Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Gender and Sexuality Research Symposium: Masculinities, Modernity and Heteronormativity in the UK and South China

Tuesday 10 June 2014, 10.00AM to 18:00


Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building, Heslington West, University of York


  • Stevi Jackson, University of York --- Gender, Families and Modernity in Comparative Perspective: Theoretical and Methodological Issues 
  • Jieyu Liu, SOAS University of London --- Changing Family Relations in Urban China 
  • Travis Kong, University of Hong Kong --- On the Edge: Chinese Men Negotiating Thrill and Control in Commercial Sex - 
  • Sik Ying (Petula) Ho, University of Hong Kong --- The worst thing a man can do? Hong Kong Chinese Men's perceptions of bad behaviour in intimate relationships 
  • Xiaodong (Wes) Lin, University of York --- ‘Filial son’, the Family and Identity Formation among Male Migrant Workers in Urban China 
  • Hongwei Bao, University of Nottingham --- Becoming Gay: Negotiating Sexuality in Urban China 
  • Denise Tse-Shang Tang, University of Hong Kong --- Perspectives of Same-Sex Sexualities and Self-Harm Among Service Providers and Teachers in Hong Kong 
  • Sik Ying (Petula) Ho and Denise Tse-Shang Tang, University of Hong Kong --- A critique of the Minority Stress Model: Prejudice, Social Stress, and Self-Assessment among Sexual Minority People in Hong Kong 
  • Paul Johnson, University of York --- Homosexuality, Heteronormativity and Human Rights: Europe and Beyond 
  • Howard Chiang, University of Warwick --- In the Shadow of Empires: Imperial Citationality and the Queering of Marriage in Sinophone Communities 


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