AAA interest group for sexuality research, education, & policy
The mission of HSAIG is to inform policy and practices that enhance sexual health and well-being and advance the field of sexuality research & education. We are an official interest group within the American Anthropological Association (AAA). [read more]
Protocol Governing Creation and Maintenance of AAA Interest Groups
Greetings, HSAIG Members!
At the 2013 meeting of the AAA, attendees at the HSAIG business meeting expressed the desire to create an HSAIG listserv that would allow us to share information with one another, including a monthly newsletter that would showcase the work of HSAIG members.
We envision this listserv as a network of anthropologists (and others) that can facilitate the discussion of methodological and ethical issues we face in sexuality research, and a space…
Posted by Cage Hall on January 27, 2014 at 11:30pm
Pioneering sexologist Kurt Freund was born 100 years ago this month on Jan 17, 1913, in Chrudim, Bohemia, now part of Czech Republic. He helped develope plethysmography as a research tool and advocated for the decriminalization of homosexuality. After emigrating to Canada, he trained many sex researchers in a number of disciplines. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurt_Freund
Posted by Cage Hall on January 6, 2014 at 5:30pm
Following the AAA meeting in Chicago, we have returned our attention to the HSAIG Facebook group. This will be a "secret" group on FB, which means that all members must be individually approved by the moderator, and that posts to the group and the fact of group membership should not show up member's profiles or timelines.
We have taken this step because FB is an increasingly common way of networking and sharing news items. However, since FB policy does not allow separate business and…Continue
The Northeastern University Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program and the Northeastern NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks, announce a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship to begin July 1, 2014. Specialization may be in any area of social sciences or humanities, with a clear commitment to feminist interdisciplinary work in both gender/sexuality studies and digital humanities. We welcome textual, theoretical, or empirical projects in any field or period that engage questions at the…Continue
Posted by Cage Hall on November 25, 2013 at 2:13pm