Links to Papers

Academic papers based on The Queer Tango Image Archive

Below, you will find links to academic papers by Ray Batchelor (or Ray Batchelor in conjunction with Jon Mulholland) based on or relevant to the materials held in the Archive.

The Archive would welcome material from other authors!

QTIA Iowa 2014

“Uncovering the Histories and Pre-Histories of Queer Tango: contextualizing and documenting an innovative form of social dancing” Joint SDHS + CORD Annual Conference, Writing Dancing Writing:  The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA, 13-16 November 2014



QTIA London 2016

“Queer Tango – Bent History? The Late-Modern Uses and Abuses of Historical Imagery Showing Men Dancing Tango with Each Other” – jointly with Dr Jon Mulholland, UWE, Bristol at Muse of Modernity Conference, Senate House, London, 16th Apr 2016


QTIA Kingston 2016

“Tango teas, trousers and autonomy: images of women dancing with each other in the early 20thcentury” – PoP MOVES Popular Culture Research Unit, Im/mediate bodies: materiality and mediation in popular culture, Kingston University, London, 15thOctober 2016


QTIA Pomona 2106

“Queer Tango’s ‘Image Problem’: Men, Intimacy and Pictures from the Past” Joint SDHS + CORD Annual Conference, Beyond Authenticity: Pomona College, Claremont, California, USA, 4th November 2016