Celebrate Bisexuality Day is 23rd September every year.
This year we will mark the day in Manchester with the first ever Critical Sexology Up North event, featuring two of the speakers from last year’s international BiReCon event: Christian Klesse and Anna Einarsdottir. To see short clips of them speaking go here.
Critical Sexology is a successful seminar series which has been running in London for nearly a decade. It is an interdisciplinary seminar series for psychologists, psychoanalysts, medical doctors, literary and cultural studies scholars, philosophers, artists, lawyers and historians with a critical interest in the construction and management of gender and sexuality in the medical, human sciences, discursive and cultural spheres. Established in 2002 by Iain Morland and Lih-Mei Liao, Critical Sexology has since held three seminars per year, with meetings taking place in London. The seminar is currently co-organised by Lisa Downing (University of Exeter), Meg Barker (Open University), and Robert Gillett (Queen Mary, University of London).
From 2011, one seminar out of the three we organise per year will be held at a university in a northern location. This first will be in Manchester in September:
Venue: Manchester Metropolitan University, John Dalton building, room 0.05
Organised by Meg Barker in collaboration with Christian Klesse
Christian Klesse (Manchester Metropolitan University) – Non-monogamous Relationships
Mark Carrigan (University of Warwick) – Asexual Relationships