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Journal of the History of Sexuality 10.3&4 (2001) 355-356

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Editors' Note

Barbara Loomis and William N. Bonds

Special Issues

This double issue of the Journal of the History of Sexuality is a special one--the first in which all the articles have a common theme. Future special issues of JHS will examine recent periods in history--"Sexuality in Fascist Germany" (2002) and "Sexuality and Politics since 1945" (2003). This issue addresses "Sexuality in Late Antiquity," a period when traditional sexual mores in the Mediterranean basin were challenged in a variety of fundamental ways. We are grateful to the two scholars who have served as guest editors for this issue--Daniel Boyarin and Elizabeth A. Castelli--for securing a set of distinguished, related, and often provocative studies. We welcome suggestions about other topics that might warrant special issues of this journal.

JHS Reception at the AHA's Annual Meeting

Contributors and subscribers to the Journal of the History of Sexuality are invited to a reception at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association, which will be held in San Francisco between January 3 and 6, 2002. The reception will be on Saturday, January 5.

Professional Conferences

In affiliation with the American Historical Association, the Committee on Lesbian and Gay History (CLGH) will meet in San Francisco between January 3 and 6, 2002. A full copy of CLGH's program is available at the following website: <>.

The 4th European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC), which will meet between February 27 and March 2, 2002, in The Hague, includes the history of sexuality as a major theme. A copy of the preliminary program can be found at the following website: <>.

The 6th Congress of the European Federation of Sexology will meet at the Renaissance Jerusalem Hotel between June 16 and 20, 2002. Information about the meeting is available at the following website: <>. [End Page 355]

Call for Reviewers

We invite you to help maintain the high standards of the Journal of the History of Sexuality by adding your name to our list of expert reviewers to referee manuscripts for potential publication and to review recently published books. To add your name to our list, please send your current academic affiliation and/or contact information (including an e-mail address if possible) and the topic areas in which you feel qualified to review to Barbara Loomis, History Department, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA 94132 or by e-mail to


We are very pleased to announce that Lynn Hudson has been awarded the Joan Jensen-Darlis Miller Prize for the best article published in 2000 in the field of History of Women and Gender in the Trans-Mississippi West. Her prize-winning article, "'Strong Animal Passions' in the Gilded Age: Race, Sex, and a Senator on Trial," appeared in the Journal of the History of Sexuality 9, nos. 1-2 (January/April 2000).



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