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Seeking Hosts for the podcast New Books in Gender Studies

New Books in Gender Studies ( is currently seeking hosts interested in conducting interviews with authors of recent books on gender and sexuality. Hosting the channel is a good way to bring the work of colleagues to the attention of large audiences. Interested parties should write Marshall Poe at

Re: history of 'french kissing'

Una hi,

For a bit more information on the history of kissing, "French" and otherwise, you might consult my book Edward Shorter, Written in the Flesh: A History of Desire (University of Toronto Press, 2005), where the index will steer you to several entries for kissing. Good luck with your project!