LGBT History Month 2014

historyMonth2014logoThe University of Kent LGBT Staff Network has organized several events to promote LGBT awareness on campus and provide opportunities for LGBT staff and allies to network and socialize. All members of staff and members of the public are welcome (unless indicated otherwise).

LGBT-Themed Movies @ The Gulbenkian Cinema

*Click on the Dates/Times below the film name for more info and booking or visit

Social Lunches (Univ of Kent Staff & Students Only)
  • Medway Campus: Wed 26th Feb 1200-1400, Pilkington Cafe (ground floor, Pilkington Building) in cooperation with our friends at University of Greenwich LGBT Staff Network
  • Canterbury Campus: Tuesday 4 Feb 1230-1400, Gulbenkian Cafe
Other Events on Campus

*organized by UKC LGBT Students and other groups

  • Liberation in Sport: Team Kent Forum/Open Lecture
    Breaking down the barriers to Sport: Creating a more inclusive sporting offer here at the University of Kent
    Mon 3 Feb 1800  Keynes Lecture Theatre 1
    ***confirmed speakers include: Claire Harvey (Competed at the 2012 London Paralympic Games); Louise Englefield (Director of Pride Sports) and others.
  • Making Trouble: Judith Butler and Queer Theory – A Lecture by Dr Iain MacKenzie
    Wed 5 Feb 1900, Rutherford Lecture Theatre 1
    Dr Iain MacKenzie from the Centre for Critical Thought will introduce the main themes of Judith Butler’s ground-breaking book, “Gender Trouble” and discuss its importance in setting the agenda for queer studies.
  • Let’s Talk About Sex
    Wed 19 Feb
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  • Dripping: Art and Resistance – A Discussion …
    Thurs, 27 February, Grimmond Lecture Theatre 1
    Award winning artist Hollie Mackenzie, a finalist in the Winter Pride UK Arts Awards 2014, in conversation with Iain MacKenzie from the Centre for Critical Thought. Hollie’s current projects explore the deconstruction of phallogocentrism with inspiration from Luce Irigaray’s ‘labial’ language of difference and Deleuze’s rhizomatics. This will be followed by drinks and general reception in Rutherford Dining Hall. The discussion will focus on the possibilities of feminist and queer art as a practice of resistance to patriarchy.



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