Talking Research is a new podcast hosted by Asmita Sood that aims to make academic research on sexual violence accessible to a non-specialist audience. Asmita interviewed Erin about Project CURSV and some of her initial thesis findings. You can listen to the episode here; it’s also available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.
Thank you to everyone who participated in Project CURSV. Data collection finished on June 28th, 2019 and transcription is well underway. A breakdown of participation is as follows: English university staff: 13 interviews across 5 universities American university staff: 13 interviews across 5 universities English student reporters: 7 interviews American student reporters: 12 interviews TotalContinue reading “Data Collection Update”
Project CURSV is recruiting current students who have experienced sexual harassment or sexual violence at universities based in the US for 1 hour interviews via Skype. These interviews will focus on what it was like to tell your university (or another party) about your experience of violence, what channels you reported to, and your thoughtsContinue reading “Student Recruitment: US Colleges & Universities”
Project CURSV is recruiting current students who have experienced sexual harassment or sexual violence at universities based in England for 1 hour interviews via Skype. These interviews will focus on what it was like to tell your university (or another party) about your experience of violence, what channels you reported to, and your thoughts onContinue reading “Student Recruitment: English Universities”
Erin will be presenting her work so far on Project CURSV at this year’s BAICE conference this Friday, September 14th. If you’re attending and interested in learning more about comparative approaches to studying sexual violence in universities, she’ll be on the Learning and Gender panel.
Erin wrote about the rationale behind Project CURSV and what she hopes to achieve through this research for the blog Women Are Boring. You can read the post, titled “University responses to sexual violence on campus: Comparing English and American approaches,” here.
Project CURSV has received full ethical approval from the University of York Department of Education’s Ethics Committee. To read the letter granting ethical approval to this project (formally titled US and UK university responses to student disclosures of sexual violence), click the link below. UoY Educational Ethics Committee Approval
This website serves as a hub for Erin Shannon’s Ph.D. thesis project in the Department of Education at University of York, Project CURSV (pronounced “cursive”): Comparing University Responses to Sexual Violence. Through this project, she is attempting to understand the response frameworks that exist in the US and England through a combination of feminist criticalContinue reading “An Introduction to Project CURSV”