book history

Sexual Behavior of the American Media: Alfred Kinsey and News of the Sexual Revolution

This presentation examines the print, research, and book history of what the Sexual Revolution meant to those living through it. Utilizing previously-unpublished sexological, psychological, and sociological research, I argue that the Sexual Revolution was a revolution of newspaper, magazine, journal, radio and television—not a revolution that touched the lives of the Silent Majority that elected Richard Nixon.

Grasping Towards Pornotopia

I presented on the history of porn studies, particularly focusing on the relationship between Steven Marcus and the Kinsey Institute.