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Deborah Lynn Steinberg Publications

Books

Extremities: Cruelty and Realism in Film and Television (with D Epstein, forthcoming)

The Emergence of Trans with Ruth Pearce and Iggy Moon (co-Eds). Routledge 2018 forthcoming

Genes and the Bioimaginary: Science, Spectacle, Culture (Ashgate, 2015)

GIF

Blairism and the War of Persuasion, (with R. Johnson)

Mourning Diana: Nation, Culture and the Performance of Grief, (with A. Kear)

Bodies in Glass: Genetics, Eugenics, Embryo Ethics

Border Patrols: Policing the Boundaries of Heterosexuality (with D. Epstein and R. Johnson)

Radical Voices: A decade of Feminist Resistance from Women's Studies International Forum, (with R. Klein)

Made to Order: The Myth of Reproductive and Genetic Progress, (with P. Spallone)

 

Guest Edited Journals (Special Issues)

2017 Sexualities (Special Issue) forthcoming 'Trans*genealogies: Gender, Sexuality and the emergence of Trans*

2015 Body and Society (Double Special Issue). 'Estranged Bodies: . ‘Estranged Bodies’ (with M. Shildrick, guest eds.)

2015 MediaTropes (Special Double Issue). forthcoming. with S. Murray,guest eds. ‘Bioconvergence’ Vol 3 Issue 2. in production

2011 MediaTropes (Special Double Issue) November 2011. with S. Murray, guest eds. ‘Bioconvergence’ Vol 3 Issue 1. Issue 1

2006 New Genetics and Society (Special Issue): ‘Feminism Confronts the Genome’ (with E. Ettorre, and B. K. Rothman guest eds.) Vol. 25, No. 2

2004 Medical Law Review (Special Issue) ‘The Regulated Gene: New Legal Dilemmas’ Spring 2004. (with S. Halliday guest eds) Vol 12, No 1.

1996 Women: A Cultural Review (Special Issue) ‘Cultural Regimes of the Body’. (Steinberg, DL guest ed). Vol 7, No. 3

 

Journal Articles

2015 'After Kinsey: Trans*forming paradigms of gender and sexuality' with L. Moon. Sexualitities (Special Issue) L Moon, R Pearce and D L Steinberg guest eds.

2014 ‘Bioconvergence’ with S Murray. MediaTropes. Special issue 2 on Bioconvergence . forthcoming. (Steinberg and Murray guest eds)

2014 ‘The Bad Patient: Estranged Subjects of the Cancer Culture’. forthcoming. Body and Society (Special Issue ‘Estranged Bodies’ eds D.L. Steinberg & M Shildrick)

2011 ‘The Bourne Tragedy: Lost Subjects of the Bioconvergent Age’ with Prof. D Epstein. MediaTropes. Special issue 1 on ‘Bioconvergence’ (Steinberg and Murray guest eds) 3(1); 89-112

2011 ‘Bioconvergence’: Editorial Preface’ with S Murray. MediaTropes. Special issue 1 on Bioconvergence (Steinberg and Murray guest eds) 3(1); i-iii

2009 ‘Seeking the Jew’s Gene: Science, Spectacle and the Ethnic Other’. Media Tropes 3(1); 1-23

2008 ‘Reading Sleep through Science Fiction: The Parable of Beggars and Choosers’ Body and Society 14(4); 115-35

2008 ‘Waking up to sleepiness; Modafinil, the media and the pharmaceuticalisation of everyday/night life.’ Williams, S.J, Seale, C, Boden, S, Lowe, P. and Steinberg, D.L. Sociology of Health and Illness. 30, 6 (September): 839-55.

2008 ’The social construction of sleep and work in the British Press.’ Boden, S.J, Williams, S.J., Seale, C., Lowe, P. and Steinberg, D.L Sociology. 42 (June): 541-58.

