Mark S. Bonham Centre for
Sexual Diversity Studies


Sex Salon: Images of Desire

October 25th 2018 at 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

The University of Toronto Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies presents the SEX SALON Speaker Series: Images of Desire

You are cordially invited to the Sex Salon Speaker Series’ first panel of the year on October 25th at 4-5.30PM in UC253! This month’s panelists are scholars in Performance Studies, History, and Cinema Studies and the topics they will discuss include neo-burlesque performance, American silent film, and Mexican gay magazines. The talks promise to be very stimulating, and a short discussion period will follow.

The event is free and open to the public; light refreshments will be provided. See attached poster for more information, and we hope that you will join us!

“Stripping Away Conceptions of the Real: Neo-Burlesque as the Authentic-Inauthentic” By Julia Matias

“Sexual Imagery and National Identity: The Visual Culture of Mexican Gay Magazines in the 1980s ” By Juan Carlos Mezo González

“Lotus Flower’s Colours: Interracial Impossibility and the Toll of the Sea” By Erin Nunoda

Chair: Paolo Frascà

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