Changing Cultural and Socio-Legal Frameworks surrounding the Sexed Body

When and Where

Monday, November 20, 2023 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
William Doo Auditorium
New College
45 Willcocks Street


Janice Boddy


Changing Cultural Norms and Socio-Legal Frameworks Surrounding the Sexed Body


Join us for an engaging and thought-provoking workshop that explores the evolving cultural norms and socio-legal frameworks surrounding the sexed body. This in-person event will be held at the William Doo Auditorium, New College, University of Toronto, located on Willcocks Street, Toronto, ON, Canada.


Sponsors: Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada, University of Toronto (Department of Anthropology, Department of Psychology, Women and Gender Studies Institute, African Studies, Faculty of Arts and Science, VP Research), Free University of Brussels.


Organizers: Janice Boddy, University of Toronto; Sarah O'Neill, Free University of Brussels; Gillian Einstein, University of Toronto

Workshop Participants:

  • Jasmine Abdulcadir, Gynaecology, University of Geneva Hospital
  • Fuambai Ahmadu, Legal Studies, Fourah Bay College, Sierra Leone
  • Janice Boddy, Anthropology, University of Toronto
  • Brian Earp, Philosophy, Oxford University
  • Gillian Einstein, Psychology, University of Toronto
  • Tammary Esho, Public Health, Amref University, Nairobi
  • Birgitte Essén, Gynaecology, Uppsala University
  • Ellen Gruenbaum, Anthropology, Purdue University
  • Saida Hodzic, Anthropology, Cornell University
  • Elena Jirovsky-Platter, Medical Anthropology, Medical University of Vienna
  • Elise Johansen, Norwegian Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies, Oslo University
  • Crista Johnson-Agbakwu, Gynaecology, Chan Medical School, University of Massachusettes
  • Sophie Karlin, Public Health, Free University of Brussels
  • Samuel Kimani, Nursing Sciences, University of Nairobi
  • Sophia Koukoi, Psychology, University of Montreal
  • Cynthia Kraus, Philosophy and Gender Studies, Lausanne University
  • Anneke Newman, Anthropology, Free University of Brussels
  • Marianne Nguena Kana, GAMS, Brussels
  • Sarah O'Neill, Anthropology, Free University of Brussels
  • Xin Qing, Interdisciplinary Information Studies, University of Tokyo
  • Juliet Rogers, Criminology, University of Melbourne
  • Bettina Shell Duncan, Anthropology, University of Washington
  • Hania Sholkamy, Social Research Center, American University in Cairo
  • Richard Shweder, Comparative Human Development, University of Chicago
  • Michela Villani, Sociology, University of Fribourg
  • Bilkis Vissandjée, Nursing Sciences, University of Montreal
  • Reubs Walsh, Psychology, University of Toronto
  • Mai Ziyada, Anthropology, University of Oslo