2008 ‘Medicalisation and beyond: The social construction of insomnia and snoring in the news.’ Williams, S.J, Seale, C., Boden, S., Lowe, P and Steinberg, D.L. Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal. 12: 251-68.

2007 ‘The Face of Ruin: Evidentiary Spectacle and the Trial of Michael Jackson’ (with D. Epstein). Social Semiotics (Special Issue: Michael Jackson, Kitzinger, J (ed) ) Vol 17:4: 441-458

2007 ‘Media constructions of sleep and sleep disorders: A study of UK national newspapers’ Seale C, Boden S, Williams S, Lowe, P & Steinberg D.L. Social Science & Medicine 65 (2007) 418–430

2007 ‘Who are you sleeping with? The construction of heteronormativity in stories about sleep in the British media’. Lowe, P, S Boden, S Williams, C Seal and D.L. Steinberg. Sociological Research Online. 12

2004 ‘The Regulated Gene: New Legal Dilemmas’ Spring 2004. (with S. Halliday). Medical Law Review (Special Issue ‘The Regulated Gene: New Legal Dilemmas’ (Steinberg & Halliday, guest eds) Vol 12, No 1 pp. 2-13 (Output of ESRC seminar Series ‘Cultures of the Gene’ op cit) )

2003 Life in the Bleep Cycle: Introducing Id-TV on the Jerry Springer Show.’ (with D.Epstein). Discourse 2003 Vol 25. Pp. 90-114

2000 'Bodies of Knowledge: Cultural Iconographies of the Embryo' Spring. Feminist Review pp 139-43

2000 ‘Twice Told Tales: Re-Telling Sexual Stories in the Age of Consent Debates 1998’ (with D. Epstein, and R. Johnson). Spring Sexualities. Vol 3. No. 1: pp. 5-30

1999 'Sex, Sensibility and the Gendered Body'. Work, Employment and Society; A Journal of the British Sociological Association Vol 12, no 3. pp 559-560.

1998 ‘An Ethic of Ambivalence: Organ Retrieval from Brain Dead Patients - Commentary on an Ethical Dilemma’ British Medical Journal December 5. Vol 318: 1585

1998 ‘American Dreamin’: Discoursing Liberally on the Oprah Winfrey Show’ (with D Epstein). Women's Studies International Forum. Vol 21, pp. 77-94

1997 'Okofeminismus: Kritik an Maria Mies und Vandana Shiva' (with M. Molyneux). 1997. Das Argument: Zeitschrift fur Philosophie und Sozialwissenshaften 218: 39 Jahrgang Heft 1: 43-58.

1997 'A Most Selective Practice: The Eugenic Logics of IVF'. Women's Studies International Forum . Vol. 20, No. 1. pp. 33-48

1997 'Genetics of Criminal and Anti-Social Behaviour' February Sociology Vol 31, No 1: 187-9

1996 'Cultural Regimes of the Body: An Introduction'. Women: a Cultural Review: Special Issue ‘Cultural Regimes of the Body (Steinberg, D.L. guest ed.) Vol 7, No. 3 pp. 225-228

1996 'Languages of Risk: Genetic Encryptions of the Female Body' Women: a Cultural Review: Special Issue ‘Cultural Regimes of the Body Steinberg, D.L. (guest ed) Vol 7, No. 3, pp 259-270

1996 'No Fixed Abode: Feminism in the 1990s' September (with D Epstein) Parallax: Journal of Metadiscrusive Theory and Cultural Practices Issue 3, pp. 1-6 )

1996 'All Het Up! Rescuing Heterosexuality on the Oprah Winfrey Show' Autumn. (with D Epstein) Feminist Review 54, pp. 88-115

1995 '12 Steps to Heterosexuality? :Common-sensibilities on the Oprah Winfrey Show' May. (with D. Epstein) Feminism and Psychology. Vol 5. No. 2: pp. 275-80

1995 'Ecofeminism: A New Testament?' Spring. (with M. Molyneux) Feminist Review 49: pp. 86-107.

