This guide was created to assist students with the research assignment in Professor Hemmerling's English 1A class. Use the tabs above to find suggested sources for locating books and periodical articles on the topic of sexuality.
Your first task is to choose a research topic. You'll find a list of general topic areas from your assignment sheet listed below. Look up some of these general topics in print or online reference books to get some background information and to help you decide which direction you want to go with your specific research question.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Sexual Stereotypes/Sexual Scripts
Sex and Mental Health
Myths about Sexuality
Sexuality and Popular Culture
Sexuality in Literature/Pornography/Erotica
Sexuality and Violence
Rape on College Campuses/Date Rape
Cross-cultural, cross-ethnic comparison of sexual practices
Choose your own topic - get approval from instructor