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Research Center PoliTeSse
Politics and Theories of Sexuality

Department of Human Sciences
University of Verona
dr. Lorenzo Bernini, email

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12 April 2021

Sex as a Political Category to Be Destroyed: On the Lesbian Writing and Thought of Monique Wittig
Zoom and Facebook 

In occasion of the publication of Corpo a corpo con il linguaggio. Il pensiero e l'opera letteraria di Monique Wittig by Eva Feole (Edizioni ETS, 2020), the research center PoliTeSse – Politiche e Teorie della Sessualità (University of Verona) and the research center LEGS – Laboratoire d'études de genre et de la sexualit&eacut|... ->

15 March 2021

Cursed blessings. Sexual Pleasure and Radical Dissent in Western Christianity
March and April 2021
Online via Zoom
A Cycle of Online Seminars
Marie Skłodowska Curie Project SPACES (Dr. Umberto Grassi)
PoliTeSse Research Centre (The University of Verona, Human sciences Dpt.) – History Dpt. (The University of Maryland)
Funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement n. 795514

This cycle of seminars aims to investigate the relationships between sexual transgressions and religious radical dissent in the early modern European world. While the use of scurrilous remarks and erotic innuendos in political satires was commonplace at that time, sex could also serve as a vehicle for philosophical reflections. It was used to lay the foundation for a “natural” morality|... ->

26 February 2021

The Neocatholic Hypothesis: A Politology of Anti-Gender Movements
Zoom and Facebook 

As part of the cycle of seminars organized by the Standing Group "Gender and Politics" of the Italian Society of Political Science, on Friday, February 26, 2021, the second meeting will present and discuss the book L'ipotesi neocattolica. Politologia dei movimenti anti-gender (Mimesis, 2021), by Massimo Pre|... ->

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