1995 'El Ecofeminismo de Mies Y Shiva: ¿Regresso Al Futuro? (with M. Molyneux) Ecologia Politica No. 8: pp. 13-24. Spain.

1995 'Power, Positionality and Epistemology: Towards and Anti-Oppressive Feminist Standpoint Approach to Science, Medicine and Technology' December. Women: A Cultural Review pp. 295-308

1992 'Genes and Racial Hygiene: Studies of Science under National Socialism'. Science as Culture. Vol. 3: Part 1: No. 14: pp. 116-29 [

1986 'Report in Progress: Policies of Access to AID as a Medical Treatment in the UK.' D.L. . Women's Studies International Forum. Vol. 9, No. 5/6: pp. 551-5.

 

Chapters

2009 ‘Sleeping Ethics: Gene, Episteme and the Body Politic’ in Murray, S and D (eds). Critical Interventions in the Ethics of Healthcare. Ashgate Press.

2008 ‘Wissenschaft als Spektakel Die Suche nach dem jüdischen Gen, in Pethes, N and S. Schicktanz (eds.) Identitaet Lust Reproduktion: Sexualitaet als Experiment Zwischen ‘Science’ und ‘Fiction’ Frankfurt a.M/ New York. Campus.

2004 ‘Blairism and the War of Persuasion’ (with R Johnson) in Jonhson and Steinberg (eds.). Blairism and the War of Persuasion: Labour’s Passive Revolution. London. Lawrence and Wishart. pp. 23-38

2004 ‘Thrice Told Tales: Sexual Agendas, Blairism and the Age of Consent Debates’ (with D. Epstein and R. Johnson) in Johnson & Steinberg (eds.). Blairism and the War of Persuasion: Labour’s Passive Revolution. London. Lawrence and Wishart. pp. 96-114

2004 ‘Distinctiveness and Difference within New Labour’ (with R Johnson), in Johnson & Steinberg (eds.). Blairism and the War of Persuasion: Labour’s Passive Revolution. London. Lawrence and Wishart. pp. 7-22.

2004 ‘Washington’s Favorite: Blairism and the “Blood Price” of the International’ (with R. Johnson) in Johnson and Steinberg (eds.). Blairism and the War of Persuasion: Labour’s Passive Revolution. London. Lawrence and Wishart. pp. 226-54.

2001 'All Het Up! Rescuing Heterosexuality on the Oprah Winfrey Show' (with D. Epstein). in Balliet, B. Women, Culture and Society: A Reader. Iowa. Kendal Hunt.

2000 'No Fixed Abode: Feminism in the 1990s'. 2000. (with D. Epstein). in Ali., S., K. Coate, and W. wa Goro (eds.) Belonging: Contemporary Feminist Writings on Global Change.. London. UCL/Routledge Press.

2000 ‘Reading Genes/Writing Nation: Genes and the Narration of Race and Nation' in Brah, A and A. Coombs (eds.) Hybridity and its Discontents: Politics, Science, Culture London. Routledge. pp. 137-154

2000 'Recombinant Bodies: Narrative, Metaphor and the Gene' in Williams, S. et al. (eds.) Theorising Medicine, Health and Society. London. Routledge

1999 Pedagogic Panic or Deconstructive Dilemma? Gay Genes in the Popular Press' in Epstein, D. and J. Sears A Dangerous Knowing: Sexuality and the 'Master' Narrative. London. Cassell. pp. 59-88

1999 'New Reproductive Technologies - Legislation - UK'. in Burfoot, Annette (ed.) Encyclopedia of Reproductive Technologies . Colorado. Westview Press.

