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.

August 18, 2013

CFP: Sexuality, Human Rights and Public Policy

Conference: 3rd International Conference of the Transatlantic Research Group in collaboration with the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center and Women and Gender Studies Program, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Place: Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Date: April 23-24, 2014
Submission deadline for abstracts: October 25, 2013
More information: H-Net Announcements

Description:
»This conference draws on a broad range of academic fields—including anthropology, sociology, political philosophy, history, political science, and cultural studies—to investigate the dynamics of public policy, human rights, and sexuality as they relate to inclusion and exclusion globally. Participants will engage an array of questions: How is public policy shaping the conceptualization of sexuality and rights and by extension phenomena of inclusion and exclusion in contemporary society? How is public discourse employed to re-inscribe differences of gender, sexuality, and rights? How do these processes and dynamics resemble each other or differ in the Western and non-Western societies. ...
Panels, papers, creative presentations, and roundtables that employ diverse, interdisciplinary and inter-generational perspectives are especially welcome in these areas:
Public policy, Law and Sexuality
Human body, Gender and Sexuality
Culture, Identity and Sexuality
Religion, Culture, and Sexuality
Christianity and Sexuality
Islam and Sexuality
Social Media and Sexuality
Sexual Orientation, Sexual/Gender Identity
Sexuality and Reproductive Rights
Human Body and Cultural Meanings
Human body, Stereotypes and Sexualities
Homosexuality, Homophobia, and Violence
The Female Body and Gender-based Violence
Heterosexuality and “Other” Sexuality«.