QUCL - Research on Sexual and Gender diversity at UCL


Queer Space Research Forum

The Queer Space Research Forum was established in 2012, under the name 'UCL's Queer Space Reading Group', to provide space for discussion around LGBT and queer themes, focused on texts and informal presentations of work-in-progress.The reading group was re-launching in 2016/17 as the Queer Space Research Forum. Search the events feed for further information about upcoming and past meetings.

All UCL staff (academic and non-academic) and students (undergraduate and postgraduate) are welcome to participate. Sessions are usually led by a member of staff or a student who selects the readings and kickstarts the discussion. 

Previous meetings

An archive of previous events, up to 2016/17 are available on the group's Moodle page: Queer Space Reading Group (UCL Log on required)

Sessions in 2015/16 included:

7 June 2016. Critiques of Queer Theory. Led by Gah-Kai Leung (History Department).

3 May 2016. Feeling Backward. Led by Alex Parsons (English Department).

8 March 2016. Queer Togetherness. Led by Christopher Kirubi (Slade School of Art)

26 January 2016. Queering Archives. Led by Kyle Lee-Crossett (Institute of Archaeology).

1 December 2015. Making Things Queer. Led by Bob Mills (History of Art Department)

27 October 2015. Edward Lear and the Queerness of Nonsense Poetry. Led by Peter Swaab (English Department).