1999 'New Reproductive Technologies - Legislation - Critical Perspectives'. in Burfoot, Annette (ed.) Encyclopedia of Reproductive Technologies . Colorado. Westview Press

1999 ‘Feminist Approaches to Science, Medicine and Technology’ in Kirkup, Gill, Linda Janes, Kathryn Woodward and Fiona Hovenden (eds.) The Gendered Cyborg: A Reader . London. Routledge . pp.193-209

1999 'Preface: Mourning and the Scholarly Ethic'. (with A. Kear) in Kear & Steinberg (eds) Mourning Diana: Nation, Culture and the Performance of Grief London. Routledge. ix-xi

1999 'Ghost Writing': 1999 Kear, (with A Kear). in Kear & Steinberg (eds.) Mourning Diana: Nation, Culture and the Performance of Grief London. Routledge : pp. 1-14

1997 ‘Technologies of Heterosexuality: Eugenic Reproductions Under Glass’ in Steinberg, D.L. et al. (eds.) Border Patrols: Policing the Boundaries of Heterosexuality. London. Cassell. pp. 66-97

1997 'Impedimenta / Dramaturgy of the Divine Offspring’ in Steinberg, D. L. et al. (eds.) Border Patrols: Policing the Boundaries of Heterosexuality. London. Cassell. pp. 118-137

1997 ‘All Roads Lead to...Problems with Discipline’. in Canaan, Joyce and Debbie Epstein (eds.) in A Question of Discipline: Pedagogy, Power and the Teaching of Cultural Studies Colorado. Westview Press. pp. 192-

1997 'Loves Labours: Playing it Straight on the Oprah Winfrey Show' (with D Epstein). 1997. in Steinberg, D. L. et al. (eds.) Border Patrols: Policing the Boundaries of Heterosexuality. London. Cassell. pp. 32-65

1995 'Straight Talking on the Oprah Winfrey Show' 1995. (with D. Epstein). in Maynard, M & J. Purvis. (eds.) (Hetero)Sexual Politics London. Taylor & Francis. pp 95-107

1991 'Adversarial Politics: The Legal Construction of Abortion." in Franklin, S., C. Lury and J. Stacey (eds.). Off-Centre: Feminism and Cultural Studies. London. Harper Collins (Now Routledge) pp. 175-89.

1990 'The Depersonalisation of Women through the Administration of 'In Vitro' Fertilisation.'. in McNeil, M., I. Varcoe and S. Yearley (eds.). The New Reproductive Technologies. London. Macmillan. pp. 74-122.

1989 'Die Politik der Ausgrenzung: Hendernisse Bei der Mobilisierung des Feministischen Widerstands Gegen Reproductionstechnologien' in Bradish, Paula, et al. (eds.). Frauen Gegen Gen und Reproducktionstechnologien: Bitrage vom 2 Bundsweiten Kongresse. Frankfurt. 28-30. 1988. FRG. Frauenoffensive. pp. 136-42.

1989 'Glossary'. in Klein, R. (ed.). Infertility: Women Speak Out About their Infertility Treatments. London. Pandora. pp. 296-309.

1989 'Introduction' (with R Klein) in Klein & Steinberg (eds.) Radical Voices: A Decade of Feminist Resistance from Women's Studies International Forum NY. Pergamon: pp. xi-xv.

1987 'Introduction' (with P. Spallone). In Spallone & Steinberg (eds.) Made to Order: The Myth of Reproductive and Genetic Progress. Oxford. Pergamon: pp. 13-17.

1987 'Selective Breeding and Social Engineering: Discriminatory Policies of Access to Artificial Insemination by Donor in Great Britain' in Spallone & Steinberg (eds.) Made to Order: The Myth of Reproductive and Genetic Progress. Oxford. Pergamon: pp. 184-89.

