Tag: sexuality

Date: April 11-13th, 2014 Place: Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic Website: http://www.gender.fss.muni.cz/poradane-akce/67-educating-young-people-about-sex.html AIMS OF THE CONFERENCE This conference aims to highlight the challenges we face in educating young people about sex and the impact that current social and educational discourses and practices may have on young people’s gender and sexual identities and practices. […]

The CSWG Graduate Seminar Series starts off this term with a seminar entitled Constructing Sexual Subjects to be held on Wednesday the 22th of January,5pm-7pm in the Ramphal Builing, room R0.14. Presentations: Julieta Vartabedian, University of Newcastle Do they transgress? On Brazilian travesti sex workers and their perceptions of themselves. Stephen Symons, University of Northampton Any swing goes? Discursive constructions of swinger- identities in a mononormative […]

http://www.criticalsexology.org.uk We are pleased to announce the first “Critical Sexology in the Midlands” event, to be held at the University of Birmingham, on Friday 14th February 2014. RETHINKING FOUCAULT FOR 21ST-CENTURY SEXUALITY STUDIES Organized by Lisa Downing 2-6pm Lecture Theatre 7, Strathcona Building University of Birmingham Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT Directions and campus maps here: […]

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 […]

In recent years a growing research literature has addressed Asexuality, commonly defined as ‘not experiencing sexual attraction’, with a diverse range of contributions being made from a variety of fields. This article is intended as an accessible review of the topic, framed in terms of the core questions which have been addressed within the field […]

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 seminar in the Feminisms, Gender and Sexuality Seminar Series 2013/14  takes place on Thursday 14th November. We are pleased to announce the addition of a new seminar taking place.  Full details of the 3 upcoming seminars can be found below. You are very welcome to attend, and we look forward to seeing you there. _________________________________________________________________________________________________ […]

The Centre for the Study of Sexuality and Culture (CSSC), The University of Manchester Public Events 2013-4 – All Welcome QUEER NOW AND THEN Organised by Professor Laura Doan, this set of events welcomes a number of scholars to explore queerness in relation to time and history. Wednesday 16 October, 5pm (Venue TBC) (co-sponsored with EAC) […]

It’s pretty great when you stumble across people discussing your work on the internet. All the more so when they ask thought-provoking questions which make you reconsider arguments you’ve made in the past and encourage you to explore their limitations: Asexual elitism is an elitist attitude where some asexuals don’t consider other people to be asexual […]