Associate Professor of Gender Studies R. Danielle Egan has been named to the editorial board of the journal
Sexuality and Culture.
The journal "is a forum for the discussion and analysis of ethical, cultural, psychological, social, and political issues related to sexual relationships and sexual behavior. These issues include, but are not limited to: sexual consent and sexual responsibility; sexual harassment and freedom of speech and association; sexual privacy; censorship and pornography; impact of film/literature on sexual relationships; and university and governmental regulation of intimate relationships, such as interracial relationships and student-professor relationships."
Egan will co-edit, with Gail Hawkes, a special issue on childhood sexuality. She
presented the 2007 Frank P. Piskor Faculty Lecture at St. Lawrence on the topic "Producing Pathology through the Pedagogy of Purity: Childhood Sexuality and the Social Purity Movement."
A faculty member at St. Lawrence since 2000, Egan is a graduate of Goucher College
and earned the Ph.D. at Boston College. She has published work in Critical Sociology;
Body and Society; Deviant Behavior; and The Journal of Psychoanalysis, Society and
Culture. She is the author of the book Dancing
for Dollars and Paying for Love: The Relationships Between Exotic Dancers and Their Regulars
and one of three editors of the book of essays Flesh
For Fantasy: Producing and Consuming Exotic Dance. In addition to her work on
exotic dance, she has written on post-9/11 rhetoric, pedagogy and popular culture.
Egan received the Louis and
Frances Maslow Award at St. Lawrence in 2005.
More: Sexuality and Culture Web site
Posted: July 17, 2008