Web Publications & Podcasts

2012 ‘The Emergence of ‘Trans’ Website of the ESRC seminar series <www.transseminars.com>

2010 ‘Retheorising Women’s Health’ Website of the ESRC seminar series ‘Retheorising Women’s Health 2019-10 <www.crwh.org/thinktank.php#organizers>

2007 ‘Cultures of Genetics’ Steinberg, D.L. Podcast at: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/audio/

2007 ‘What is “Real” about Genes? Biological and Cultural Perspectives’: webcast-video of the Annual Sociological Debate, University of Warwick May 14 2007 (between Dr Deborah Lynn Steinberg and Prof. Sander Gilman) at http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/sociology/debate/

2006 ‘Emergent Paradigms in Women’s Health’ : Interactive discussion forum (Blog) with conference papers and proceedings: at <http://www.crwh.org/thinktank.php>

 

Research Grants

Current Grants

2012-14 ‘Retheorising Gender and Sexuality: The Emergence of Trans’ ESRC Seminar Series

Past Grants

2009-11‘Retheorising Women’s Health: Shifting Paradigms and the Biomedical Body’ ESRC Seminar Series with Dr M Shildrick, Queens University, Belfast

2007-09 ‘A Psychosocial Approach to Counselling Bisexual Clients’ ESRC Dr L Moon (PI

12/4/07 ‘A World of Difference: Emergent Paradigms of Women’s Health’ Multiple Funders International Conference’, University of Toronto’ with Prof. G Einstein, University of Toronto et al.

2005-8 ‘Long Shadows: Narrative, Mourning and Memory in the Construction of Israeli Identity’ ESRC Dr M Brennan (PI)

2005-6 ‘Sleep in the British Media’ British Academy with Prof S Williams et al. Dr S Boden (PI)

2002-4 ‘Cultures of the Gene: Discourses, Dialogues and Debates’ ESRC Seminar Series with Prof GL Hundt

2001-2 ‘Globalising Television Talk’ Warwick Research & Teaching Development Fund

Grants In Preparation

2013 ‘The Bad Patient: Spectacle and Subjectivity in the Cancer Culture’ for the Leverhulme Senior Research Fellowship

2012 ‘Trans-subjectivities: Transforming Sexualities in Counselling and Psychotherapy’ (working title) with Dr. L Moon. (for submission to the ESRC)

2012 ‘Interspecies Sociability’ (working title) (for submission to the ESRC) with Prof. Nickie Charles et al.

 

Government Consultation Papers

1998 Response to 'Cloning Issues in Reproduction, Science and Medicine: A Consultation Document' April 30 1998. (submitted to the Human Genetics Advisory Commission (HGAC) and Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority (HFEA), January 1998.). (with M. Stacey) (on behalf of the Centre for Research in Health, Medicine and Society, Warwick University).

— also published in Medical Sociology Newsletter Vol. 24, No. 2: pp. 48-55.

1986 'Statement in Response to the DHSS Consultation Paper Regarding Legislation on Human Infertility Services and Embryo Research.' June 30 1988. (with Bainbridge, P, M, Crawshaw, S. Franklin, J. Hanmer, P. Spallone) (submitted to the Department of Health and Social Security, Britain).

 

Conference Proceedings

1991 'The Politics of Exclusion' in Documentation of the International Conference on Reproductive and Genetic Engineering and Women's Reproductive Health' Comilla, Bangladesh. March 17-31, 1989. Bangladesh. UBINIG.

1986 'UK National Report on Reproductive and Genetic Technologies'. in Documentation from the Feminist Hearings on the New Reproductive Technologies and Genetic Engineering at the European Parliament. March 6-7 1986, Brussels, Belgium.

1986 'AID in Britain' in Documentation from the Feminist Hearings on the New Reproductive Technologies and Genetic Engineering at the European Parliament. March 6-7 1986, Brussels, Belgium.

 

Journal Editorial Boards

1998-2002 Sociology: Journal of the British Sociological Association

1988-1992 Issues in Reproductive and Genetic Engineering NY Pergamon.

 

Keynote Papers

2011 ‘The Bad Patient: Subjectivity and Imperative in the Cancer Culture’ Warwick Postgraduate Conference February 2011. University of Warwick.

