Post-human Affection (MLA 2015)

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David Tenenbaum
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How have the panoply of changes in twentieth and twenty-first century technology and sexual consciousness as well as the development of a "New Materialism" influenced the way that affection is understood, exhibited and expressed?

Topics may include:

Electronic intimacy
Commodity fetishism
Pornogrphic imagination (specifically related to progressively sexualized cultural media)

Please submit abstracts to David Tenenbaum ( by March 15, 2014.