Wed March 31 18:00 - 19:00
Keynote Speech

The Black Erotic Archive

Mireille Miller-Young

University of California, Santa Barbara

Mireille Miller-Young

Mireille Miller-Young is Associate Professor of Feminist Studies at University of California, Santa Barbara, and Non-Resident Fellow at the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University and the Berlin Institute for Cultural Inquiry. Mireille’s widely acclaimed and taught book, A Taste for Brown Sugar: Black Women in Pornography (Duke University Press, 2014) was awarded the Sara A. Whaley Prize for Best Book on Women and Labor by the National Women’s Studies Association and the John Hope Franklin Prize for Best Book by the American Studies Association. Along with Constance Penley, Celine Parreñas Shimizu, and Tristan Taormino, Mireille is a co-editor of The Feminist Porn Book: The Politics of Producing Pleasure, finalist for Lambda Literary’s Anthology of the Year, with translations now published in German and Spanish. She is also lead editor and of the recent volume Black Sexual Economies: Race and Sex in a Culture of Capital.