2010 ‘The Bad Patient: Estranged Subjects of the Cancer Culture’ ESRC seminar ‘Estranged Bodies’ ESRC seminar series ‘Retheorising Women’s Health’ (co-applicants D.L. Steinberg & M Shildrick) University of Liverpool

2007 ‘What is “Real” About Genes? Biological and Cultural Standpoints’ in Debate with Prof. Sander Gilman at the Annual Sociological Debate, University of Warwick, May 14 2007. (Video available via: http://www.warwick.ac.uk/Sociology)

2006 ‘Emergent Paradigms in Women’s Health’ A World of Difference: Emergent Paradigms in Women’s Health’, University of Toronto, May 9-11

2006 ‘Sleepless Futures: Gene Phantasies in the Science Fiction of Nancy Kress’ The Open University, UK June 18

2005 ‘Beggars and Choosers: Sleep and the Science Fiction of Nancy Kress’ ESRC Seminar ‘Sleep Society’ University of Warwick Dec 2

2005‘ ‘Science, Spectacle and the Ethnic ‘Other”: The Search for the Jew’s Gene’, ‘Sexuality as Experiment’, University of Bonn, Germany Nov 17-19

2001 ‘Gay Genes, Moral Discourse and Scientific Narrative’ ‘The New Politics of Reproduction’: ESRC seminar series, University of Bradford, UK.

2001 ‘Godzilla versus Monster X’: Gays, Genes, Mothers and Mad Scientists’ ‘Feminist Research Conference: Gender Genes and European Biopolitics.’, Linkoping, Sweden May 3-5

2000 Mourning Diana: Politics, Nation and Public Space (with A Kear); The Institute for Cultural Research , Annual Lectures, London November

1999 ‘Alien Bodies: Genes and the Narration of Gender, Race and Nation’ 'Gender, Health and Healing: Reflections on the Pulbic/Private Divide: An International Conference in Tribute to Emeritus Professor Meg Stacey', Warwick University Aprill 23-24

1998 'Pedagogic Panic or Deconstructive Dilemma? Gay Genes in the Popular Press' Intersections Conference, Warwick, University, August

1997 'No Fixed Abode: Feminism in the1990s' with Epstein, D, National Women's Studies Association Conference, July

1989 'The Politics of Exclusion' 1989. International Conference on Reproductive and Genetic Engineering and Women's Reproductive Health, Comilla, Bangladesh. March 17-31,

1988. 'In Vitro Fertilisation and the Status of Women. FrauenGegen Gen-Und Reproducktionstechnologien: 2 Bundesweiter Kongress, Frankfurt, October

1988 'Report on Feminist International Resistance and Networking: Proposals for the to Frauen in Auseinanderseitzung mit Gen-und Reproducktionstechnologien', Berlin. June

1986 'Reproductive Technologies and the Law’ York Conference on Reproductive Technologies and Genetic Engineering, May

1986 'UK National Report on Reproductive Technologies and AID in Britain'’ the Feminist Hearings on the New Reproductive Technologies and Genetic Engineering at the European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium

 

Invited Papers

2011 ‘The Bad Patient: Imperative Subjectivities and the Cancer Culture’ NYU, New York.

2009 ‘What is ‘Real’ about Genes? Science and the Cultural Imaginary’ Toronto Arts and Culture Salon. D Sandler-Glick.

2008 ‘What is “Real” About Genes?’ University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

2007 ‘Sleeping Subjects: Gender Genes and the Neoliberal Ethic in the Science Fiction of Nancy Kress’ University of Waterloo, Canada

2006 ‘Narrative Method and Cultural Theory’ Doctoral Programme, Institute for Women’s Studies and Gender Studies, University of Toronto Nov 10

2006 ‘Beggars and Choosers: Genes, Phantasy and the Neo-Liberal Subject,. University of Toronto, Institute for Women’s Studies and Gender Studies Nov

2006 ‘We Could Have Saved Him the Journey’: Genes, Roots and the Science of You’, Seminar Series: Biopolitics and Technoscience: Biomedical Subjectivities. University of Toronto, History of Science and Institute for Women’s Studies and Gender Studies

2006 ‘Beggars and Choosers: Genes and the NeoLiberal Subject’ University of California at San Francisco.

