Sexuality Studies Association – Association d'études de la sexualité

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SSA’s Statement of Solidarity

The Sexuality Studies Association condemns the recent hate-motivated violence directed at a faculty member and students at the University of Waterloo. We stand in solidarity with our colleagues at the … Continue reading

July 5, 2023

Full Program Now Available

The full program of the Sexuality Studies Association’s 11th annual conference is now available!  The at-a-glance program is also available separately. The SSA 2023 conference will take place at York … Continue reading

May 11, 2023

Additional Plenary Event @ Congress 2023!

How to Have a Theory of Child Sexuality in a Moral Panic: A Public Conversation Convened by Jean-Thomas Tremblay and presented by the Department of Humanities and the Children, Childhood … Continue reading

April 17, 2023

Keynote & Plenary Panel for 2023 Conference

chicken: a queer, visual ecohistory Keynote lecture by Dr. Andil Gosine Monday | 29 May 2023 | 6:30pm @ 519 Church Street Community Centre, Toronto Free and open to the … Continue reading

April 3, 2023

2023 AGM Save the Date – Call for Nominations

AGM Announcement May 31, 2022  |  2-4pm The SSA’s 11th Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held in person during our annual conference. SSA members will receive AGM-related documents by … Continue reading

March 8, 2023

2023 Annual Conference | CFP Deadline Extended to January 15th!

The initial CFP is attached below. Please note that in addition to individual paper presentation proposals, round table proposals and fully realized panel proposals are both welcomed! One 300-350 word abstract for the … Continue reading

January 2, 2023


York University, Toronto — MAY 29-31, 2023 The Sexuality Studies Association (SSA) welcomes proposals for our 11th annual meeting to be held in person at York University in Toronto from … Continue reading

November 1, 2022

SSA’s Annual Conference Begins This Friday!

This Friday marks the 10th anniversary of our annual conference!  While we are meeting virtually once again this year, we are looking forward to the potential return to in-person events … Continue reading

May 18, 2022

Keynote and Plenary Panel for 2022 Conference

Grappling with Care: Femme Emotional Labour, Somatic Politics, and the Black Feminist Breathing Chorus Keynote address by Dr. Ann Cvetkovich Friday May 20, 2022 6:00pm – 7:30pm EST Free and … Continue reading

March 25, 2022