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Center for Ethics: Sex, Ethics, and Pleasure Politics (2013-2014)

How Should We Talk About Sex at Muhlenberg? (10 September 2013)

Works about campus discussions of sexuality

Askew, Julie. "Breaking The Taboo: An Exploration Of Female University Students' Experiences Of Attending A Feminist-Informed Sex Education Course." Sex Education 7.3 (2007): 251-264. Available here.

Baber, Kristine M., and Colleen I. Murray. “A Postmodern Feminist Approach to Teaching Human Sexuality.” Family Relations 50.1 (2001): 23–33. Available here.

Freitas, Donna. Sex and the Soul: Juggling Sexuality, Spirituality, Romance, and Religion on America’s College Campuses. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. Available in Trexler Library, call #205.66 F866s

Killian, Michael, et al. "Information About Human Sexuality: Sources, Satisfaction, And Perceived Knowledge Among College Students." Sex Education 11.4 (2011): 471-487. Available here.

Lambevski, Sasho Alexander. “Movement and Desire: On the Need to Fluidify Academic Discourse on Sexuality.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 10.2 (2004): 304–308. Available here.

Quenqua, Douglas. "On Campus, Opening Up Conversations About Sex." New York Times 17 Apr. 2012: 2. Available here.

Rogers, Anissa, Nick McRee, and Diana L. Arntz. "Using A College Human Sexuality Course To Combat Homophobia." Sex Education 9.3 (2009): 211-225. Available here.

Scholer, Anne-Marie. "Sexuality In The Science Classroom: One Teacher's Methods In A College Biology Course." Sex Education 2.1 (2002): 75. Available here.

Joan E. Bertin (21-24 October 2013)

Works by Joan E. Bertin

"Don't Cave In to the Book Banners." National Coalition Against Censorship. 13 June 1997. Web. 28 Aug. 2013. Available here.

“Don’t Shake Down Kids Over the ‘Harlem Shake’.” Huffington Post. 6 Mar. 2013. Web. 28 Aug. 2013. Available here.

"Letter from National Coalition Against Censorship regarding Forever." Web. 28 Aug. 2013. Available here.

"Statement By The National Coalition Against Censorship In Support Of The FoodSpeak Coalition." Center for Science in the Public Interest. 27 Apr. 1998. Web. 28 Aug. 2013. Available here.

"Views From The Executive Director: Video Games Back in the Crosshairs." National Coalition Against Censorship. 15 May 2013. Web. 28 Aug. 2013. Available here.

"Written Testimony of Joan E. Bertin, Executive Director, National Coalition Against Censorship on Regents Learning Standards and High School Graduation Requirements." National Coalition Against Censorship. 22 October 2003. Web. 28 Aug. 2013. Available here.

Works about Joan E. Bertin and the NCAC

National Coalition Against Censorship. 2013. Web. 11 July 2013. Available here.

Works about censorship

Adams, Ryan J. "An Objective Approach To Obscenity In The Digital Age." St. John's Law Review 86.1 (2012): 211-247. Available here.

Burr, Vivien. "III. Sex And Censorship: The Case Of Buffy The Vampire Slayer." Feminism & Psychology 19.1 (2009): 123-127. Available here.

Clarkson, Jay, and Shana Kopaczewski. "Pornography Addiction And The Medicalization Of Free Speech." Journal Of Communication Inquiry 37.2 (2013): 128-148. Available here.

Degenevieve, Barbara. "Censorship In The US Or Fear And Loathing Of The Arts." Social Identities 13.2 (2007): 159-173. Available here.

Diamond, Milton. "Pornography, Public Acceptance And Sex Related Crime: A Review." International Journal Of Law & Psychiatry 32.5 (2009): 304-314. Available here.

Strub, Whitney. "The Clearly Obscene And The Queerly Obscene: Heteronormativity And Obscenity In Cold War Los Angeles." American Quarterly 60.2 (2008): 373-398. Available here.

Dorothy Roberts (29 October 2013)

Works by Dorothy Roberts

“The Genetic Tie.” The University of Chicago Law Review 62.1 (1995): 209–273. Available here.

Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty. New York: Vintage Books, 1999. Available in Trexler Library, call # 363.960973 R643k.

"Legal Constraints On The Use Of Race In Biomedical Research: Toward A Social Justice Framework." Journal Of Law, Medicine & Ethics 34.3 (2006): 526-534. Available here.

"Privatization And Punishment In The New Age Of Reprogenetics." Emory Law Journal 54.3 (2005): 1343-1360. Available here.

“Race and the New Reproduction.” The Hastings Law Journal 47.4 (1996): 935. Available here.

"Race, Gender, And Genetic Technologies: A New Reproductive Dystopia?." Signs: Journal Of Women In Culture & Society 34.4 (2009): 783-804. Available here.

