--Institute for Sex Research, Inc. (ISR), incorporated April 8, 1947,
with Dr. Alfred Kinsey as Director.
--All project materials transferred to ISR by deed for $1.00.
--ISR housed in Biology Hall (Swain Hall East).
-- Publication of Sexual Behavior in the Human Male (W.B. Saunders)
on January 5th.
-- ISR moved to Wylie Hall.
-- American Statistical Association sent review committee to ISR.
-- U.S. Customs in New York City seized material. (Resolved in 1957 federal
-- Publication of Sexual Behavior in the Human Female (W.B. Saunders)
on September 14th.
-- ISR moved to Jordan Hall.
-- Television interview taped with Dr. Kinsey for NBC broadcast on March
-- Dr. Kinsey interviewed his last 2 subjects. Altogether he personally
took 7985 of the approximately 18,000 sex histories gathered by the research
-- Death of Dr. Kinsey on August 25th at age 62.
-- Dr. Paul Gebhard, a Harvard-trained
anthropologist and key member of Kinsey's research team, appointed executive
director and Dr. Wardell Pomeroy named director of field research.
-- U.S. v. 31 Photographs case settled by U.S. federal court
in the Institute's favor; the decision gave the Institute the right to
import erotic/pornographic materials for research purposes.
-- First grant received from the National Institute of Mental Health.
-- Publication of Pregnancy, Birth, and Abortion (Harper/Hoeber).
-- Pomeroy resigns. Gebhard assumes directorship of the Institute.
-- By this year, a total of 18,216 sex histories had been taken through
use of the interview devised by Kinsey.
-- Publication of Sex Offenders: An Analysis of Types (Harper/Hoeber).
-- ISR began move to Morrison Hall; some research staff remained at Poplars.
-- Information Services Department established to provide reference and
-- First Summer Training Program held in July.
-- Publication of Sexual Nomenclature: A Thesaurus (G.K. Hall).
-- Publication of Homosexualities: A Study of Diversity Among Men
and Women (Simon & Schuster).
-- The Institute for Sex Research renamed "The Kinsey Institute for Sex
Research, Inc." at a conference commemorating the 25th anniversary of
Dr. Kinsey's death.
-- Retirement of Dr. Gebhard as Director.
-- Dr. June Reinisch, a psychologist trained
at Columbia University, appointed Director.
-- The Institute's name changed to "The Kinsey Institute for Research
in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, Inc." to reflect broadened research
-- All Institute departments were housed in Morrison Hall.
-- During this period, "The Kinsey Report," an internationally syndicated
newspaper column, disseminated research-based information to the general
-- Publication of Masculinity/Femininity (Oxford University Press),
inaugural volume in "The Kinsey Institute Series."
-- Publication of Sex and Morality in the U.S. (Wesleyan University
-- Publication of The Kinsey Institute New Report on Sex: What You
Must Know to be Sexually Literate (St. Martin's Press), the first
Institute publication written for the general public.
-- First exhibition (and catalog) of the art collection, Selections
from the Collections of The Kinsey Institute.
-- Retirement of Dr. Reinisch as Director.
-- Appointment of Dr. Stephanie Sanders
as Interim Director.
-- Gopher information server for sexuality research inaugurated.
-- John Bancroft, M.D. appointed as the Institute's
-- Establishment of the Kinsey Institute clinics
for sexual health and for menstrual cycle problems.
-- In March the Institute's online public access catalog, KICAT,
was made available on the Internet.
-- Public controversy over some aspects
of Alfred Kinsey's research.
-- International Methodology Symposium
hosted by the Institute.
-- Institute's World Wide Web page created.
-- 50th anniversary of the incorporation
of the Institute for Sex Research, now The Kinsey Institute for Research
in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction.
-- Publication of Researching
Sexual Behavior: Methodological Issues (Indiana University
-- 50th anniversary of the publication of Alfred Kinsey's Sexual
Behavior in the Human Male.
-- Publication by Indiana University Press of reprint editions 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 Conducted by the Institute for Sex Research.
-- International Theory Symposium
hosted by the Institute.
-- The Kinsey Institute Sexuality
Information Service for Students, KISISS, an online
Q & A service targeted to Indiana University students.
-- Symposium on Midlife Sexuality,
cosponsored by SIECUS, at Indiana University.
- Retirement of Dr. Bancroft as Director.
- Julia Heiman, Ph.D. appointed as the Institute's new Director.
