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.

October 26, 2013

CFP: New Perspectives on Violence and Revolution in the African Diaspora

Conference: New Perspectives on Violence and Revolution in the African Diaspora
Place: Pennsylvania State University, United States
Date: April 4-5, 2014
Submission deadline for abstracts: November 30, 2013
Description:
»Potential Paper Topics Include:
- Africa, empire, and the Atlantic World: imagining unconventional Atlantic (and hemispheric) narratives.
- Black politics and white allies: the long freedom struggle of African-descended peoples and its complex links to white political and social organizations.
- Masculinity, femininity, and gender performativity: the gendered politics of revolution, challenges to the common perception of revolutionaries as male, gendered representations of violence or revolution.
- Sex, slavery, and intimate relations: the gendered and sexualized nature of resistance, gendered and/or sexual violence.
- Resistance and Revolutions: the causes, processes, and impacts of struggle.
- Labor, bodies, and objects: scholarship on race and gender and the extraction of labor from diasporic bodies.«

More information: CFP website