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    Job Posting: Assistant Professor in the History of Sexuality

    The School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure-track position in the history of sexuality at the assistant professor rank.  The successful candidate will be appointed in the Department of History and will be centrally involved in the Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies (GSWS) Program. They will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in History and the GSWS Program, with the normal course load being two courses per semester. We welcome candidates working in the post-1800 period on any geographical and topical area.  We seek applicants...
  • Upcoming Event

    Opus Siniestrus

    The Center for Research in Feminist, Queer, and Transgender Studies, The Institute of Contemporary Art, and the Department of Music present:Opus Siniestrus, a play by the feminist surrealist Leonora CarringtonA Headless Collective Workshop Production Friday, October 29th (open dress rehearsal)Saturday, October 30th ICA outdoor terrace6:30pm – 7:00pm: Doors open7:00pm – 8:00pm: Performance   Opus Siniestrus concerns the outbreak of a virus that kills only women. Its protagonist, an old woman who carries with her at all times an ostrich egg, battles the patriarchy in the form of a Doctor, the Pope, Hitler and Superman.  Written in 1979, the play exemplifies Carrington’s environmental politics as well as her participation in the women’s liberation movement in Mexico...