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[Anniversary Logo] During 1997-1998 The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, Inc., celebrated 50 years of research and development of its special collections. The Institute was incorporated in 1947 as the Institute for Sex Research (ISR) by Dr. Alfred Kinsey. In 1948, the first of Kinsey's landmark studies, Sexual Behavior in the Human Male (W.B. Saunders) was published.

1998 Anniversary Events

Kinsey and the Kiss (Friends of The Kinsey Institute Fall Event)
    October 24, 1998, noon - 5:00 p.m., I.U. Fine Arts Auditorium.
    Open to the public.
Noon - 1:30 p.m. Sexual Behavior in the Human Male (1948), panel reminisces 50 years later
1:30-3:00 p.m. The Kinsey Institute Approaching the 21st Century, Institute staff
3:00-4:00 p.m. The Kiss, talk by Leonore Tiefer, Ph.D.
4:00-5:00 p.m. Visit to The Kiss: Selections from The Kinsey Institute," an exhibition at the SoFA Gallery
Reprint Editions of the Original "Kinsey Reports" and Kinsey Data
In May 1998, I.U. Press issued reprints of Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, Sexual Behavior in the Human Female, with a new introduction by John Bancroft, M.D., and The Kinsey Data: Marginal Tabulations of the 1938-1963 Interviews.
Photographic Tour of Alfred Kinsey's Sex Research Project, 1938-1963

Friends of The Kinsey Institute
The Friends Group was newly established this golden anniversary year.
Guest Book
The Institute particularly welcomed remembrances during its anniversary years.

History of the Institute
Information is provided on the first 50 years of the Institute: its origins, its directors, and a chronology of events. The Institute welcomes donations of materials related to its history and to Alfred Kinsey's two Kinsey Reports. Contact Liana Zhou.

Video Clip of Dr. Alfred Kinsey
Dr. Kinsey speaks about the beginning of his research project on human sexuality.

1997 Anniversary Events

Anniversary Exhibition
The Art of Desire: Erotic Treasures from The Kinsey Institute
October 24 - December 5, 1997
Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts (SOFA) Gallery, Indiana University
Anniversary Lecture Series
The Institute sponsored three lectures and a panel discussion on topics related to the Institute, its founder, and its anniversary exhibition during Fall 1997.

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