- Kinsey opens in November. Midwest premiere held as benefit at the IU Auditorium. Co-star Laura Linney and Director Bill Condon address the crowd.
- Special Edition DVD of Kinsey movie, featuring interviews with staff, a walk through the KI gallery, and an interactive questionnaire.
- KI-Journalism project launches, Turning Sexual Science into News
- Expressive Bodies photography exhibition opens at the SOFA Gallery, Indiana University.
- 60th Anniversary of the founding of the Kinsey Institute (the Institute for Sex Research) at Indiana University.
- KI holds 2nd Annual Juried Erotic Art Show. Other exhibits included Kinsey Confidential, and Queer Projections.
- KI hosts inaugural conference of University Consortium for Sexuality Research and Training.
- KI co-hosts the 50th anniversary meeting of The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS) in Indianapolis, IN.
- Kinsey Scientist Dr. Erick Janssen edits The Psychophysiology of Sex, published by Indiana University Press.
- KI hosts a panel discussion, “Virtual Connections: Sexuality and Relationships Online”
- KI holds 3rd Annual Juried Art Show, with change to name and widened focus to include artworks with a sexuality or reproduction theme. Other exhibit include iGuy (HeLovesMeHeLovesMeNot.com),
Women of Pleasure, Infinitely Variable, and Sex and Presidential Politics.
- KI holds the 4th Annual Juried Art Show. Due to the increase in submissions, the show is presented at the SoFA Gallery at Indiana University. The Juried Show is featured in an MSNBC online review in June.
- Other exhibits include Pre-Revolutionary Queer, Eros in Asia, Contemporary Art at The Institute, and The Shape of Us.
- KI researchers speak about recent studies and invite public participation at Sex Research LIVE!, part of the inaugural Indiana University Themester "Evolution, Diversity and Change" and of Sexplorations Week at Indiana University
- Anthropologist Virginia J. Vitzthum joins Kinsey staff as Senior Scientist
- New website www.kinseyinstitutegallery.com established for the KI Gallery
- New podcast series launched, Kinsey Institute Presents: Conversations About Sex Research
- Inaugural John Money Fellowship awarded to Sarah Lindsley
- Kinsey Institute Graduate Research Grants awarded to Kelly Donahue, Christopher Harte, Brandon Hill, Mike Parent, Alexis Roth-Graneros, and Kristin Scherrer
- KI holds the 5th Annual Juried Art Show at the SoFA Gallery at Indiana University. Other exhibitions include Private Eyes, A Collector's Vision, and Nature & Nurture.
- Renowned classical violinist Joshua Bell hosts a fundraiser for the Kinsey Institute in his New York loft.
- Kinsey Director Dr. Julia Heiman receives the Kinsey Award from the Society for the Study of Sexuality.
- Research findings include effective condom fit, the 'Had Sex' study, and participation in the National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior by several Kinsey researchers.
- John Money Fellowship awarded to Bradley Lane
- Kinsey Institute Graduate Research Grants awarded to Lindsay Briggs, Lelia Chilarescu, Andrew Hendrickson,
Hollie Fuhrmann, and Julia Mackaronis
- KI holds the 6th Annual Juried Art Show at the SoFA Gallery at Indiana University. Other exhibitions include As We See Them: Exotic and Erotic Images from Modern Alternative Process Photographers, Storytellers, and The Photographs of Len Prince
- Kinsey Institute researcher Dr. Virginia Vitzthum elected Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science
- KI begins collaborating with re-opened IU Cinema to schedule public screenings of selected video & film holdings from the Kinsey Collections
- Kinsey Institute welcomes postgraduate fellow Dr. Justin Garcia
- Research findings on arousal response in bisexual men, sexual satisfaction & relationship happiness in midlife couples, infidelity in heterosexual couples, and the effects of hormonal contraceptives on women's sexual experience.
- Kinsey Institute recieves archives of noted sex research pioneers Virginia Johnson & William Masters
- John Money Fellowship jointly awarded to Jill Weinberg and Anastasia Jones
- Kinsey Institute Graduate Research Grants awarded to Yvette Hill, Kristen Jozkowski, and Maren Scull (all from Indiana University), and Sabra Katz-Wise (University of Wisconsin at Madison), Maxwell Moholy (Idaho State University), and Matthew Stief (Cornell University).
- Kinsey Institute passes 70,000 Twitter followers
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