The Film Department Proudly presents "Pornography: Mutation, Resistance, and New Media," a talk by Aster Gilbert!
February 1st, at 4:30pm in Olin 014.
Aster Gilbert is a doctoral candidate in the Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies department at the University of Kansas. Her dissertation looks at online communities of pornography fandom and the types of pornography that fans create using remixed pornographic content. Her work is invested in the various ways that pornographic content resists dominant structures of identity while simultaneously being used to reinforce them. Aster studied Film & Video at Columbia College Chicago and received Masters Degrees in WGSS from Roosevelt University and the University of Kansas. Her areas of interest include New Media Studies, Porn Studies, Queer Theory, and Trans Theory. Aster teaches undergraduate courses on Sex, Gender, and New Media as well as LGBTQ Studies.