Introduction

The bibliography provides information on writings dealing with the history of rape, including sexual child abuse, sexual harassment, sexual molestation, child prostitution, forced prostitution, sexual slavery, sexual(ized) violence. The blog informs about calls for papers, forthcoming events and new literature in this field.

February 3, 2010

CFP: Generating Bodies: Discursive Sexed Productions

Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain, November 30-December 3, 2010.

"The conference, then, is structured as an interdisciplinary meeting to reflect and debate on the body as a gendered and sexualized cultural issue.
Suggested topics:
* Body and literature: the body as text, the body as a literary theme ...
* Body, culture and anthropology: customs, rituals, fashion, media, popular culture ...
* Body and mind: language, theology, scientific discourse ...
* Body and rules: deviated body, transsexuality, transgenderism, monstrosity ...
* Body and technology: artificiality, cyberbody, surgery, bodybuilding ...
* Body, science and medicine: knowledge, vision, look ..."
Submission deadline for abstracts: June 1, 2010.

Further information: Calls for Papers website or H-Net Announcements.