘Forging New Limits: British Women Travellers in the Middle East 1894-1939’, Dr Emma Short
Wednesday 03 April 2013, Newcastle City Library, New Bridge Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, 5-6pm.
Dr Short is a Research Assistant in the School of English at Newcastle University. Her research focuses on women and travel in the early twentieth century, and on space and place in literature.
The event will take place at For more information, or to run a session, contact: Stacy Gillis or Emma Short.

‘Gender and Domestic Space’, Dr Helen Jarvis
Wednesday 01 May 2013, Newcastle City Library, New Bridge Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, 5-6pm
Dr Jarvis is a Reader in Social Geography in the School of Geography, Politics and Sociology at Newcastle University. Her research focuses on urban social geography, particularly housing and urban structure, and the intersection of work, employment and gender relations.
For more information, or to run a session, contact: Stacy Gillis or Emma Short.

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