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Lecture: Heidi Tinsman on the Politics of Consumption in Chile & the US at UConn, March 3

The University of Connecticut Gender and History Lecture Series Presents:

Heidi Tinsman, Professor of History
University of California, Irvine

"Gender and the Politics of Consumption and Labor in Cold War Chile and the United States"

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 4:30 pm

Konover Auditorium, Dodd Center on the University of Connecticut campus in Storrs, Connecticut

Public reception to follow.

This event is free and open to the public.

Has Fifty Shades of Grey received the focused attention it deserves?

Dear list, The sensational popular response to both the novel and the film closely following it has not received the analysis it deserves, in my view. Too often, we celebrate distinguished women as if their contributions trickle down to the less famous of our gender. Certain subjects go almost entirely ignored, such as the increasing acceptability of sadomasochism in television and movies.

Call for Book Proposals: 'The Body, Gender and Culture' series

As the new Series Editor for The Body, Gender and Culture book series published with Pickering & Chatto, I welcome proposals for monographs or edited essay collections from established scholars and first-time authors alike. This series moves beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries within gender and sexuality studies and cultural history, and explores how factors such as religion, environment, social constraints, law, work, leisure, economics and medicine bear upon the human body.