Sunday April 16, 2023 @ 4pm EDT: Care, Culture, and Coloniality: Appropriation and Expropriation from the Museum to the Wellness Industry at Making Worlds Bookstore in Philadelphia, PA. Free and open to the public!
Friday April 14, 2023 @ 12:30pm EDT: Marketing Self-Care: From Femtech and Biohacking to Painmoons and Extreme Travel at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. Free and open to the public!
Friday October 14, 2022 @ 7pm EST: Book Discussion on Diagnosing Desire at Georgetown University, Washington, DC. Free, virtual, ASL interpreted, and open to the public! Register for the zoom link here: http://tinyurl.com/aspurgas
VIDEO & AUDIO RECORDINGS OF SELECT PAST EVENTS
March 10, 2022: Diagnosing Desire: Biopolitics and Femininity into the Twenty-First Century author-meets-critics panel / book forum with Laura Carpenter, Theodore Greene, Tey Meadow, and Tom Waidzunas. Eastern Sociological Society Annual Conference, Boston, MA.
November 9, 2021: “Diagnosing Desire: A Book Salon” with Catherine Clune-Taylor, Patrick Grzanka, Angela Jones, Tom Waidzunas, and Jane Ward. Co-sponsored by the Gender & Sexuality Studies Program and the Program in the History of Science, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.
September 1, 2021: “Gendering Desire: Critical Analyses” invited symposium with Rebecca Jordan-Young, Judith Levine, and Stuart Michaels. 25th Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health, Capetown, South Africa.
May 24, 2021: “Diagnosing Desire & Connections to Pain with Sex” Instagram lecture/Q&A session with Hannah Srajer for Tight Lipped IGTV (also available here).
April 15, 2021: “Diagnosing Desire: Biopolitics and Femininity into the Twenty-First Century – a Lecture with Alyson K. Spurgas” for the Natural and Social Sciences Lecture Series at Purchase College, State University of New York (SUNY), Purchase, NY.
March 17, 2021: “Episode 38: Let’s Talk About Sex (Research)” with Rebecca Ortenberg for the “Lady Science” podcast.
February 22, 2021: “Let’s Talk About Diagnosing Desire“ with Felicia Gisondi for the “Sex and Self” podcast.
December 28, 2020: Interview on Diagnosing Desire with Michael O. Johnston for the “New Books in Sociology” podcast on New Books Network.
November 12, 2020: Interview on Diagnosing Desire with Doug Henwood for “Behind the News” on KPFA radio (download the full episode in hi-fi, the interview begins at the 23:00 minute mark).