Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of ‘Coming Out’ with Professor Jeffrey Weeks

coming-outThis year marks 40 years since the publication of the groundbreaking work ‘Coming Out: The Emergence of LGBT Identities in Britain from the 19th Century to the Present’, by Jeffrey Weeks.

SEXing the Past 2017 will commemorate this important anniversary by devoting a special session to a conversation with Jeffrey Weeks, which will provide an opportunity for reflections and questions on the development and future of LGBT history. 

In addition to the revised and updated edition of ‘Coming Out’ published in 2016, his many and highly influential works in the history of sexuality include ‘Sex, Politics and Society: The Regulation of Sexuality since 1800’ (1981), ‘Making Sexual History’ (2000) and ‘The World We Have Won’ (2007), ‘The Languages of Sexuality’ (2012) and ‘What is Sexual History?’ (2016). He is Emeritus Professor of Sociology, London South Bank University.

SEXing the Past marks the end of LGBT History Month and takes place in Liverpool March 3rd – 5th 2017. Visit https://sexingthepast.com for conference information and registration.