The U.S. Studies Program invites you to:
"Perverted Justice: (Homo)Sexuality and Female Juvenile Delinquency in U.S. Popular Culture, 1920-1940"
When: 6 March 2014, 11:30am - 1pm.
Where: Vari Hall 2183
Anastasia Jones is a Toronto-based historian who earned her B.A. at Concordia in 2006 and her Ph.D. at Yale in 2013. In 2009, she designed a web exhibition on lesbian pulp fiction for the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale. In 2010 she was a recipient of the John Money Fellowship for Scholars of Sexology at the Kinsey Institute in Bloomington, Indiana. Her 2013 dissertation is titled "'She's Like That': Female Same-Sex Intimacy and the Growth of Modern Sexual Categories in the U.S., 1920-1940." She is currently working with the Ontario Heritage Trust and the Berkshire Conference on Women's History.
This event is cosponsored by the Centre for Feminist Research; the Graduate Program in Gender, Feminist, and Women's Studies; the Graduate Program in History; the History Department (LAPS); and the School of Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies.