conference presentations

The Sexualities Project at Northwestern (SPAN) awards funding to help Northwestern graduate students travel to present work related to sexuality studies at academic conferences. Applications are considered once each quarter during fall, winter, and spring. For more information, click here.

By Year: 2016-17 | 2015-16 | 2014-15 | 2013-14 | 2012-13 | 2011-12 | 2010-11


2016-17

Brandon Alston (Sociology)
Options without Walls Doctoral Symposium (Philadelphia, PA)
“Hypermasculinized: Black Masculinities as Exaggerations and Distortions”

Ivan Bujan (Performance Studies)
The Sexuality Studies Association Annual Meeting (Ryerson University)
“Politics of PrEP: Race, Gender, and Sexuality”

Ruby Ray Daily (History)
Rethinking Modern British Studies Conference (Birmingham, England)
“Kinsey and the ‘Anglo-World’: Transnational Modes of Fantasy, Community, Sexual Identity, and Sexology in Twentieth Century British Diasporas”

Cara Dickason (RTVF/ Screen Cultures)
Console-ing Passions (Greenville, NC)
“Watching Women: Surveillance and Early Television Spectatorship”

Meaghan M. Fritz (English)
Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference (Université Bordeaux Montaigne)
“Seafaring Wives and Widows: Crossings of Citizenship in American Women’s Literature”

Kevin Hsu (Psychology)
Association for Psychological Science (Boston, MA)
“Physiological and Social Cognitive Evidence for Racial Preferences in Sexual Attraction Among Gay Men”

Raevin Jimenez (History)
African Studies Association (Washington, DC)
“Social Animal, Political Beast: Pre-colonial political economic concepts of cattle-keeping among Nguni-speakers of South Africa”

Kyle Kaplan (Musicology/ GSS)
Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society (Vancouver, BC)
“Interracial Sexual Scripts and the Soundtracks of Peter De Rome’s Erotic Films”

Moira Kyweluk (Anthropology/ Public Health)
American Anthropological Association Meeting (Washington, DC)
“Freezing for the Future: Culturally Mediated Fertility Preservation Decisions in Trans Youth”

Rae Langes (Performance Studies)
National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference (Baltimore, MD)
“Cuir Purgatory: Brujería Aesthetics as Resistance to Homophobia in Felipe Orsonio’s Inferno Variete”

Ryan Lei (Psychology)
Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Convention (San Antonio, TX)
“Under one collective banner: The role of racial majority and minority LGBT member’s identity importance on collective action”

Christina LoTempio (Political Science)
National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference (Baltimore, MD)
“The Corporatization of Feminism: Rereading Arendt, Adorno, and Feminist Materialism”

Jonathan Magat (Performance Studies)
Association for Asian American Studies Conference (Portland, OR)
“‘Toward Something Deeper and Stranger’: Contours of Care in Jenifer Wofford’s Nurse Drawings”

Mollie McQuillan (Human Development and Social Policy)
National LGBTQ Health Conference (Chicago, IL)
“Educators in Training: An evaluation of trainings to promote gender inclusive schools”

Anna Michelson (Sociology)
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference (St. Louis, MO)
“Embracing the Erotic: Negotiating Multiple Boundaries of Sexuality and New Media in Romance Genre Fiction”

EP Nelsen (Social Psychology)
Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Convention (San Antonio, TX)
“Having It All: An Examination of Contemporary Manifestations of Feminine Honor and the ‘Superwoman’ Expectation”

Todd Nordgren (English)
International Conference on Virginia Woolf (Reading, United Kingdom)
“Hogarth’s Queer Connections: Comparing William Plomer and Virginia Woolf’s Imperial Romances”

Patricia Nguyen (Performance Studies)
Engaging with Vietnam: An Interdiscplinary Dialogue Conference (University of Hawaii, Manoa)
“memory vs. memory: Sexual Dissidence and Guerilla Warfare During Socialist Revolution in Vietnam”

