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Political Reaction: How Sexuality Studies Matters to the Struggle for Social Justice- Workshop Sessions

When: Friday, April 21, 2023
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Central

Where: Kresge Hall, 1-515, 1880 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Ariel Clark-Semyck  

Group: The Sexualities Project at Northwestern (SPAN)

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings, Global & Civic Engagement


The Sexualities Project at Northwestern (SPAN) promotes research and education on sexuality from a social science perspective, very broadly construed.  SPAN hosts a two-day workshop each spring quarter, which explores a variety of topics in the sexuality studies field in-depth with several guest speakers.

SPAN's 2023 Workshop, Political Reaction: How Sexuality Studies Matters to the Struggle for Social Justice, will take place on Thursday, April 20 - Friday, April 21.

Workshop Sessions & speakers for Friday, April 21, 9:00 - 5:00 pm:

9:50 am - 11:10 am

“Protecting Women’s Sports? TERFism and White Supremacy in Anti-Trans Youth Sports Bills”

Mia Fischer, University of Colorado Denver


11:30 am - 12:50 pm

“What is the Place of Sexuality in the Struggle for Social Justice in Mexico? A Case for Intersectionality” 

Ana Amuchástegui, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Xochimilco


1:50 pm - 3:10 pm 

“Pornhub’s Foes and Woes: Understanding Sexual Politics through Today’s Anti-Pornography Movement”

Kelsy Burke, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


3:30 pm - 4:50 pm 

“The Future of Sexual Politics”

A Facilitated Discussion led by Minwoo Jung, Loyola University


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