The Foreskinification of AIDS: The Emergence of Circumcision Status as an HIV-Risk Category in the Era of Molecular Risk Politics

Presented by The Sexualities Project at Northwestern (SPAN) Postdoc, Aaron Norton In 2007, the WHO endorsed male circumcision as an important strategy in combatting the AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa after three randomized controlled trials demonstrated MC’s ability to reduce risk of female-to-male HIV transmission. In this talk, I discuss the role played by claims regarding [...]