New Sexuality Workshop! Read ON.
FROM SAPPHO FOR EQUALITY IN KOLKATTA:
Sexuality Academy/Jaunatar Pathshala, 2014
Sappho for Equality (SFE) is inviting applications from young persons between 18 and 28 years of age, to join Jaunatar Pathshala, the annual academy on sexuality to be held from 19th to 23rd March 2014. It is a residential programme that provides a unique opportunity and creative space to know and learn ‘sexuality’, a subject less understood and more vilified by almost every other person.
SFE who has been working on issues of sex, sexuality and gender for last fifteen years. Through this Academy SFE hopes to provide a platform for all interested individuals/groups/organizations, especially the youth, to come together and learn from each other the nuances and intricacies of this vast and complex subject that governs our lives in more ways than we can think of.
We had conducted a very successful first-run of Jaunatar Pathshala with social development workers and activists last year and forged some very important and essential linkages between sexuality and other development issues. This year we want to discuss, learn, share and create further on sexuality and sexualities with the youth.
Interested individuals between 18 and 28 years of age can mail their application to firstname.lastname@example.org with a short CV and a paragraph stating reasons to join the academy (200 words in Bangla/English). Medium of instruction at the academy will be Bangla. The applicants should be proficient in Bangla and willing to join a residential workshop away from Kolkata. There is no registration fees. The applications must reach us by 27th February, 2014. Selected candidates will be informed by 7th March, 2014.
For further queries please call at 033 2441 9995 (Tuesday to Saturday, 12:00 noon to 8 pm & Sunday, 12 noon to 6 pm) or at 9831518320 (10 am to 9 pm).
Please circulate this information among peers, students, acquaintances, colleagues who may show interest in the workshop.