We have two exciting sessions coming up at the Pacific APA in March. The first, on March 28, is a set of four papers on pornography, and the second, on March 29, is a collection of papers submitted in response to our open call last summer.
Details are below. I hope to see everyone there!
Thursday March 28, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Topic: Thinking about Pornography
Talia Bettcher (California State University, Los Angeles)
“‘Chicks With Dicks’: A Plea for Persons”
Mireille Miller-Young (University of California, Santa Barbara)
“Make Your Booty Clap: Ho Theory and Corporeal Craftwork in Black Pornographies”
Kory Schaff (Occidental College)
“Pornography and Paternalism”
Raja Halwani (School of the Art Institute of Chicago)
“Pornography and Polysemicity”
Friday Evening, March 29, 7:00-10:00 p.m.
Mark Migotti (University of Calgary)
Nicole Wyatt (University of Calgary)
“On the Very Idea of Having Sex”
Tracy de Boer (University of Victoria)
“Sex, Rights, and Patriarchy: A Case for the Right to Sex and a Feminist Assessment”
Rachel McKinnon (University of Waterloo)
“Stereotype Threat for Trans Women”