University of Wisconsin history professor April Haynes will give a talk on May 10 from 1-3 p.m. in HSSB 4041 titled “Sold By Her Own Desire.” Haynes is the author of Riotous Flesh: Women, Physiology, and the Solitary Vice in Nineteenth-century America (2015) and the forthcoming Tender Traffic: Intimate Labors in the Early American Republic. She is the chair of the Gender and Women’s History Program at the University of Wisconsin.

This event is a part of Molding Development in the Democratic State, a series of UCSB talks and workshops sponsored by the Center for the Study of Work, Labor, and Democracy; and the Policy History Program.