Category Archives: Sex trafficking

Searching for MaddEve: Bare Life, Homo Sacer, and the Problem of Atwood’s Oryx

The labs and factory farms of Margaret Atwood’s Oryx and Crake present us with a vertible zoo of zoē ─ a menagerie of bioforms that embody Giorgio Agamben’s concept of “bare life.” During his tour of Watson-Crick’s NeoAgriculturals wing, Continue reading

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Senegal: Controversial Industries and Casamance

Sex Tourism Increasingly Unsexy The media and organizations, such as EPCAT and SAHARA, working in the field of child protection report growth of sex tourism involving minors in Senegal. Although Senegal ratified the 2003 Optional Protocol to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution, and pornography… Continue reading

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Week 2 Presentations

I really loved how thought provoking Georgie’s presentation was.  As a freshman, I had to read Half the Sky last summer before coming to Vanderbilt.  It was a fascinating, albeit very difficult read.  However, I found that many of my … Continue reading Continue reading

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