Works about Dorothy Roberts

Dorothy E. Roberts. 2013. Web. 11 July 2012. Available here.

Works about biopower

Dean, Tim. "The Biopolitics Of Pleasure." South Atlantic Quarterly 111.3 (2012): 477-496. Available here.

McWhorter, Ladelle. "Sex, Race, And Biopower: A Foucauldian Genealogy." Hypatia 19.3 (2004): 38-62. Available here.

Rodrigues, Sara. "From Vaginal Exception To Exceptional Vagina: The Biopolitics Of Female Genital Cosmetic Surgery." Sexualities 15.7 (2012): 778-794. Available here.

Anne Fausto-Sterling (5 November 2013)

Works by Anne Fausto-Sterling

"The Bare Bones Of Sex: Part 1--Sex And Gender." Signs: Journal Of Women In Culture & Society 30.2 (2005): 1491-1527. Available here.

"Building Two-Way Streets: The Case Of Feminism And Science." NWSA Journal 4.3 (1992): 336. Available here.

“The Dynamic Development of Gender Variability.” Journal of Homosexuality 59.3 (2012): 398–421. Available here.

“Frameworks of Desire.” Daedalus 136.2 (2007): 47–57. Available here.

Myths of Gender: Biological Theories About Women and Men. New York: Basic Books, 1985. Available in Trexler Library, call #155.33 F268m 

"Not Your Grandma’s Genetics: Some Theoretical Notes." Psychology Of Women Quarterly 36.4 (2012): 411-418. Available here.

Science Matters, Culture Matters.” Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 46.1 (2003): 109–124. Available here.

Sex/gender: Biology in a Social World. New York: Routledge, 2012. Available in Trexler Library, call #305.3 F268s  

"Sexing The Baby: Part 1 – What Do We Really Know About Sex Differentiation In The First Three Years Of Life?." Social Science & Medicine 74.11 (2012): 1684-1692. Available here.

“Sexing the Baby: Part 2 Applying Dynamic Systems Theory to the Emergences of Sex-related Differences in Infants and Toddlers.” Social Science & Medicine 74.11 (2012): 1693–1702. Available here.

Sexing the Body: Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality. New York, NY: Basic Books, 2000. Available in Trexler Library, call #155.33 F268s  

Works about Anne Fausto-Sterling

Dr. Anne Fausto-Sterling. 2013. Web. 11 July 2013. Available here.

Works about the scientific construction of sexuality

Jenkins, William J. "Can Anyone Tell Me Why I'm Gay? What Research Suggests Regarding The Origins Of Sexual Orientation." North American Journal Of Psychology 12.2 (2010): 279-295. Available here.

Richardson, Sarah S. "Sexing The X: How The X Became The "Female Chromosome.." Signs: Journal Of Women In Culture & Society 37.4 (2012): 909-933. Available here.

Schärer, Lukas, Locke Rowe, and Göran Arnqvist. "Anisogamy, Chance And The Evolution Of Sex Roles." Trends In Ecology & Evolution 27.5 (2012): 260-264. Available here.

Spinney, Laura. "Venus And Mars Collide." New Scientist 209.2802 (2011): 42-45. Available here.

E. Patrick Johnson (12 November 2013)

Works by E. Patrick Johnson

Appropriating Blackness: Performance and the Politics of Authenticity. Durham: Duke University Press, 2003. Available in Trexler Library, call # 305.896073 J66a.

Cultural Struggles: Performance, Ethnography, Praxis. Ann Arbor: U. of Michigan, 2013. Available in Trexler Library, call # 306.484 C753c.

"Feeling the Spirit in the Dark." Callaloo 1998: 398.Available here.

"Poor "Black" Theatre." Theatre History Studies 30.(2010): 1-13. Available here.

"The Pot Calling The Kettle "Black." Theatre Journal 57.4 (2005): 605-608. Available here.

"'Quare' Studies, or (Almost) Everything I Know about Queer Studies I Learned from My Grandmother." The Ashgate Research Companion to Queer Theory. Farnham, Surrey, England; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2009. Available here.

"Queer Epistemologies: Theorizing The Self From A Writerly Place Called Home." Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly 34.3 (2011): 429-446. Available here.

"A Revelatory Distillation Of Experience." Women's Studies Quarterly 40.3/4 (2012): 311-314. Available here.

"The Specter Of The Black Fag: Parody, Blackness, And Hetero/Homosexual B(R)Others." Journal Of Homosexuality 45.2-4 (2003): 217-234. Available here.

"Strange Fruit: A Performance About Identity Politics." TDR: The Drama Review 47.2 (2003): 88-116. Available here.

