University of Nantes, May 21-24, 2019
“DISCIPLINE AND ITS DISCONTENTS”
Please note that the deadline is January 28, 2019.
AFEA 2019 – LGBTQ+ Workshop |“The Discipline and Indiscipline of Bodies”.
Anthony Castet (Université de Tours) and Georges-Claude Guilbert (Université du Havre)
At the end of the nineteenth century and during the first two thirds of the twentieth century, religious, political and medical forces often found themselves objectively allied in a moral crusade that sought to establish an immutable sexual order by disciplining bodies through the affirmation of heterosexuality as the only valid and beneficial orientation, by reinforcing gender roles and by promoting a repressive model that confines sexual intercourse to the sphere of conjugal embrace and punishes sodomy, adultery and fornication.
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