Please join us in the Neville Classroom (Penn Museum) for this installment of the Trans-Ocular Event Series.
Beatriz Preciado has become one of the leading thinkers in the study of gender and sexuality. A professor of Political History of the Body, Gender Theory, and History of Performance at Paris VIII, s/he is also the author of Manifiesto contrasexual, which has become a queer theory classic, and Pornotopía: Architecture and Sexuality in Playboy During the Cold War, which has been named a finalist for the Anagrama Essay Prize. S/he teaches political history of the body, gender theory and history of performance at Université Paris VIII and is the director of the Independent Studies Program of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelone.
Beatriz will be discussing Testo Junkie: Sex, Drugs, and Biopolitics Pharmacopornographic Era with Cindy Patton (visiting scholar, Annenberg) and Amy Sadao (ICA).