Discussions

REV: Brown on Roberts, 'Pageants, Parlors, and Pretty Women: Race and Beauty in the Twentieth-Century South'

Members might be interested in this review of Blain Roberts. Pageants, Parlors, and Pretty Women: Race and Beauty in the Twentieth-Century South (2014) originally published on H-Florida: https://networks.h-net.org/node/3119/reviews/57654/brown-roberts-pageants-parlors-and-pret...

REV: Angel on Drucker, 'The Classification of Sex: Alfred Kinsey and the Organization of Knowledge'

Katherine Angel (Queen Mary University of London) has reviewed Donna J. Drucker, The Classification of Sex: Alfred Kinsey and the Organization of Knowledge (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014) for us.

Naked-Eye Observation

CFP: Controlling Sexuality and Reproduction, Past and Present

Call for Presentations
Controlling Sexuality and Reproduction,
Past and Present

August 12-14, 2015
University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada  

Confirmed Keynote Speakers
Paul A. Lombardo http://law.gsu.edu/profile/paul-lombardo/
Dorothy E. Roberts http://law.upenn.edu/cf/faculty/roberts1/

New publication: Los antisociales. Historia de la homosexualidad en Barcelona y París, 1945-1975

Dear Colleagues,

I have the pleasure to let you know the book Los antisociales. Historia de la homosexualidad en Barcelona y París, 1945-1975, Madrid, Marcial Pons Historia, 384 p. has been published. You will find more information below.

Watch the LGBTI Human Rights in the Commonwealth conference film, from Mandela Day at University of Glasgow

Videos of the LGBTI Human Rights in the Commonwealth international conference are now available to view online as a resource for education and activism. The conference was held at University of Glasgow on Mandela Day, 18 July 2014. The conference situated contemporary developments in the context of historical criminalisation of same-sex sexual behaviour by the British Empire. Six videos produced by University of Glasgow are available on the Glasgow Human Rights Network website:

Summer 2015 Research Fellowships at the University of North Texas (Denton, TX)

Special Collections Research Fellowship

The University of North Texas Libraries invites applications for the 2015 UNT Special Collections Research Fellowship. Research in special collections is relevant to studies in a variety of disciplines including history, journalism, political science, geography, fine art, art history and American studies. We encourage applicants to think creatively about new uses for special collections.

Sources Needed: Williams/Richardson Case; New Research on Alice Mitchell Murder Case, 1892

OutHistory has just published "Alice Mitchell Murders Freda Ward, Memphis, TN, January 25 1895," including reprints of two, major scholarly articles on the murder.

This case  began to draw new, national attention to intense, passionate, and sometimes sexual (and soured) intimacies between women. 
The feature also includes the original OutHistory publication of new research about  an African American woman, Emma Williams, murdering another African American woman, Eleanor Richardson, in Mobile, Alabama:

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