2006 ‘Sleepless Futures: Gene Phantasies in the Science Fiction of Nancy Kress’ The Open University, UK

2005 ‘We Shall Not all Sleep: Beggars, Choosers and the Gene’ ESRC Seminar ‘Sleep Society’ University of Warwick

2005 ‘ Monster X: Gays, Genes, Mothers and Mad Scientists’ University of Toronto. Institute for Women’s Studies and Gender Studies.

2002 ‘Social and Cultural Impact of Genetics’ for Seminar Series organised by the Sociology Department, Plymouth University

2001 ‘Gay Genes, Moral Discourse and Scientific Narrative in the Popular Press.’ ‘The New Politics of Reproduction’: ESRC talk series, University of Bradford, UK.

1998 'Alien Bodies: Narrative, Metaphor and the Seminar Series. the Centre for Research in Health, Medicine and Society, University of Warwick

1997 'Languages of Risk: Genetic Encryptions of the Female Body'Feminism and Science Study Group, Centre for the Study of Women and Gender, University of Warwick

1995 'Languages of Risk: Medical Discourses of the Female 'The Body' Symposium. MA.MSc in Gender, Society and Culture, Birkbeck College, University of London.

1995 ''All Het Up on the Oprah Winfrey Show' (with D. Epstein) MA in Women's Studies, Institute of Education, University of London

1991 'Breeding Visions: IVF and the 'New' Eugenics’ Research Seminar Series Department of Cultural Studies, University of Birmingham

1989 'The Idea Power of Women's Studies' Department of Psychology, University of Birmingham

1988 'The Social Implications of Reproductive and Genetic Engineering', Ithaca College, London

1988: 'Social Perspectives of Reproductive and Genetic Engineering', Kings College, London

1986. 'Policies of Access to Artificial Insemination by Donor in Great Britain’ Steinberg, D.L. The European Conference on Critical Legal Studies The London Institute of Education, April

1986 'Social Issues, Scientific Progress: Reproductive and Genetic Technologies' Department of Social and Political Science, Cambridge University

1986 'Reproductive and Genetic Engineering: Introduction to the Issues Women's Language School, Canterbury, Kent

1985 'Social Policies Controlling Access to Artificial Insemination by Donor' Women's Studies MA Programme, University of Kent

 

Selected Conference Papers

2011 ‘The Bad Patient: Transvalued Subjects of the Cancer Culture’ BSA Medical Sociology Conference. September 2011

2003 ‘The Totemic and the Transfigural: David Beckham, Sexuality and Popular Culture’ Parker, A and at Pleasure and Danger Revisited. Cardiff University. June30-July2

2001 'A Slice of American Id: Abject Democracy and Narrative Community on the Jerry Springer Show'’ (with D Epstein) Annual Conference of the Women's Studies Network.

1996 'Reading Genes/Writing Nation: an Exploration of Genes and their Metaphors' the British Sociological Association Annual Conference April

1994 'All Het Up! Oprah Winfrey and Televisual Feminism' with Epstein, D Women's Studies Network Annual Conference July

1991 'Breeding Visions: IVF and the 'New' Eugenics.' Medical Sociology Group Annual Conference, British Sociological Association/Medical Research Council, Sept 27-9.

1987 'Ex Parte / or / Women in Parts: The Pornographic Ethos of Reproductive Technologies.' British Sociological Association Study Group on Violence Against Women, The University of Birmingham, June

1987 'The Depersonalisation of Women through the Administration of In Vitro Fertilisation. for the British Sociological Association Conference on Science, Technology and Society' Leeds University, April