Obscenity is useful as a tool for teaching about sex and consent in the Middle Ages, and today.
Presenting Vesalius’ “penis-vagina” (as many students took to calling it) on the first day of class immediately primed students to dissect early modern social constructions of gender and sexuality.
How do we find, describe and contextualise histories of same-sex love and gender identity?
Clare Sears’ Arresting Dress examines the effects of San Francisco’s 1863 cross-dressing ordinance.
I am interested in the potential of digital media as a way to engage students.
The Parker-Hulme murder gripped the town of Christchurch, New Zealand in the summer of 1954.
Mavis’ family photo album opened a door on a life of interracial intimacy.