Works about E. Patrick Johnson

Cole, Stephanie. "Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men Of The South." Journal Of American Ethnic History 30.1 (2010): 145-147. Available here.

E. Patrick Johnson. 2013. Available here.

Viego, Antonio. "Blackness Is . . . Blackness Ain't." GLQ: A Journal Of Lesbian & Gay Studies 11.1 (2005): 135-138. Available here.

Works about the performance of sexuality and race

Grady, Jonathan, Rigoberto Marquez, and Peter McLaren. "A Critique Of Neoliberalism With Fierceness: Queer Youth Of Color Creating Dialogues Of Resistance." Journal Of Homosexuality 59.7 (2012): 982-1004. Available here.

McCune, Jr., Jeffrey Q. "Transformance: Reading The Gospel In Drag." Journal Of Homosexuality 46.3/4 (2004): 151-167. Available here.

Means Coleman, Robin R., and Jasmine Cobb. "No Way Of Seeing: Mainstreaming And Selling The Gaze Of Homo-Thug Hip-Hop." Popular Communication 5.2 (2007): 89-108. Available here.

Linda Williams (27 January 2014)

Works by Linda Williams

"Cinema And The Sex Act." Cineaste 27.1 (2001): 20. Available here.

"Cluster Fuck: The Forcible Frame In Errol Morris's Standard Operating Procedure." Camera Obscura 25.73 (2010): 29-67. Available here.

"Film Bodies: Genre, And Excess." Film Quarterly 44.4 (1991): 2-13. Available here.

Hard Core: Power, Pleasure, and the “Frenzy of the Visible.” Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989. Available in Trexler Library, call # 791.436538 W724h.

Porn Studies. Durham: Duke University Press, 2004. Available in Trexler Library, call # 363.47 P836s.

"Power, Pleasure, And Perversion: Sadomasochistic Film Pornography." Representations (1989): 37-65. Available here.

Reinventing Film Studies. London; New York: Arnold ; Co-published in the United States of America by Oxford University Press, 2000. Available in Trexler Library, call # 791.43015 R374f.

Screening Sex. Durham: Duke University Press, 2008. Available in Trexler Library, call # 791.436538 W724s.

Viewing Positions: Ways of Seeing Film. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1995. Available in Trexler Library, call # 791.43 V699p.

"Whitee Slavery" Versus The Ethnography Of "Sexworkers." Moving Image (15323978) 5.2 (2005): 106-135. Available here.

"Why I Did Not Want To Write This Essay." Signs: Journal Of Women In Culture & Society 30.1 (2004): 1264-1271.  Available here.

Works about Linda Williams

Williams, Linda. "Frenzy Of The Visible," Indeed!." Cinema Journal 46.4 (2007): 106-108. Available here.

Linda Williams. Available here.

Film screening and panel discussion on abortion politics (11 February 2014)

Bowman-Grieve, Lorraine. “Anti-Abortion Extremism Online.” First Monday 14.11 (2009). Available here.

Bryant, Amy G., and Erika E. Levi. “Abortion Misinformation from Crisis Pregnancy Centers in North Carolina.” Contraception 86.6 (2012): 752–756. Available here.

Cave, Damien. “Behind the Scenes: Picturing Fetal Remains.” New York Times Lens [Blog] 9 Oct. 2009. Available here.

Cozzarelli, Catherine, and Brenda Major. “The Effects of Anti-Abortion Demonstrators and Pro-Choice Escorts on Women’s Psychological Responses to Abortion.” Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology 13.4 (1994): 404–427. Available through interlibrary loan.

Feldt, Gloria. “How Media Mistakes Fueled the High Court Abortion Ruling.” AlterNet 20 Apr. 2007. Available here.

Fitzpatrick, Kevin M., and Michele Wilson. "Exposure To Violence And Posttraumatic Stress Symptomatology Among Abortion Clinic Workers." Journal Of Traumatic Stress 12.2 (1999): 227. Available here.

Halfmann, D. and Young, M. P. "War Pictures: The Grotesque as a Mobilizing Tactic." Mobilization: An International Quarterly, 15.1 (2010):1-24. Available through interlibrary loan.

Hern, Warren M. “Proxemics: The Application of Theory to Conflict Arising from Antiabortion Demonstrations.” Population and Environment 12.4 (1991): 379–388. Available through interlibrary loan.

Ludlow, Jeannie. "Love And Goodness: Toward a New Abortion Politics." Feminist Studies 38.2 (2012): 474-483. Available here.

Manninen, Bertha Alvarez. "Rethinking Roe v. Wade: Defending the Abortion Right in the Face of Contemporary Opposition." American Journal Of Bioethics 10.12 (2010): 33-46. Available here.

