Denison Guest Speaker to Discuss Sexual Issues in Latin America
Date of Event: February 1, 2007
Posted: January 22, 2007
As part of its year-long series on "Gendered Borders" sponsored by the Laura C. Harris Fund, Denison University guest lecturer Donna Guy, distinguished professor of the humanities in the department of history at Ohio State University, will speak on "Myths and Realities of Latin American Sexualities" at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday (Feb. 1) in the auditorium of Olin Science Hall. Co-sponsored by the department of modern languages and the women's studies program, the lecture is free and open to the public.
Guy is the author of numerous books and articles on the history of sexuality in Latin America. "White Slavery and Mothers Alive and Dead: The Troubled Meeting of Sex, Gender, Public Health and Progress in Latin America" was published in 2000. She is currently working on "Performing Charity, Creating Rights in Argentina 1880-1955." Other major books include: "Sex and Danger in Buenos Aires: Prostitution, Family and Nation in Argentina" (1991) and "From Private Acts to Public Identities: Teaching the History of Sexuality Since the Eighteenth Century" (2000). Her articles have appeared in Latin American Research Review, the Journal of Latin American Studies, Journal of Women's History, and Business History Review among others.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville -- The Laura C. Harris "Gendered Borders" Series presents Donna Guy, professor at Ohio State University, speaking on "Myths and Realities of Latin American Sexualities" 4:30 p.m., Thursday (Feb. 1), Olin Science Hall auditorium (100 Sunset Hill Drive). Free and open to the public. Call 740-587-6297 to confirm information.
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