Message posted on 07/09/2018
New Book - Being a Sperm Donor: Masculinity, Sexuality, and Biosociality in Denmark (Berghahn 2018)
Dear colleagues,view formatted text
I just wanted to circulate information on my new book "Being a Sperm Donor:
Masculinity, Sexuality, and Biosociality in Denmark", which is now available
through the Berghahn website: https://berghahnbooks.com/title/MohrBeing
The book revolves around the question what it means to be a man in a
biomedical day and age. Through ethnographic explorations of the everyday
lives of Danish sperm donors, Being a Sperm Donor explores how masculinity and
sexuality are reconfigured in a time in which the norms and logics of
(reproductive) biomedicine have become ordinary. It investigates men's moral
reasoning regarding donation, their handling of transgressive experiences at
the sperm bank, and their negotiations of gender, sexuality, intimacy, and
relatedness, showing how the socio-cultural and political dimensions of
(reproductive) biomedicine become intertwined with men's intimate sense of
Please note that for the next two months Berghahn offers a limited time 50%
discount on the paperback edition. You can use code MOH462 when you place an
order via the Berghahn homepage by simply entering the code at checkout.
And please excuse this shameless self-promotion.
Centre for Gender Studies
While most people address me with the pronouns he/him/his, I am thankful for
communication that goes beyond a gender binary.
I will do my best to meet accomodation needs in communication and personal
meetings, so please approach me directly in regard to accessibility.
Being a Sperm Donor: Masculinity, Sexuality, and Biosociality in Denmark
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