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13:10 - 13:55 5 December 2017

Taboo – Lesbians as a metaphorical threat to the heteronormative national order? History of sexualities, politics and cinema under communism in Eastern Europe - Dr Urszula Chowaniec


Darwin Lecture Theatre, University College London | Darwin Building (link Map)
access via Malet Place | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Alumni | Public | Academic | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Open

Is there a history of lesbian life under communism? Following a screening of the 1982 film The Other Way, Dr Urszula Chowaniec will analyse the attitude to homosexuality in Eastern European communist settings and discuss the history of same-sex female desire, relationships and activity as threatening the dominating heterosexual lenses.


Emma Wade


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