Queering Butterflies: On the relationship between sexology and animal genetics, ca. 1920

In April 2018 Dr Ina Linge presented a paper at the British Animal Studies Network conference at Strathclyde (Glasgow), titled ‘Queering Butterflies: On the relationship between sexology and animal genetics, ca. 1920’

The paper discussed the reception of Richard Goldschmidt’s experiments with intersex butterflies by German sexologists in the 1920s to show the significance of animal experiments for (human) sexual politics.

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