History of Sexuality

What We’ve Been Reading

Matt Cook, Queer Domesticities: Homosexuality and Home Life in Twentieth-Century London (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014). Faramerz Dabhoiwala, The Origins of Sex: A History of the First Sexual Revolution (New York: Penguin, 2012) Thomas Foster, Sex and the Founding Fathers: The American Quest for a Relatable Past (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, […]

Introducing Notches’ New Assistant Editors

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 two Assistant Editors for 2015-2016, Agnes Arnold-Forster and Devin McGeehan Muchmore. Agnes Arnold-Forster is a PhD candidate at King’s […]

Ageing and the history of sexuality

Ben Mechen Reading Lynne Segal’s recent book on growing old, Out of time: the pleasures and the perils of ageing (2013), has got me thinking about the place (or possibly absence) of old age, as an analytic category, in both my own research and the history of sexuality more generally. […]