Katherine Angel/ Kate Devlin/ Fern Riddell
Katherine Angel, Lecturer in Creative Writing, Kingston University London, and author of Unmastered: A Book On Desire
Kate Devlin, Senior Lecturer, Department of Computing, Goldsmiths, University of London
Fern Riddell, Cultural historian and author of A Victorian Guide to Sex
Shahidha Bari, Lecturer in Romanticism in the Department of English, Queen Mary, University of London and Forum for European Philosophy Fellow
In a year of heated discussions about campus rape culture and street harassment, the merits of sex positivism, and the implications of trans-identity for feminism, we ask what is the future of sex and sexuality? Have the rules of sexual engagement changed in the twenty-first century and has the discipline of philosophy managed to keep up? How do we start to think afresh about desire, after Freud and into the future? And what is the future for sex as our conceptions of the body are reframed by culture, bionics, and even the law?