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