CFP: Panelists for AAHM Session on history of sexuality

Hello All,
We are currently seeking papers to complete a panel for the 2013 meeting of the American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM) (Atlanta, Georgia, May 16- May 19)on the state of the field of the history of medicine and sexuality. The panel is titled “The Anatomy of Sex” and we are specifically looking for someone doing the history of sexuality, the body, and medicine in the mid-twentieth century who is taking a more nuanced approach and/or looking at new sources.
Our two papers are entitled “Dissecting a Theory: Representations of the Clitoris in Anatomy and Gynecology Textbooks during the Peak of the Vaginal Orgasm Theory, 1948-1966” (Sarah B Rodriguez) and “ ‘Morally, if not physically’ – Happiness and the Role of Erotic Function in Sexual Surgery on Hermaphroditic Children, 1940-1960” (Sandra Eder)
Please send titles and 350 word abstracts (see AAHM guidelines: to both Sandra Eder <> and Sarah B Rodriguez <> by August 20th.

Sandra Eder & Sarah Rodriguez
Sandra Eder, Ph.D
Institute and Museum for the History of Medicine
University of Zurich
Hirschengraben 82
CH-8001 Zurich
++ 41 44 634 2129
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