Lital Pascar (Rhetoric and Public Culture)
Console-ing Passions (Greenville, NC)
“Polyamory or ‘Permission to Cheat’? Discussing Consensual Non-Monogamy, Gender, and Race in Online Spaces”

Kenneth Pass (Sociology)
Law & Society Association Annual Meeting (Mexico City, Mexico)
“Control to Treat: An Exploration of Black Sexual Criminality, Sickness, and HIV Criminal Law Since the AIDS Epidemic”

Christopher Petsko (Social Psychology)
Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Convention (San Antonio, TX)
“Socioeconomic (and racial) perceptions are biased by perceptions of sexual orientation”

Whitney Pow (RTVF/ Screen Cultures)
Queerness in Games Conference (University of Southern California)
“‘I’m sure your woman-arms will be able to lift it’: Queering affect, interface and phenomenologies of privilege in Anna Anthropy’s Realistic Female First-Person Shooter”

Whitney Pow (RTVF/ Screen Cultures)
Queer Places, Practices, and Lives Conference (The Ohio State University)
“’I don’t want to go. I know what’s going to happen if I do’: Queering trauma, memory, and domestic space in the video game Ten Seconds in Hell

Shoniqua Roach (Performance Studies)
National Women’s Studies Association Conference (Montreal, Quebec)
“The Other Black (W)hole: Theorizing from the Pussy”

Shoniqua Roach (Performance Studies)
Performance Studies International (Hamburg, Germany)
“Black Sex in the Quiet”

Adam Safron (Psychology)
International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (Atlanta, GA)
“What is orgasm? A model of sexual trance and climax via rhythmic entrainment”

Hannah Spaulding (RTVF)
International Communication Association (San Diego, CA)
“Investigating ‘The Telephone of Tomorrow’: The Histories and Fictions of the Picturephone”

Sara Thomas (Human Development and Social Policy)
American Sociological Association (Montreal, Canada)
“Young Women’s Reported Dilemmas with Nude Photographs”

Cintia Vezzani (Spanish & Portuguese)
Incomplete: The Unsaid and the Undone (Princeton University)
“Nested secrets: the voice of the adulteress in O Marido da Adultera

Cintia Vezzani (Spanish & Portuguese)
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting (Utrecht University, Netherlands)
“Two paths to ruin: sexual transgression and financial bankruptcy in A Falência

Stefan Vogler (Sociology)
Law & Society Association Annual Meeting (Mexico City, Mexico)
“Actuarial Risk Assessment and the Legal Construction of the Sexually Violent Predator”

Stefan Vogler (Sociology)
American Sociological Association Annual Conference (Montreal, Canada)
“How Law Knows Sexuality”

James Wages (Social Psychology)
Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Convention (San Antonio, TX)
“The Daredevil Effect: Black Hypermasculine Associations Bias Risk Perceptions”

Benson Zhou (Communication Studies)
Queer Asia Annual Conference (University of London)
“Chinese Queer Masculinities: Discrete Desiring Subjects and ‘Improper’ Desire in Call Me Maybe”

Mlondolozi Zondi (Performance Studies)
Eighteen Hundred and More: Mourning the needy dead in the chaos of protest (Princeton University)
“Capture and the Interminable Injury: Sex and Death in Zanele Muholi’s ‘Mo(u)rning'”


2015-16

Savina Balasubramanian (Sociology)
4S/EASST Annual Conference (Barcelona, Spain)
“Motivating Men: Communication Science, Heterosexual Masculinity, and the Politics of Population Control in Postcolonial India, c. 1960-1976”

Robin Bartram (Sociology)
Social Science History Association (Baltimore, MD)
“Uncertain Sexualities and Unusual Women: Museum Depictions of Jane Addams and Emily Dickinson”

Ivan Bujan (Performance Studies)
Doing the Body in the 21st Century (University of Pittsburgh)
“Meds’r’Us: Vital Materiality taking over”

