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(From left to right) Dr. Katy Chiles, Dr.Urmila Seshagiri, Dr. Lisi Schoenbach and Dr. Ben Lee take questions from the audience at the "Textual Healing" panel discussion.

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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In 2013, volunteers helped promote Sex Week by passing out stickers, programs and health pamphlets on Pedestrian Walkway.

SEAT board member reflects on success of Sex Week

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 SEAT and sophomore Haslam Scholar in sociology. “It sparked a lot of thought-provoking and important discussion about everything from […]

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Ayse Ikizler and Drew Paul spoke about Gender and Sexuality in the Middle East. TNJN/Alyssa White

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. “Middle Eastern is usually thought of as a more inclusive […]

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Professor Sacco discusses how labels started.
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History of sex and the change of meaning headline Sex Week talk

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 social issues and authority,” Sacco said. Sacco discussed this topic often in her class and […]

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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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In 2013, volunteers helped promote Sex Week by passing out stickers, programs and health pamphlets on Pedestrian Walkway.

Co-founder of UT Sex Week talks upcoming events

Co-founder of the University of Tennesee’s Sex Week talks about the new schedule and added events to this year’s installment.

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For Sex Week 2013, volunteers helped promote events by passing out flyers and stickers. Promoters will be on Pedestrian Walkway to help raise awareness for the Fall preview and the 2014 events.

UT Sex Week to hold fall preview

Let’s talk about it. Sexual Empowerment and Awareness at Tennessee will be holding a two day preview for the return of Sex Week on Tuesday, Oct 8 and Wednesday, Oct. 9. The preview will consist of two interactive panels and on Pedestrian Walkway there will be several resources available to students through the help of […]

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