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Scholar & Feminist IX: Towards a Politics of Sexuality, Barnard College Women's Center

Research Guide

Secondary Sources

Here is a list of articles and books that discuss the conference. I apologize for my lackadaisical attention to citation style.

 
Abrams, Kathryn. 1995. “Sex Wars Redux: Agency and Coercion in Feminist Legal Theory.” Columbia Law Review 95 (2): 304. https://doi.org/10.2307/1123232.
Basiliere, Jenna. 2008. “Political Is Personal: Scholarly Manifestations of the Feminist Sex Wars.” http://hdl.handle.net/2027/spo.ark5583.0022.101.
Bracewell, Lorna Norman. 2016. “Beyond Barnard: Liberalism, Antipornography Feminism, and the Sex Wars.” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 42 (1): 23–48. https://doi.org/10.1086/686752.
​Corbman, Rachel. 2020. “Lesbian Networks of (Cat) Care During the Sex Wars,” Notches August 10, 2020. http://notchesblog.com/2020/08/11/lesbian-networks-of-cat-care-during-the-sex-wars/.
Corbman, Rachel. 2015. “The Scholars and the Feminists: The Barnard Sex Conference and the History of the Institutionalization of Feminism.” Feminist Formations 27 (3): 49–80. https://doi.org/10.1353/ff.2016.0010.
DuBois, Ellen. n.d. “Ellen DuBois | Jewish Women’s Archive.” Accessed March 16, 2019. https://jwa.org/feminism/dubois-ellen.
Echols, Alice. 2016. “Retrospective: Tangled Up in Pleasure and Danger.” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 42 (1): 11–22. https://doi.org/10.1086/686751.
Hammer, Rhonda, and Douglas Kellner. 2009. “Third-Wave Feminism, Sexualities, and the Adventures of the Posts.” In Women, Feminism, and Femininity in the 21st Century: American and French Perspectives.
Love, Heather. 2011. “DIARY OF A CONFERENCE ON SEXUALITY, 1982.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 17 (1): 49–78. https://doi.org/10.1215/10642684-2010-016.
Moravec, Michelle. 2017. “From Suffrage to the Sex Wars.” Michelle Moravec (blog). June 2, 2017. https://medium.com/@ProfessMoravec/feminism-suffrage-forty-years-later-414662608e64.
“Not Safe for Work.” n.d. Dissent Magazine. Accessed March 16, 2019. https://www.dissentmagazine.org/article/not-safe-for-work-feminist-pornography-matters-sex-wars.
“Over 200 Columbia Faculty And Administrators Sign Statement Against Divestment From Israel.” 2016. Bwog (blog). March 20, 2016. https://bwog.com/2016/03/over-200-columbia-faculty-and-administrators-sign-statement-against-divestment-from-israel/.
Rubin, Gayle. 2011. “Blood Under the Bridge: Reflections on 'Thinking Sex.'" GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 17 (1): 15–48. https://doi.org/10.1215/10642684-2010-015.
Russo, Ann. 1987. “Conflicts and Contradictions among Feminists over Issues of Pornography and Sexual Freedom.” Women’s Studies International Forum 10 (2): 103–12. https://doi.org/10.1016/0277-5395(87)90019-7.
Stryker, Susan. 2008. “Stray Thoughts on Transgender Feminism and the Barnard Conference on Women.” The Communication Review 11 (3): 217–18. https://doi.org/10.1080/10714420802306726.
​Walters, Suzanna Danuta. 2016. “Introduction: The Dangers of a Metaphor—Beyond the Battlefield in the Sex Wars.” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 42 (1): 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1086/686750.
Wilson, Elizabeth. 1983. “The Context of ‘Between Pleasure and Danger’: The Barnard Conference on Sexuality.” Feminist Review, no. 13: 35–41. https://doi.org/10.2307/1394680.