Ivan Bujan (Performance Studies)
Xº (10th) Encuentro, eX-céntrico: dissidence, sovereignties (Santiago, Chile)
“Blue Is, Blue Does”

Casey Caldwell (English)
Modern Language Association (Austin, TX)
“The Funny Thing about Syphilis: The Sexually Economy of a Jest in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night”

V Chaudry (Anthropology)
Trans* Studies: An International Transdisciplinary Conference on Gender, Embodiment, and Sexuality (University of Arizona)
“‘Underfunded groups within already underfunded groups:’ Transgender Activism, Funding Politics, and the Role of Political Economy in Trans* Studies”

Anya Degenshein (Sociology)
American Sociological Association Annual Conference (Seattle, WA)
“The Salience of Sexuality: Social Meaning-Making and Researcher-Informant Relations in the Field”

Eddie Gamboa (Performance Studies)
National Communication Association National Conference (Las Vegas, NV)
“Not with a Whimper, but with a Bang: Queer Anti-Relationality and the Politics of
Annhiliation” & “Choreographing Politics: The Law and Paul Morris’ Seductive Pornography”

Claudia Garcia-Rojas (African American Studies)
Black Women, Womanism, and the Politics of Women of Colour in Europe (Edinburgh, Scotland)
“(Un)Disciplined Destinies: Women of Color Feminism as a Disruptive to White Affect Studies”

Claudia Garcia-Rojas (African American Studies)
Allied Media Conference (Detroit, MI)
“Intersectional Justice in Media Narratives About Women of Color”

Alexandra Garr-Schultz (Psychology)
Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention (Chicago, IL)
“Identity Feedback among Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Individuals: Differences by Sexual Orientation and Audience”

Julian Glover (African American Studies)
Thinking Gender (University of California Los Angeles)
“Ain’t I a Woman?: The representation of black transgender women in media”

S. Tay Glover (African American Studies)
Association for the Worldwide Study of the African Diaspora Biennial Conference (College of Charleston)
“Black. Southern. Queer. Woman. : Temporal, Spatial, Visual, Ideological Liberation” to be presented on a panel entitled “Black Feminisms, Black Queerness: Diasporic Perspectives”

Leigh Goldstein (RTVF/ Screen Cultures)
Society of Cinema and Media Studies (Atlanta, GA)
“‘Everybody’s gonna be, like, “caramel” and “queer”‘: Post-gentrification Discourse and the Millennial Apartment Plot”

Roy Gomez Cruz (Performance Studies)
Xº (10th) Encuentro, eX-céntrico: dissidence, sovereignties (Santiago, Chile)
“Body excess: hand-to-hand, eroticism and the acrobatic construction of homosexuality in circus performance”

Beth Hartman (Anthropology)
Annual Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology (Austin, TX)
“’If you have no music, what do you have?’ Sonic Strategies in Midwestern US Gentlemen’s Clubs”

Kevin Hsu (Psychology)
International Academy of Sex Research (Malmö, Sweden)
“‘They’re Just Not My Type’: Predicting Racial Preferences in Sexual Attraction”

Lisa Hurwitz (Media, Technology, and Society)
International Communications Association Conference (Fukuoka, Japan)
“Learning about Sexual Health Online and In-School in Early Adolescence: Gender and Racial-Ethnic Differences”

Ryan Lei (Psychology)
Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention (Chicago, IL)
“Implicit Associations Between Race and Sexual Orientation Categories”

Angela Leone (Communication Studies/ Rhetoric and Public Culture)
Modern Language Association Conference (Austin, TX)
“Los Dos Caballeros: Split Personae of White Machismo and ‘Familia’ Masculinity in Modern US Performances of Cowboy Atheticism”

Scott Leydon (Performance Studies)
Native American and Indigenous Studies Association Annual Meeting (University of Hawai’i)
“Decolonizing violence, sex, and time in the Canadian Arctic: Tanya Tagaq’s queer punk performance aesthetic”

