Category: Gender & Sexuality

The Risks and Rewards of High Heels

From a NYTimes roundtable on Why We Love the Shoes That Hurt Us, a piece by Jennifer Scanlon, author of The Gender and Consumer Culture Reader. The Risks, the Rewards… READ MORE

Talking about Sex with South African Women

On September 17th and 18th, Jeanne Flavin, author of Our Bodies, Our Crimes: The Policing of Women’s Reproduction in America and 2009 Fulbright Award recipient, led all-day workshops with 67… READ MORE

The Space Behind Sonia Sotomayor

Lázaro Lima, author of The Latino Body: Crisis Identities in American Literary and Cultural Memory, offers a look at the particular type of racism on the rise with Judge Sonia… READ MORE