Vulvas In/Formation: with Emma Rees, Elliott Watson and Lynn Enright
A panel of leading voices in gender politics will explore the myths + misinformation, the truths + taboos, the personal and political, and the shame + 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 Uni 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, focusing 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.1hr talk + film screening, followed by opportunity for audience discussion.Please bring items for The Homeless Period if you are able!