Erik Lovell (Sociology)
American Sociological Association Annual Meeting (Seattle, WA)
“Queering Mormonism and Mormonizing Sexuality: The Intersectionality and Hybridity of Conflicting Identities”

Leigh Meredith (Rhetoric and Public Culture)
Rhetoric Society of America Conference (Atlanta, GA)
“Intimate Epistemologies: News Rhetorics of the Digital Persona”

Megan Miskiewicz (Liberal Studies)
Journeys, Detours, Breakdowns: Film and History Conference (Madison, WI)
“Who to Marry, and When? Marriage Timing and Economics in Romantic Comedy Film, 1936 – 1941”

Jaimie Morse (Sociology)
American Sociological Association Annual Meeting (Seattle, WA)
“Documenting Mass Rape: Seeking Legal Redress through Medical Routines in Armed Conflict and Humanitarian Emergencies”

Patricia Nguyen (Performance Studies)
Xº (10th) Encuentro, eX-céntrico: dissidence, sovereignties (Santiago, Chile)
“Drag On: Meditations on the Abject, Labor, and Gender in Postwar Development in Vietnam”

Tyrone Palmer (African American Studies)
Black/Queer Ontologies Conference (Princeton, NJ)
“‘A Liquid Grave’: Theorizing Black Liquidity and Social Liquidation”

Lital Pascar (Rhetoric and Public Culture)
Rhetoric Society of America Conference (Atlanta, GA)
“Polyamory and the Phantasy of ‘Improved’ Intimacy”

Christopher Petsko (Psychology)
Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention (Chicago, IL)
“Gayness modifies ‘Blackness’ in the Mind’s Eye”

Brittnay Proctor (African American Studies)
National Women Studies Association Conference (Milwaukee, WI)
“‘Shout It Out:’ Black Women’s Gender Affectability and the Sonic Futurity of Black Feminist
Theory”

Shoniqua Roach (Performance Studies / Gender & Sexuality Studies)
Association for Theater in Higher Education Annual Conference (Chicago, IL)
“Black Pussy Power: Pam Grier’s Embodied Critiques of Neoliberalism in Blaxploitation Films”

Sarah Roth (English)
Arts and the Health Humanities: Intersections, Inquiry, Innovations (Cleveland, OH)
“The Pregnancy Paradox”

Karly-Lynne Scott (RTVF/ Screen Cultures)
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference (Atlanta, GA)
“Her Sexual Skeleton: Stillness and Death in X-ray Pornography”

Theodore Semon (Psychology)
Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference (San Diego, CA)
“Bisexual Phenomena Among Gay-Identified Men

Ashley Smith (RTVF/ Screen Cultures)
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference (Atlanta, GA)
“Queering Whiteness: 1970s Hicksploitation Cinema and the Horror of the White Underclass”


2014-15

Kemi Adeyemi (Performance Studies)
American Studies Association Annual Conference (Los Angeles, CA)
“Practice & Pleasure: Engaging black queer women at the edges of the dance floor ”

Colin Fitzpatrick (Technology and Social Behavior)
Mobile Human Computer Interaction (Toronto, Canada)
“Identity, Identification and Identifiability: The Language of Self-Presentation on a Location-Based Mobile Dating App”

Leigh Goldstein (RTVF/ Screen Cultures)
Society of Cinema and Media Studies (Montreal, Canada)
“Something Else Besides a Lesbian: Compression, Likeness and Female Friendship in Frances Ha

Lisa Hurwitz (Media, Technology, and Society)
Society for Research on Child Development (Philadelphia, PA)
“‘When You’re a Baby, You Don’t Have Purity’: Undertsanding of Human Reproduction in Late Childhood and Early Adolescence”

Rae Langes (Performance Studies)
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (Montreal, Canada)
“The Limits of Representation: Sex, Race, and Transgender Identity in Divas from the Underground”

Marie Lapierriere (Sociology/ Gender & Sexuality Studies)
European Conference on Politics and Gender (Uppsala University, Sweden)
“Intersectionality and Violence Against Women: Narratives and Claims in the Chicago Anti-Violence Movement”

