Teaching Sex on Campus

Shira Tarrant, Mitchell Vandewitte, Brianna Plummer, Kelsey Brown, Andreea Tanase #cconteach CatalystCon West - September 28, 2013


  1. There is currently an upsurge in media coverage about professors teaching porn and sexuality in college classrooms. Debates about the merit and legitimacy of these topics — and whether they are worthy of university-level attention — have appeared in the New York Times, The Atlantic, Jezebel, and HuffPost Live. Yet we haven’t heard from the students themselves. This panel brings faculty and students together in discussing what works in the classroom — and what doesn’t. This conversation will provide constructive ideas for responsibly teaching porn literacy, sexual safety, and sexual consent, without creating a media circus in the classroom or presuming to know what students think.