How do this week’s readings prompt us to expand how we discuss and imagine pleasure in the social imaginary?
Readings:1.Introduction Brown Sugar
Theorizing Black Women’s Sexual Labor in Pornography 2.Pornographic encounters and interpretative interventions: Vanessa del Rio: Fifty Years of Slightly Slutty Behavior
Disruptions in Respectability: A Roundtable Discussion 4.
Constructing a crisis: porn panics and public health
5.Introduction: The Politics of Producing Pleasure
CONSTANCE PENLEY, CELINE PARREÑAS SHIMIZU, MIREILLE MILLER-YOUNG, and TRISTAN TAORMINO