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.

November 2, 2009

CFP: Exploring the Edge of Trauma

Conference: The 7th Cultural Intersections International Colloquium International
Place: Chichester, United Kingdom
Date: May 13-16, 2010
Submission deadline for abstracts: January 5, 2010
Description: »Can trauma be fully shared, or communicated? In all its characteristics and consequences it is a kind of fuzzy black hole that can only be shared and represented through metaphoric constructs. How can we feel trauma from the outside, how far can we communicate trauma we are suffering from? We tiptoe at the edge of trauma, unable to share our experience with others, incapable of fully comprehending others' wounds.«
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