Otterbein, Holly. “Why Are Your Tax Dollars Feeding the Pro-Life Machine?” citypaper 5 Mar. 2012. Available here.

Rowlands, Sam. "Misinformation on Abortion." European Journal Of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care 16.4 (2011): 233-240. Available here.

"The War on Women." New York Times 26 Feb. 2011. Available here.

Williams, Jean Calterone. “Battling a ‘Sex-Saturated Society’: The Abstinence Movement and the Politics of Sex Education.” Sexualities 14.4 (2011): 416–443.  Available here.

Marlene Zuk (18 March 2014)

Works by Marlene Zuk

“The Case of the Female Orgasm.” Perspectives in Biology & Medicine 49.2 (2006): 294. Available here.

“Courtship Song Is More Variable than Calling Song in the Field Cricket Teleogryllus Oceanicus.” Animal Behaviour 76.3 (2008): 1065–1071. Available here.

Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us about Sex, Diet, and How We Live. New York: Norton, 2013. Available in Trexler Library, call # 599.938 Z94p.

Sexual Selections: What We Can and Can’t Learn about Sex from Animals. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002. Available here.

"Same-Sex Insects." Natural History 119.10 (2011): 22-29. Available here.

“Same-Sex Sexual Behavior and Evolution.” Trends in Ecology & Evolution 24.8 (2009): 439–446. Available here.

"Sperm And Eggs On Six Legs. (Cover Story)." Natural History 119.6 (2011): 28-35. Available here.

“Survival, Reproduction, and Behavior.” Ecology 75.6 (1994): 1854–1855. Available here.

Works about Marlene Zuk

Professor Marlene Zuk. 2014. Web. 20 Feburary 2014. Available here.

Works about Sex from an Evolutionary Biology Perspective

Gray, Peter B. "Evolution And Human Sexuality." American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 152.(2013): 94-118. Available here.

Long, John A. "Dawn Of The Deed. (Cover Story)." Scientific American 304.1 (2011): 34-39. Available here.

Long, John A. The Dawn of the Deed the Prehistoric Origins of Sex. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012. Available here.

Oikkonen, Venla. Gender, Sexuality and Reproduction in Evolutionary Narratives. Oxfordshire, England ; New York: Routledge, 2013. Available here.

South, Sandra H., Göran Arnqvist, and Maria R. Servedio. "Female Preference For Male Courtship Effort Can Drive The Evolution Of Male Mate Choice." Evolution 66.12 (2012): 3722-3735. Available here.

Denise Brennan (29 April 2014)

Works by Denise Brennan

“Competing Claims of Victimhood? Foreign and Domestic Victims of Trafficking in the United States.” Sexuality Research & Social Policy 5.4 (2008): 45–61. Available here.

"Key Issues In The Resetlement Of Formerly Trafficked Persons In The United States." University Of Pennsylvania Law Review 158.6 (2010): 1581-1608. Available here.

"Methodological Challenges In Research With Trafficked Persons: Tales From The Field." International Migration 43.1/2 (2005): 35-54. Available here.

“Thoughts on Finding and Assisting Individuals in Forced Labor in the USA.” Sexualities 13.2 (2010): 139–152. Available here.

What’s Love Got to Do with It?: Transnational Desires and Sex Tourism in the Dominican Republic. Durham: Duke University Press, 2004. Available in Trexler Library call # 306.74097 B838w.

"Women Work, Men Sponge, And Everyone Gossips: Macho Men And Stigmatized/Ing Women In A Sex Tourist Town." Anthropological Quarterly 77.4 (2004): 705-733. Available here.

Works about Denise Brennan

Denise Brennan. 2014. Web. 20 Feburary 2014. Available here.

Works about Sex Tourism

Kara, Siddharth. Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery. New York: Columbia University Press, 2009. Available here.

Keren-Paz, Tsachi. Sex Trafficking a Private Law Response. Oxfordshire, England ; New York: Routledge, 2013. Available here.

George, Shelly. "The Strong Arm Of The Law Is Weak: How The Trafficking Victims Protection Act Fails To Assist Effectively Victims Of The Sex Trade." Creighton Law Review 45.3 (2012): 563-580. Available here.

Thurpkaew, Noy. "The Crusade Against Sex Trafficking." Nation 289.10 (2009): 11-20. Available here.

United States. Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, Second Session, September 15, 2010. Washington: U.S. G.P.O, 2011. Available here.

"Unpacking The Sex Trafficking Panic. (Cover Story)." Contemporary Sexuality 47.2 (2013): 1-6. Available here.

Weitzer, Ronald. "Sex Trafficking And The Sex Industry: The Need For Evidence-Based Theory And Legislation." Journal Of Criminal Law & Criminology 101.4 (2011): 1337-1369. Available here.

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