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Professors provide ‘Textual Healing’ at Sex Week panel

Sexuality and literature joined forces for Sex Week at the “Textual Healing” panel discussion on Tuesday evening. Associate Professors of English Lisi Schoenbach, Katy Chiles, Ben Lee and Urmila Seshagiri hosted the panel and brought with them the knowledge of their respective fields of study.
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CPC president reacts to passing of ‘opt-in’ resolution

On March 13, the state Senate passed a resolution on the University of Tennessee that would require parents to opt-in to allowing student fees to go towards events deemed "controversial or objectionable". "My initial reaction was that we are college students who can vote, run for elected office, serve in the military, pay taxes, be…
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SEAT board member reflects on success of Sex Week

[caption id="attachment_6163" align="alignleft" width="444"] Sex Week came back for it's second year in 2014 and ended in success.Gabrielle O'Neal/TNJN[/caption] From March 2-7, Sexual Empowerment and Awareness at Tennessee (SEAT) held its second Sex Week at the University of  Tennessee with great success. "Sex Week 2014 was definitely a success,"said Summer Awad, executive board member of…
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Middle East discussion highlights region’s views on sex, media

The University of Tennessee's Sex Week hosted a discussion in the Howard Baker Center with Drew Paul and Ayse Ikizler about Gender and Sexuality in the Middle East on March 7.  Ikizler started off the discussion by describing the term “Middle Eastern” to the audience. [caption id="attachment_7827" align="alignleft" width="369"] Ayse Ikizler and Drew Paul spoke…
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History of sex and the change of meaning headline Sex Week talk

[caption id="attachment_7576" align="alignleft" width="225"] Associate professor of history Lynn Sacco discusses how labels started.Jasmine Moss/TNJN[/caption] On March 3, Lynn Sacco, an associate professor of history, discussed the history of sex and how it changes as society gives it a new meaning. Sacco specializes in gender and sexuality. "If you look back on sexuality, it's about…
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Proposed bills for student funding cut into UT Sex Week

UPDATE: On Monday night, the state House of Representatives voted 69-17  to approve a resolution that “condemns the organizers” of Sex Week at the University of Tennessee. The resolution, sponsored by Rep. Richard Floyd, R-Chattanooga, originally condemned “the administration of the University of Tennessee,” but was later amended to condemn only the organizers.  Sex Week…
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