In anticipation of the Modern Language Association’s 2013 Convention and its theme, “Avenues of Access,” we would like to highlight some content of particular interest to conference attendees, as well as information about Signs’ presence at the conference. First, we are offering open access to two recent articles. Ellen Samuels’s “Examining Millie and Christine McKoy: […]
Posts tagged "Before Sex"
Taking an expansive approach to the many valences of “sex,” this issue brings together perspectives from sociologists, historians, anthropologists, and science studies scholars to consider the emergence of sex as a category, its surprising geographical and historical variability, and its imbrication with processes of regulation, racialization, and commodification. The issue challenges any attempt to ground […]