Author Archives: Orla Parslow-Breen

About Orla Parslow-Breen

In random order I am an academic, teacher, researcher, writer, tutor, self-confessed introvert, treadmill addict, meditator, and compulsive reader of the written word - among other things. Recently I have forgotten where my treadmill is :(

RIP, Leonard Nimoy

Whatever He passed away today at 83.Here’s the New York Times obituary. Doubt there are many people in the world who were so plainly and simply admired as he was, and is. And rather than to be entirely sad about … Continue reading

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Lesbian Lives 2015

The Lesbian Lives 2015 conference is in full swing right now.  Very disappointed that I couldn’t attend but am following via Twitter #LesbianLives

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How to write 10,000 words a day

I wish I could do this….. The Thesis Whisperer One of the most popular posts on the Thesis Whisperer is How to write 1000 words a day and not go bat shit crazy. Last year a Twitter follower brought to … Continue reading

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Film Screening: Brace

This looks like great event. Unfortunately I can’t make it

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Queer London Research Forum Talk: Lesley A. Hall, ‘‘‘Bearded Fruit-Juice Drinkers”: the Queerness of Interwar Progressives’

Originally posted on British Association for Modernist Studies:
We’re excited to announce the first Queer London Research Forum event of 2015, which will be a talk by the Wellcome Library’s Lesley A. Hall, entitled ‘‘‘Bearded Fruit-Juice Drinkers”: the Queerness of…

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LGBT @ Appleseed bookshop, UoS

One of the LGBT History Month events at the University of Surrey

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LGBT history month 2015

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Next Focus Group Session

As we are heading into the Christmas break, the next planned focus group session for Study One (young queer women) will now be in January 2014, around the 17th. Anyone who takes part gets £15 – if you are interested … Continue reading

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Current Research Projects

My PhD research focuses on lesbian relationships with their family of origin (biological family) and how these relationships and interactions may change and develop over time.   In order to do this I am running two research projects for which I … Continue reading

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