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Interdisciplinary Conference on Masculinity and Domesticity from 1800 to Present Day

Friday, June 22, 2018 (All day)
School of English, University of St Andrews, Castle House, KY16 9AL


The Man of the House Conference is an interdisciplinary event examining the relationship between masculinity and the domestic sphere. The conference will include a number of panels exploring the interconnections of gender, art, literature, history, and sociology from the 19th- to the 21st-century, and a roundtable discussion about what masculinity means in relation to the home. 

Keynote speaker: Professor Gill Plain (University of St Andrews)

Poetry reading by Professor Robert Crawford (University of St Andrews)

Tickets can be purchased through here. Conference fee: Unwaged £10/ Waged £15.

Following the conference, you are invited to join us for a free evening event held at St Martyr’s Church featuring an exhibition of items from the university’s Special Collections and a poetry reading by Professor Robert Crawford.

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