Emma is regularly invited to talk on panels for conferences, radio broadcasts and performance festivals. She is available for booking across the UK and beyond. Some recent appearances are listed below.
Can There Be Multiple Versions of Me?
BBC Radio 3 - Arts and Ideas
March 2018 - Gateshead
Anne McElvoy enlists the help of Diversify author June Sarpong, doctor and medical historian Gavin Francis, performer and transgender activist Emma Frankland and philosopher Julian Baggini to tackle contemporary ideas about the ever changing notions of the self. Recorded with an audience at Sage Gateshead.
Gender in Shakespeare’s Theatre
October 2016 - Madrid
Emma Frankland and Dr Andy Kesson discussed their historical and contemporary approaches to early modern drama in the context in which Shakespeare’s and Cervantes’ work was made, through the lens of a queer and trans-positive production of John Lyly’s “Galatea” they are currently devising.
Transition: Embracing New Identities and Language
bradford literary festival
May 2016 - Bradford
A unique two-part event combining panel discussion and performance, exploring the way we experience shifts in our identities and the many forms that process can take.
Featuring Emma Frankland, Bashar Farhat, Sarbjit Kaur and Yasir Mirza.