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“Home” – postgraduate CFP

27 June 2017

Home UCL Society for Comparative Cultural Inquiry Fifth Annual Postgraduate Conference 26th-27th October 2017 ‘It is part of morality not to be at home in one’s home’...

How to stop being boring in conference papers

12 June 2017

I’ve not been going to conferences all that long: I’m only a first-year PhD student. However, in the short time I have been attending and speaking at conferences, I’ve...

First, best, greatest? Women and the philosophical canon

15 May 2017

Margaret Cavendish was the first science fiction writer. Mary Wollstonecraft was the first feminist. And, according to this post that popped up on my twitterfeed this morning, Teresa...

Sixteenth -century lesbian philosophy? Lucrezia Marinella and desire between women

30 March 2017

Venice, 1600: a book called The Nobility and Excellence of Women and the Defects and Vices of Men is published. It’s by Lucrezia Marinella (1571-1653), the educated daughter of...