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Sport Studies Leisure and Nutrition

Dr Laura Dixon

Publications

Journal Articles

Dixon LJ. 2015. Black swan, white masks: Contesting cosmopolitanism and double misrecognition in a gay tourist town Sexualities, 18 :37-56 >DOI

Dixon LJ, Peachey JT. 2012. The Paradox of Representation and the Problem with Recognition: What Does it Mean to be Visible? Anthropology Matters Journal, 14

Engagement & Impact

Conference organisation:

Conference name: Leisure Studies Association, 2016 Annual Conference, Position: Conference Co-Organiser, URL: https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/microsites/leisure-studies-association-conference/location

Conference presentation:

Title of presentation: Gay rugby clubs - a need or a want?, Conference title: British Sociological Association Annual Conference, Place/location of conference: Univeristy of Manchester, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: 'Broken Promises, Shattered Dreams: lifestyle migration and the search for authenticity in a Spanish coastal tourist town', Conference title: CRESC Annual Conference: Promises: Crises and Sociocultural Change, Place/location of conference: University of Manchester, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: 'Black Swan, White Masks: contesting feminine lesbianism in a gay tourist town, Conference title: The12th EASA Biennial Conference, Place/location of conference: University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: 'Black Swan, White Masks: contesting feminine lesbianism in a gay tourist town, Conference title: N:Gender Series, Place/location of conference: University of Sussex, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Black Swan, White Masks: contesting feminine lesbianism in a gay tourist town, Conference title: North West Doctoral Training Centre Anthropology Postgraduate Showcase, Place/location of conference: University of Manchester, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Media Coverage:

Links #1: http://www.elperiodico.com/es/noticias/opinion/laura-dixon-los-expatriados-vienen-busca-sueno-478318, Media coverage: In September 2010, I was interviewed regarding my PhD research by one of the top two Spanish daily newspapers - El Periodico. The title translates as: 'The expats who come searching for a dream'