Research Roundup 2021

A roundup of research by the members of our Screening Sex network, published in 2021. Share details of your publication here or by emailing screeningsex@gmail.com.

Alilunas, Peter (2021), The King is Dead, Long Live the Algorithm: MindGeek and the Digital Distribution of Adult Film, in Paul MacDonald, Courtney Brannon Donoghue and Timothy Havens (eds), Digital Media Distribution: Portals, Platforms, Pipelines, New York: New York University Press.

Alilunas, Peter, Ummni Khan, Laura Helen Marks, Thomas Waugh, and Kyler Chittick (2021), Porn and/as Pedagogy, Sexual Representation in the Classroom: A Curated Roundtable Discussion, Synoptique 9(2), Special Issue: Porn and its Uses, edited by Rebecca Holt, Darshana Sreedhar Mini and Nikola Stepić, 269-294.

Are, Carolina and Susanna Paasonen (2022), Sex in the Shadows of Celebrity, Porn Studies 8(4). Published online Dec 2021.

Arroyo, Brandon (2021), Going Public with Pornography Studies: Lessons from Creating the Porno Cultures Podcast, Synoptique 9(2), Special Issue: Porn and its Uses, edited by Rebecca Holt, Darshana Sreedhar Mini and Nikola Stepić, 255-259.

Berg, Heather (2021), Porn Work: Sex, Labor and Late Capitalism, Chapel Hill: UNC Press.

Berg, Heather (2021), Reading Sex Work, Special Issue, South Atlantic Quarterly 120(3).

Carter, Oliver (2022), The Watford Blue Movie Trial: Regulating Rollers in 1970s Britain, Porn Studies 8(4). Published online Dec 2021.

Church, David (2021), From the Classroom to the Theatre: Public Porn Viewing as Counter-public Engagement, Synoptique 9(2), Special Issue: Porn and its Uses, edited by Rebecca Holt, Darshana Sreedhar Mini and Nikola Stepić, 260-268.

Comella, Lynn and Desirae Embree (2021), Pornography’s Feminist Uses: A Conversation, Synoptique 9(2), Special Issue: Porn and its Uses, edited by Rebecca Holt, Darshana Sreedhar Mini and Nikola Stepić, 218-229.

Escoffier, Jeffrey, Whitney Strub and Jeffrey Patrick Colgan (2021), The Comstock Apparatus, in Margot Canaday, Nancy Cott and Robert Self (eds.), Intimate States: Gender, Sexuality, and Governance in Modern US History, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 41-63.

Freibert, Finley (2021), Brian Reynolds, Public Visibility, and Gay Stardom, Porn Studies 8(2).

Freibert, Finley (2021), Distribution, Bars, and Arcade Stars: Joe Anthony’s Entrepreneurial Expansion in Houston’s Gay Media Industries, Synoptique 9(2), Special Issue: Porn and its Uses, edited by Rebecca Holt, Darshana Sreedhar Mini and Nikola Stepić, 33-55.

Herron, Adam (2021), Times Square Strip: Queer Memories of New York and Jack deveau’s Hand in Hand Films, Porn Studies 8(3).

Kerr, Darren (2021), “They’re not just there to fuck”: Sensibility, Cultural Provocation and 1970s American Hard Core Pornography, in Xavier Mendik and Julian Petley (eds), Shocking Cinema of the 70s, London and New York: Bloomsbury.

Holt, Rebecca, Darshana Sreedhar Mini and Nikola Stepić (2021) Introduction: Porn and Its Uses, Synoptique 9(2), Special Issue: Porn and its Uses, edited by Rebecca Holt, Darshana Sreedhar Mini and Nikola Stepić, 1-7.

Oeming, Madita (2021), Porn Poacher: Coming Out as an Aca Porn Fan, Synoptique 9(2), Special Issue: Porn and its Uses, edited by Rebecca Holt, Darshana Sreedhar Mini and Nikola Stepić, 247-254.

Smith, Clarissa (2021), Putting Porn Studies (Back) Into Porn Literacy, Synoptique 9(2), Special Issue: Porn and its Uses, edited by Rebecca Holt, Darshana Sreedhar Mini and Nikola Stepić, 160-182.

Stadler, John Paul (2021), Pornographic Altruism, or, How to Have Porn in a Pandemic, Synoptique 9(2), Special Issue: Porn and its Uses, edited by Rebecca Holt, Darshana Sreedhar Mini and Nikola Stepić, 201-216.

Tang, GVGK (2021), Pleasure by Proxy: A Multimedia Essay, in Chandler McWilliams, Dalena Tran, Leslie Foster, Don Elder (eds), FLAT 02: Touch, Los Angeles & Pittsburgh: UCLA Department of Design Media Arts & Carnegie Mellon School of Art.

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