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Iranian erotic artwork depicting couple on a swing, 20th century
Couple on a swing, Iran, anonymous artist
A new show in the KI Gallery features 19th and early 20th century erotic art in the Kinsey Institute Collection from China, Japan, Iran and India.

Winter 2009


Winners of the 2009 Kinsey Institute Student Research Grants

Meet six emerging scholars in the field of sexology.

Announcing the Winner of the Inaugural John Money Award

Ms Sarah Lindsley of the University of Washington is researching the female image in print from 1930-1970.

Erotic Art from Asia in the Gallery

Eros in Asia: Erotic Art from Iran to Japan opens February 20th, featuring erotic works in the Kinsey Collection from Japan, China, India and Iran.

WAS Honors Kinsey Institute Director Julia Heiman

Dr. Heiman receives the Gold Medal Award for lifetime achievement from the World Association for Sexual Health.

Recent Donations to the Kinsey Institute Collections

A spectacular limited edition Playboy volume, new archival material from polyamory pioneer Deborah Taj Anapol, and works from artists Margaret McCarthy and Vincent Cianni.

The Kinsey Institute Mourns the Passing of Joan Kinsey Reid

A photographic recollection of this dynamic woman.

Conferences and Sex Research Training

World Assocation for Sexual Health in Sweden, SSSS in Mexico, summer institutes, and more. . .

Upcoming Lectures and Events at the Institute

Sexual attraction and brain imaging, modern Persian erotica, and more.



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