Straight Science, or: Sexing the Romance of Egg and Sperm

Monday, March 20, 2017
11:15 AM - 12:20 PM (ET)
Duns Scotus Duns Scotus 26
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Penny Messinger
History & Political Science Department

    Scientists are still struggling to find evidence of "homosexuality" in the human body, and heterosexuality appears to be the biological default. Where did this assumption come from, and what does it do to how we do science? Where does hetero-romance creep into our scientific observations? And what does this kind of "straight" thinking do to "other" bodies and our experiences?
Open classroom session for PHI/REL/WST 336: Sex, Love, and God

Sponsored by Dr. Heike Peckruhn, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

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