Eating and reproduction are crucial biological processes that are fraught with emotional meanings.
The American Revolution is impossible to understand without food and sex at its center.
Alana Harris and Timothy Willem Jones In the first week of July, we were among over two hundred historians who attended the Rethinking Modern British Studies conference at the University of Birmingham. Alongside our own panel on religion and sexuality, a number of the plenary speakers and the concurrent sessions […]
The Parker-Hulme murder gripped the town of Christchurch, New Zealand in the summer of 1954.
Notches’ Assistant Editor program recognizes and mentors promising graduate students who have an interest in digital humanities and public history and who are conducting cutting edge research on the history of sexuality. We are pleased to introduce our assistant editors for 2015-2016. Mackenzie Anne Cooley is a Ph. D. candidate […]
Interview by Pat Omoregie Saheed Aderinto’s When Sex Threatened the State: Illicit Sexuality, Nationalism, and Politics in Colonial Nigeria, 1900-1958 (Illinois, 2015), explores tensions in colonial Nigeria through the lens of a struggle over how to control and regulate prostitution. Aderinto argues that the British perceived prostitution as evidence of […]
Mavis’ family photo album opened a door on a life of interracial intimacy.