Mollie McQuillan (Human Development and Social Policy)
Association for Public Policy and Management Research Conference (Albuquerque, NM)
“Educational Attainment and Sexual Orientation in Adolescent and Young Adult Males”

Jaimie Morse (Sociology)
Law and Society Association Annual Meeting (Seattle, WA)
“Documenting Mass Rape: The Emergence and Implications of Medical Evidence Collection Techniques in Settings of Armed Conflict and Mass Violence”

Karly-Lynne Scott (RTVF/ Screen Cultures)
World Picture/ ICI Berlin Conference (Berlin, Germany)
“Cyberos; or, Orgasms without Bodies: Fantasies of Disembodied Sex in Science Fiction”

Theodore Semon (Psychology)
Society for Personality and Social Psychology Sexuality Pre-Conference (Long Beach, CA)
“Dimensions of Male Asexuality: Sexual Interests, Behaviors, and Arousal Patterns”

Alexander Thimons (RTVF/ Screen Cultures)
Society for Cinema & Media Studies Annual Conference (Montreal, CA)
“Just for Fun: Queer Sociability, Labor, and ‘What’s My Line?'”

Mlondolozi Zondi (Performance Studies)
Theatre and Performance Conference (Preston, United Kingdom)
“No Rainbow for the Rotten Conference: Contemporary Dance as a Form of Black Queer Activism in South Africa”


2013-14

Cecilio Cooper (African American Studies)
Black Sexual Economies: Conference on Transforming Black Sex (Washington University)
“Gender and Its Voids: Impaired Black Capacity for Gender Differentiation”

Maureen Craig (Psychology)
Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (Austin, TX)
“Close Encounters with Disadvantage: How Personally-Experienced Discrimination Influences Intra-Minority Attitudes Toward Sexual Minorities”

Raff Donelson (Philosophy/ Law)
Social Equality Conference (Cape Town, South Africa)
“Rational Hate”

Clare Forstie (Sociology/ Gender & Sexuality Studies)
Queering the Quotidian: Differential and Contested Spaces Within Neoliberalism (Atlanta, GA)
“Conspicuous Absences: Urban Spaces, Virtual Spaces, and Patterns of Gendered Invisibility”

Beth Hartman (Anthropology)
American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL)
“Neoliberalized Stripping in the US: Moral Panic or Moral Praise?”

Kevin Hsu (Psychology)
Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (San Diego, CA)
“Sexual Arousal Patterns of Men with Sexual Interest in Transsexuals”

Kareem Khubchandani (Performance Studies/ Gender & Sexuality Studies)
Asian American Studies Conference (San Francisco, CA)
“‘Jai Ho! Bitches’: Staging Bollywood in Multicultural Gay Bars”

Jeff Kosbie (Sociology/ Law)
American Sociological Association Annual Meeting (San Francisco, CA)
“Are LGBT Rights Civil Rights? Tracing the Contested Origins of the ACLU’s LGBT Project”

Eli Krell (Performance Studies)
Popular Culture Association Conference (Chicago, IL)
“Kinking the Imaginary: Mermaids, Unicorns, and Trans* Embodiment”

Kathryn Macapagal (Health Services and Outcomes Research)
International Academy of Sex Research Annual Meeting (Dubrovnik, Croatia)
“To Have Sex or not to Have Sex? Sexual Decision Making Among Sexually Experienced and Inexperienced Gay and Bisexual Adolescent Men in the United States”

Sarah Mann-O’Donnell (Comparative Literary Studies/ French/ Gender & Sexuality Studies)
INSEP: The Value(s) of Sexual Diversity (Universiteit Gent, Belgium)
“Sacher-Masoch’s Convalescence: A Masochistic Time for Nietzsche’s Health-to-Come”

Andrew Owens (RTVF/ Screen Cultures)
Console-ing Passions (University of Missouri)
“‘If you look in the face of evil, evil’s gonna look right back at you’: Queering Supernatural Sexualities on F/X’s American Horror Story”

