Announcing the 2017-18 SPAN Faculty Funding Recipients

Jeremy Birnholtz

 

Jeremy Birnholtz (Communication Studies)

“Identity, Attraction and Trust: How MSM Compose and Assess Location-Aware Dating/Hookup App Profiles in Mumbai”


Jillana Enteen

 


Jillana Enteen
(Gender and Sexuality Studies / Asian American Studies)

“Transitioning in Thailand: Medical Travel for Trans* Surgeries in Bangkok”


E. Patrick Johnson

 

 

E. Patrick Johnson (African American Studies / Performance Studies)

Making Sweet Tea Documentary Film”


Abram J. Lewis

 


Abram J. Lewis
(Gender and Sexuality Studies / History)

“Historicizing ‘Trans’ within and beyond the LGBT Nonprofit Sector”


Kathryn Macapagal

 

 

Kathryn Macapagal (Medical Social Sciences)

“Hookup app use and sexual behavior among adolescent men who have sex with men”


Erin Moore

 

 

Erin Moore (Buffett Institute for Global Studies)

“Women Who Pay Their Own Brideprice? The Gendered Politics of Intimate Exchange in Uganda”


Click here for more info on these projects.

CFP: Dissertation Fellowships

The Sexualities Project at Northwestern (SPAN) is pleased to announce that applications for Dissertation Fellowships for the 2017-18 academic year are now being accepted. Northwestern University doctoral students who either have advanced to candidacy or will advance in the current academic year, and whose dissertation relates to the topics of sexual orientation and/or sexuality (including health in social context), are invited to apply.

Deadline: May 5, 2017

For further details and to complete the application, please click here.

CFP: Summer Research Grants

The Sexualities Project at Northwestern (SPAN) is pleased to announce that applications for Summer Research Grants for Summer 2017 are now being accepted. Northwestern University doctoral students – at any stage – who have a research project that relates to the topics of sexual orientation and/or sexuality (including health in social context) are welcome to apply. SPAN Summer Research Grants are designed to cover expenses related to research (within the guidelines outlined below). Projects of all sizes are welcome, up to a maximum of $2,500 per grant.

Deadline: May 5, 2017

For further details and to complete the application, please click here.

Call for Graduate Student Commentators for the SPAN Annual Workshop

SPAN is in need of graduate student commentators for the four panels that will be held in conjunction with the annual SPAN Workshop, whose theme this year is “Stigma: Deviance, Criminality, and Sexualities.” The Workshop will take place on April 20th – 21st, with the keynote address taking place on that Thursday and the panels convening on that Friday.

The four panels, along with the names of the invited speakers, are:

  • “Data & Surveillance”
    • Toby Beauchamp, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    • Kelly Gates, University of California, San Diego
  •  “Language & Stigmatized Sexualities”
    • Susan Ehrlich, York University
    • Rob Podesva, Stanford University
  • “Viscerality & Sensation”
    • Che Gossett, Rutgers University
    • Amber Musser, Washington University
  • “Sexual Labor & Embodiment”
    • Winifred Poster, Washington University
    • Gabriel Rosenberg, Duke University

The deadline to be considered is Friday, February 24th.

View the full Call for more details.