A panel of leading voices in gender politics will explore myths and misinformation, truths and taboos, personal and political, the shame and secrecy surrounding women’s bodies, and why this is still important to discuss in 2019.
Emma Rees is Professor of Literature and Gender Studies at the University of Chester, and Director of the Institute of Gender Studies. She has written extensively about gender and representation, notably in her book 'The Vagina: A Literary and Cultural History'.
Elliott Watson is the director and producer of several award winning documentaries. He focusses his attention on gender as a construct in modern times. His latest film, ‘Vulva’, explores the paradigms of beauty in the western world.
Lynn Enright is a Dublin-born, London-based journalist who has written for Vogue, Irish Times, Guardian, Evening Standard, BuzzFeed, Grazia and Stylist. Her book ‘Vagina: A Re-Education’ combines memoir, polemic and research.
1 hour talk and film screening, followed by opportunity for audience discussion.
Please bring items for The Homeless Period if you are able.