Diversity, Plasticity, and the Science of Sexuality

9:30 am on Friday, April 24, 2015
6:00 pm on Friday, April 24, 2015
Contact Name:
Elizabeth Ramirez
Diversity, Plasticity, and the Science of Sexuality Co-Sponsored by the Biology Department and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Friday, April 24th, 2015 Photonics Colloquium Room (906) 9th Floor, Photonics Center 8 St. Mary’s Street 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