Wednesday 6 March, 5pm
Ruby Ray Daily, Northwestern University, “‘How to Kill a Governess’: the fundamental violence of Victorian Sexuality”
Ruby Ray Daily is a doctoral candidate specializing in nineteenth and twentieth-century Britain. Her dissertation, “Sex and Violence in Greater Britain: Sexual Sensibilities, Pain and Pleasure in Britain and the Anglo-world, 1840-1960,” explores the changing relationship between sex and violence from the Victorian era to the modern proliferation of sexual identities and subcultures.
Drinks afterwards in the Bratby Bar
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