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Recent Content

Beyond Discourse conference CFP

The Hall Center for the Humanities and the Institute for Policy & Social Research at the University of Kansas invite you to our upcoming conference, Beyond Discourse: Critical and Empirical Approaches to Human Trafficking.

Beyond Discourse: Critical and Empirical Approaches to Human Trafficking
April 4-5, 2019
University of Kansas

Phone Sex Workers in the 1980s

Over the course of the 1980s, telephones, credit cards and imaginations brought countless people together to co-create sexual fantasies, and experience new forms of sexual gratification. The latest episode of Sexing History, a podcast about how the history of sexuality shapes our present, explores the history of phone sex lines and dial-a-porn lines in the 1980s.