Posts tagged with ‘equality and diversity’

Polari: the lost and found gay language

Professor Paul Baker, Lancaster University, joins us to discuss the history of Polari – a ‘form of theatrical slang incorporating Italianate words, rhyming slang, and Romany, used especially by homosexuals’ (Oxford Dictionaries).

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Preparation for leadership – talking about equality and diversity

This is a free day-long event that will focus on both the use of Pupil Premium funding in schools and on the development of school leaders.

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Hate Crime in Nottingham and beyond

What is the rate of hate crime in Nottingham, and in the UK in general? Why do people avoid reporting it, and what can people within and outside the LGBT community do to spread awareness but also prevent crime? Over the course of the evening, David Edgeley from Rainbow Heritage will discuss how barriers to coming out affect the rate of reporting hate crime, and Sam Hope (an activist on LGBT rights) will focus on their work in campaigning against hate crime in Nottingham.

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Lesbian pulp fiction: then and now

The University of Nottingham welcomes Dr Kaye Mitchell, Senior Lecturer at The University of Manchester, to discuss the history of Lesbian Pulp Fiction, the 1950’s paperback publishing phenomenon in the USA.

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The B word? Visibility and inclusion of bisexuality

The University of Nottingham welcomes Dr Christina Richards, Psychotherapist and Senior Specialist Psychology Associate and Clinical Research Fellow, to discuss perceptions of bisexuality within society.

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Upendo – film, discussion, performance

Join us for Upendo, an afternoon of film, discussion and performance exploring the LGBTQ community in Africa and its diaspora and issues of human rights, religion and philosophy. Part of our LGBT History Month 2016 celebrations.

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Breakfast on Pluto – screening and Q&A

Join us for a screening of the 2005 comedy-drama Breakfast on Pluto, written and directed by Neil Jordan and starring Cillian Murphy. The screening will also include an introduction and a Q&A session. Part of our LGBT History Month 2016 celebrations.

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Highlights from our best Black History Month yet

Black History Month 2015 officially finishes on 31 October, and what a month it’s been! A […]

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Black History Month 2015 – get involved

The University of Nottingham is celebrating Black History Month 2015 with music, public lectures, film screenings […]

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Time for action: gender equality in higher education

The University is proud to host the HeForShe Forum 2015, ‘Time for action: gender equality in higher education’. Featuring keynote speaker Emma Barnett, Women’s Editor of The Telegraph and University of Nottingham graduate. This is also your chance to hear and contribute to talks with Angharad Smith, President of the Students’ Union, Rob Jennings, Activities Officer, senior University staff, representatives from UN Women and HeForShe IMPACT Corporate Champions.

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