Home > News > Feminist Porn Mini Con to Be Held at UCSB • Bookmark   • Newsletters   • Register Search Options

NEWS STORY

Feminist Porn Mini Con to Be Held at UCSB

Feminist Porn Mini Con to Be Held at UCSB
Get XBIZ News
May 3, 2013 3:30 PM PDT    Text size: 

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The Feminist Porn Mini Con will be held at UC Santa Barbara on May 8 to celebrate the publication of “The Feminist Porn Book: The Politics of Producing Pleasure” and showcase the impact of feminist and queer pornography on the adult industry.

The conference will take place at the UCSB Pollock Theater and the UCen State Street Room from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. Confirmed guests include Jiz Lee, April Flores, Dylan Ryan, Sinnamon Love, Carlos Batts, as well as the editors of “The Feminist Porn Book,” UCSB professors Constance Penley, Mireille Miller-Young and Celine Parreñas Shimizu and adult filmmaker Tristan Taormino.

Scheduled events are a keynote panel discussion with the editors and authors of “The Feminist Porn Book;” a sex ed workshop; and a screening of “The Feminist Porn Show,” film clips curated by Taormino featuring feminist porn pioneers and recent innovators.

An excerpt from “The Feminist Porn Book" introduction says, “'The Feminist Porn Book' is the first to bring together writings by feminist porn producers and feminist porn scholars to engage, challenge and re-imagine pornography."

"Our agenda is twofold: to gather some of the best new feminist scholarship on pornography and to explore the emergence and significance of a thriving feminist porn movement. By putting our voices into conversation, this book sparks new thinking about the richness and complexity of porn as a genre and an industry in a way that helps us to appreciate the work that feminists in the porn industry are doing.”

Since its publication in February, the book has appeared on “The Joy Behar Show”, Salon.com, Jezebel.com and in Publisher’s Weekly.

Registration for the Feminist Porn Mini Con is now open. The event is free and open to the public for those 18 years or older.

More ways to get XBIZ News:  RSS Feeds  |  E-Newsletters  |  Desktop Widget  |  Mobile
Looking for porn star news and behind-the-scene videos? Check out XFANZ.com !

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Retailers, Distributors Report Growth in Male Sex Toys Market

Adult retail has been undergoing a transformation in recent years. The adult stores of the 1990s and 2000s focused heavily on porn video sales and catered to a predominantly male clientele, but these days,... More »

VR Hardware: The Foundation of Immersive Technology

From cameras to headsets to controllers, software and more, virtual reality technology is more than the VR content experience itself — it also surrounds the tools that are needed to create and consume... More »

Sexperts Tout Men’s Wellness Benefits of Pleasure Products

Sex, more and more, is being discussed not only from an erotic standpoint, but also, from a health and wellness standpoint. MensHealth.com, MensJournal.com and many other mainstream websites have been... More »
XBIZ NEWSLETTERS
Stay informed of the latest industry developments. Get XBIZ newsletters delivered to your inbox. Subscribe today!
Enter email address:

* To manage existing subscriptions click here.






POPULAR PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Submit your press release to
multiple news outlets with 1 click.
Subscribe to RSS news feeds or
add free content to your website.
Access XBIZ news and articles
with your mobile device.
Access the latest issues of the industry's leading trade publications in digital form. View online or download for offline viewing.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Latin America Adult Business Expo

Jul 10 - Jul 12
Cartagena, Colombia

XBIZ.net Paysite Meetup

Jul 13 - Jul 13
Barcelona, Spain

ANME Founders Show

Jul 16 - Jul 18
Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport

QWEBEC Expo

Aug 03 - Aug 06
Montreal, Quebec
Everyday thousands of business professionals browse XBIZ's industry directory for quality products and services. Not listed yet? Your company could be losing potential new business. Submit your company today!
Use XBIZ RSS feeds to stay informed of the latest industry developments or as a content syndication tool for your website!