Karly Lynne-Scott (RTVF/ Screen Cultures)
Society for Cinema & Media Studies Conference (Seattle, WA)
“‘The Voice of Shouts and Moans’: Haptic Aurality, Resonance, and Affect in Pornography”

Kantara Souffrant (Performance Studies)
Haitian Studies Association Conference (Port-Au-Prince, Haiti)
“No One Thinks of Love When They Think of Haiti: Dreaming of Queer Love and Dyaspora”

Luke Stadel (RTVF/ Screen Cultures)
Sex, Media, Reception: New Approaches (University of Michigan—Ann Arbor)
“Bedroom TV: ‘Cableporn’ and the Shifting Site of American Television Reception, 1981-1985”

Stefan Vogler (Sociology)
American Sociological Association Annual Meeting (San Francisco, CA)
“Legally Queer: Sexuality and Citizenship in LGBTQ Asylum Claims”

Hannah Wohl (Sociology)
Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting (Baltimore, MD)
“How to be Sexual Without being Creepy: Tacit Intelligence in a Sensual Figure Drawing Session”

Justin Zullo (Performance Studies )
Gender, Sexuality, and Hip-Hop Conference (Tulane University)
“Lending Sugar, Stylin’ Out: Queer Pimp Aesthetics and Hip Hop Dandyism”


2012-13

Andrew Brown (Performance Studies/ Gender & Sexuality Studies)
The International Federation of Theatre Research (Barcelona, Spain)
“Queering Refuge: Mapping Sexuality in Performance with LGBTI Refugees in South Africa”

Clare Forstie (Sociology/ Gender & Sexuality Studies)
Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting (Boston, MA)
“‘Homonormativity’: Uses and Limitations for Sociological Theory”

Kareem Khubchandani (Performance Studies/ Gender & Sexuality Studies)
American Theatre in Higher Education (Orlando, FL)
“Dancing Against the Law: Critical Moves in Bangalore’s Queer Nightlife”

Jeff Kosbie (Sociology/ Law)
New England Political Science Association Conference (Portland, ME)
“Legal Mediation of Cultural, Medical, and Legal Claims to Transgender Identities”

Eli Krell (Performance Studies)
Liminality and Borderlands (Austin, TX)
“Singing Eros: Affect and Transvocal Exchange in Lucas Silveira’s Music”

Andrew Owens (RTVF/ Screen Cultures)
The Feminist Porn Conference (Toronto, Canada)
“Chicks, Dicks, and Contradictions: Reading Porn for Women in Playgirl

Liz Przybylski (Music Studies)
Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting (Denver, CO)
“Raising Musical Voices Against Gender-Based Violence in Indigenous Communities”

Raashi Rastogi (English)
Rocky Mountain Renaissance and Medieval Association Annual Conference (Denver, CO)
“When Oedipus is Not Oedipal: Translating Oedipus in Renaissance England”

Allen Rosenthal (Psychology)
International Academy of Sexuality Research (Chicago, IL)
“Toward a Taxonomy of Male Bisexuality: Three Types of Bisexual Men”


2011-12

Teri Chettiar (History)
Joint Conference of Cheiron and the European Society for the History of the Human Sciences (Montreal, Canada)
“Post-WWII Social Reconstruction and the Birth of Sex and Marriage Therapy in Britain: Forging Democratic Community through Citizens’ Emotional Fulfillment”

Connor Doak (Slavic Languages and Literatures)
Queer People VI. Art and Lives: Studies in the History and Representation of Sexualities (University of Cambridge)
“Vladimir Mayakovsky’s Queer Legacy: Ginsberg, O’Hara, Miller, Mogutin”

Beth Hartman (Anthropology)
International Communications Association Conference (Phoenix, AZ)
“Moving Beyond Panic and Praise: Studying Commodified Sex in the Neoliberal U.S.”

