Seminar 5

LGBT Representations: media, literature, pedagogic materials (King’s College, London) Saturday 21st March 2015

This seminar explores LGBTQI representations across a range of text types and explores the issues for ESOL pedagogy.

Speakers and abstracts: Deborah Cameron (University of Oxford) Heteronorms in the media

Jane Sunderland and Mark McGlashan (Lancaster University) Heteronormativity in EFL Textbooks and in Children’s Fiction: Harry Potter, and Same-Sex Parent Family Picturebooks

Ben Goldstein (ELT materials writer) LGBT Invisibility in Language Learning Materials

Debbie Johnson (doctoral student) Assuming Sex and Gender: The Political Challenge of the Intersex Body

The documentary film Intersexion will also be screened at this seminar.

Presentation slides: To be uploaded

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