Diversity, Plasticity, and the Science of Sexuality

9:30 am on Thursday, April 24, 2014
6:00 pm on Thursday, April 24, 2014
Photonics Colloquium Room (906)
Part of the Boston Colloquium for Philosophy of Science, Co-Sponsored by the Biology Department and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Schedule: 9:30am – 12:30pm Development, Evolution, and the Diversity of Non-Reproductive Sexual Behavior: An Introduction Karen Warkentin Biology, Boston University Sexuality at the Nature-Culture Divide: Historical Lessons Erika Milam History, Princeton University The Evolution of Male Same-Sex Sexuality: Lessons from the Samoan Fa'afafine and Japanese Macaques Paul Vasey Psychology, University of Lethbridge – Alberta Canada 2pm – 6pm Sexual Fluidity in Women and Men: What Is the Relevant Time Scale? Lisa Diamond Psychology, University of Utah Sexual Selection: How Do We Interpret Plasticity and Flexibility in Mate Choice and Beyond? Malin Ah-King History, Humboldt University of Berlin Sexuality Beyond the Nature-Culture Divide: Philosophical Lessons Helen Longino Philosophy, Stanford Round Table Discussion