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.

September 12, 2010

CFP: The Medicalization of Sex

Department of Gender, Sexuality, & Women's Studies at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC, April 29-30, 2011.

"We seek international, interdisciplinary contributions from a diversity of junior and senior scholars in the humanities, sciences, social sciences, health professions, as well feminist health activists and artists working in this area. Possible topics are the medicalization of sex as it relates to:
- Sexual 'normalcy' & deviancy
- Sexual 'function' & dysfunction
- Sexual 'hygiene' & pollution
- The Sexuopharmaceutical Industry
- Cosmetogynecology
- Sexology & Sexual Medicine
- Queer Sexualities
- Intersexualities
- Heterosexualities
- Asexualities
- Strategies for education, resistance, and activism related to age, ethnocultural and cultural, bodily, and sexual diversity".
Submission deadline for proposals: October 1, 2010.

More information: Call for Papers website.