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May 8, 2013 6:30 PM

Sex Talk: Understanding Communism in Czechoslovakia in 1970's

How did political economy of a state socialist country influence sexual discourse? What was the role of the family, of women and men inside and outside of it? And how did it change between the 1950s and 1970s? A lecture by Kateřina Lišková, PhD

Kateřina Lišková is a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University where she conducts research on sexology and sexuality in communist Czechoslovakia, supported by the Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship - European Commission Seventh Framework Programme. In the Czech Republic, she is Assistant Professor in gender and sociology at Masaryk University in Brno. Her research is focused on gender, sexuality, and the social organization of intimacy. In the past, she was a Fulbright Scholar at New School for Social Research and a Visiting Scholar at New York University. She lectured at various U.S. universities and her papers have appeared in several monographs published by Routledge, SAGE, Blackwell and Palgrave. In the Czech Republic, her book Good Girls Look the Other Way, Feminism and Pornography was published by Sociological Publishing House (2009).

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 Art by Petra Valentová, http://petravalentova.wordpress.com/


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May 8, 2013 6:30 PM


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