Kareem Khubchandani (Performance Studies)
Love, Sex, Desire and the (Post)colonial (University of London)
“Circular Logic: Queer of Color Dance in Gay Club Spaces”

Jeffrey Kosbie (Sociology/ Law)
Law and Society Association Annual Conference (Honolulu, HI)
“Constructing HIV as an LGBT Issue: Discourses of Sexuality”

Elias Krell (Performance Studies)
2nd Global Conference: Femininities and Masculinities (Prague, Czech Republic)
“‘It’s not that Black and White’: Polyvocality in the Music of Kelly Moe”

Andrew Owens (RTVF/ Screen Cultures)
Console-ing Passions (Suffolk University)
“Chicks, Dicks, and Contradictions: The Cultural Work of Pornography in Playgirl

Courtney Patterson (African American Studies)
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference (Boston, MA)
“Is It Just Baby F(Ph)at?: A Black Feminist Exploration of Body Size and Sexuality of Fat Black Female Teenagers”

Luke Stadel (RTVF/ Screen Cultures)
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference (Boston, MA)
“Cable, Pornography, and the Reinvention of Television, 1982-1989”

Anna Terwiel (Political Science)
Seminar on “Queer Technics” (Cornell University)


2010-11

Tera Agyepong (African American Studies)
Society for the History of Childhood and Youth Biennial Conference (Columbia University)
“The ‘Most Vicious and Depraved’: The Construction of African American Girls at the Illinois State Industrial School for Girls & their Exclusion from the Rehabilitative Ideal, 1986-1935

Andrew Brown (Performance Studies)
Performance Studies International:  Technology, Memory, Experience (Utrecht, Netherlands)
“The Accidental Archive and the Making of Queer Memory Scapes”

Elizabeth Corzo-Duchardt (RTVF/ Screen Cultures)
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference (San Antonio, TX)
“Defining Lesbian Visuality through Debates about Personal Best

Connor Doak (Slavic Languages and Literatures)
Association of Slavic, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies Annual Conference (Los Angeles, CA)
“’Vse stalo muzhskim’ [All has become masculine]?: The Masculine Body in Russian Futurism”

Clare Forstie (Sociology)
American Sociological Association Meeting (Las Vegas, NV)
Third Genders in Third Places at Sisters, a Local Lesbian Bar

Leigh Goldstein (RTVF/ Screen Cultures)
Screen Conference (Glasgow, Scotland)
“When the ‘Women’s Film’ Came to the Small Screen: Gender, Genre and Masochism in the 1950s”

Beth Hartman (Music Studies/ Anthropology)
Music in Everyday Life Conference (Bowling Green State University)
“Shimmy, Walk, Bump, and Grind: The Burlesque Revival in Chicago”

Kareem Khubchandani (Performance Studies)
Lavender Languages & Linguistics Conference (Washington, DC)
“A Faggo’ in Central Park: A Short Story Performance”

Jeffrey Kosbie (Sociology/ Law)
Thinking Gender (UCLA)
“Understanding Gender Through Sex Discrimination Law”

Jeffrey Kosbie (Sociology/ Law)
Williams Institute (UCLA)
“Gender Identity Expression as Free Speech”

Liz Przybylski (Music Studies)
Music, Gender, and Globalization (Cornell College)
“Environmentalism and the Female Body in Hip-Hop”

Allen Rosenthal (Psychology)
International Academy of Sex Research (UCLA)
“Revisiting Straight, Gay, or Lying: The Arousal Patterns of Bisexual Men”

Kantara Souffrant (Performance Studies)
A Carnival of Feminist Cultural Activism (University of York)
“Performing the Haitian Dyasporic Imaginary: Towards a Feminist Futurity”

David Sylva (Psychology)
International Academy of Sex Research (UCLA)
“fMRI and Sexual Orientation”

Rhaisa Williams (Performance Studies)
International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture and Society Conference (Madrid, Spain)
“And Your Sidewalks Will Lead Straight to Me: How Black Queer Youth Stake Claim to Chicago’s Boystown”

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