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.

May 9, 2010

CFP: Violence and Society

Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association, Alexandria, VA, October 28-31, 2010.

"We invite submissions for several sessions on Violence and Society. As an area of study, "Violence and Society" includes the verbal, physical, mental, emotional, and/or implied abuse directed towards any individual or group of individuals. Areas of examination may include, but are not limited to, "abuse" (objectional or demeaning portrayal) of women, children, gays, or any other targeted population/individuals/race through the media, advertisement, music and/or music television videos, literature, television, movies, societal behavior, human interaction, communication, education, religion, and any other societal dimension. Related areas of study may include domestic violence, violence and self-perception, violence and self-esteem, violence and sexuality, violence and sex roles, abusive personalities and behaviors, violence and socio-economic conditions, violence and race, cultural heritage and violence, gang involvement, and environmental factors and violence."
Submission deadline: June 15, 2010.

More information: Calls for Papers website.