The mission of the StAIGS Feminist Film Series is to de-canonise and decolonise film and cinema content outreach whilst spotlighting female, POC, and LGBTQIA+ filmmakers. The series aims to provide a space to view the work of overlooked creatives and hold critical discussions on issues related to gender and beyond.
5 February; LGBTIQ+ Chris Hooley (Physics) + Ana Maria Sapountzi (Film) 4 March; Dictatorships Kate Ferris (History) + Tom Smith (German) 1 April; Climate Crisis Catherine Jones (IR) + Sam Woolhead (Transition) Edgecliffe. Room 104 1pm-2pm Coffee/tea from 12.30 Download poster here
Autumn StAIGS Feminist Reading Group Activities
This semester topics are: Health and Evolution.
External Speaker Series. Thurs 10 Oct: Tommy Curry (Edinburgh) — “Thinking through the Silence: Theorizing the Rape of Jewish Males during the Holocaust through Survivor Testimonies.” 11am – 12:30pm in Master’s Room (Heb’s Block). Wed 16 Oct: Vanessa Wills (George Washington University) — “Black Woman Marxists on Race, Gender, and Class.” 11am – 12:30pm in Read more about StAIGS’ External Speaker Series[…]
StAIGS FEMINIST FILM SERIES Semester 1 – 2019 The mission of the StAIGS Feminist Film Series is to de-canonise and decolonise film and cinema content outreach whilst spotlighting female, POC, and LGBTQIA+ filmmakers. The series provides a space to view the work of overlooked creatives and hold critical discussions on issues related to gender and Read more about StAIGS’ Feminist Film Series[…]
This term, StAIGS is introducing an internal speaker series based on the same structure as the launch event — short informal talks about common topics to promote interdisciplinary discussions and collaborations. Each session will have three speakers from three different departments discussing a common theme (Conviction, Space, Representation, and Memory). Each speaker will give about Read more about StAIGS Internal Speaker Series[…]
StAIGS has a monthly reading group. All are welcome. The topic of each reading group is independent—so may come to them all, or feel free to pick whichever topics (or dates) are of most interest.
On 4 December will be the inaugural event for StAIGS in Upper and Lower College Hall. Please join us! We will have a flash workshop, starting at 1:30pm in Upper College Hall, with talks from 13 staff members. At 5:30pm, in Lower College Hall, will be a reception. Book (FREE) tickets: https://events.st-andrews.ac.uk/events/st-andrews-institute-for-gender-studies/
Mainstreaming Gender: What does it mean and why should we go there? Monday, 5 November, 5-6:30pm in the Arts Lecture Theatre. Chair: K.M. Fierke Participants: Derek Ball, Caron Gentry, Katherine Hawley, Alison Duncan Kerr, Rabea Khan, Gurchathen Sanghera.