Tag: sexualities

If I had any more conference funding left then I’d be going to this. The early bird post-doc rate is admirably cheap: A Critical Moment: Sex/Gender Research at the Intersection of Culture, Brain, & Behavior October 23-24, 2015  – Early Registration is Now Open UCLA, Los Angeles, California WEBSITES http://www.thefpr.org/conference2015/ http://www.thefprconference2015.org Confirmed Keynote Speaker is Dr. Anne […]

Sexuality activists/academics – do consider submitting to this and please pass it on. Due to the huge interest in the Sexual Cultures 2: Academia Meets Activism conference, we have extended the Call for Papers to 15 January 2015.  Please circulate widely and forward to individuals/networks who might be interested. Sexual Cultures 2: Academia Meets Activism April 8-10 […]

Call for papers  Researching Sex and Intimacy in Contemporary Life: An interdisciplinary Symposium July 18th 2014 Hosted by the School of Law, Politics and Sociology and supported by Researcher-led Initiative funding,  University of Sussex With confirmed speakers Dr Meg Barker, Open University: http://www.open.ac.uk/socialsciences/main/staff/people-profile.php?name=Meg_Barker Professor Andrea Cornwall, University of Sussex: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/92604 This symposium aims to bring together researchers across […]

Sex Education journal — Special Issue The media’s evolving role in sex education Entertainment media have long been identified as having a key role to play in education about sex and relationships. All too often in studies of sexual learning the media have been assessed for their potentially negative effects on young people. For example, […]

The Glasgow Human Rights Network, in association with the Gender and Sexualities Forum, is pleased to announce the following event: The Family, Sexuality, and Human Rights in Global Perspective Chair: Dr. Vikki Turbine (Politics, University of Glasgow) Dr. Kelly Kollman (Politics, University of Glasgow) Dr. Roona Simpson (Sociology, University of Glasgow) Dr. Matthew Waites (Sociology, University of […]

Sexuality Summer School 26 – 30 May: Queer Anatomies Public Events Monday 26 May – 12-2 – lunchtime public lecture: Professor Jasbir Puar (Rutgers) Monday 26 May – 6-8 – film screening at Cornerhouse: United in Anger: A History of ACT UP (2012) followed by Q&A with director Jim Hubbard and Dr.Monica Pearl (Manchester) Tuesday 27 May – 5-7 – public lecture: Professor Valerie Traub (Michigan and Simon Visiting Professorship, Manchester). Co-sponsored by SEXGEN […]

Dear Colleagues, We are delighted to announce the launch of the ‘sexgen Northern Network’. ‘sexgen’ is a collaborative interdisciplinary network bringing together gender and sexuality based research centres around the North of England. We aim to bring academic research, writing and thinking on gender and sexuality into conversation with the ideas, cultural expressions and knowledges […]

This is a pre-print of a paper published in Psychology of Sexualities Review, Vol. 4, No. 1, Autumn 2013. A copy of the final article can be obtained here.  While asexuality is usually defined as ‘not experiencing sexual attraction’ amongst those who self-identify as asexual , the question ‘what is asexuality?’ immediately becomes more complex when […]

The next Gender and Sexuality Talks event (formerly Gender and Sexuality in the Pub) is on 19 November. It will be a panel discussion on “Fat Sexualities” — speakers on the panel include Dr Charlotte Cooper, Dr Caroline Walters, Ingo Cando of Wotever World and Bethany Rutter of fashion blog “Arched Eyebrow”. Tickets are available on […]