U of M offers students, staff ‘sexpertise’

By |2018-01-15T20:46:22-05:00January 21st, 2010|News|

The University of Michigan is hosting the second annual Sexpertise conference on Jan. 27-29 at its Ann Arbor campus.
The free series of events is open to all students, staff and faculty of U of M and will discuss relationships, communications, sexual health and sex, covering topics as diverse as casual sex, self-defense against sexual predators and sex for persons with disabilities.
The conference will kick off at 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the School of Public Policy’s Annenberg Auditorium. The topic will be “No Strings Attached? A Conversation About Sex and Relationships on Campus” with special guest Wendy Shalit, author of “A Return to Modesty: Discovering the Lost Virtue.”
Thursday’s series of events will take place from 12:30-10 p.m. at the Michigan League, with various workshops, panel discussions, presentations and films throughout the day. Topics will include Internet dating; a survey of sexuality; sex, alcohol and body image; sex and spirituality and more.
Friday’s events will take place from 12:30-6 p.m. in the Michigan League. Topics will include sexuality and persons with disabilities; pleasure and self-love; monogamy and intercultural dating.
Sexpertise is presented by Sexperteam, a University Health Service peer sexual health education group. For more information, visit http://uhs.umich.edu/sexpertise.

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