Sex in America
2016 Program Tracks
From panel discussions to debates to one-on-one interviews and more, we will explore the following topics in depth.
Pop culture is saturated with in-your-face sexual images, lyrics, and storylines. The art of innuendo is overshadowed by coarse language and over-sharing. We have hook-up apps for singles and marrieds. It only takes a few taps on our always-connected devices to get to an endless array of porn. Yet as mainstream attitudes about sex and relationships are seemingly more casual than ever, precise communication between individuals is increasingly paramount — especially on college campuses. The Free Love of the sixties has morphed to Yes Means Yes in 2015. How did we get here? What has fueled this latest revolution in sexual mores? What are the consequences? And, have we gone too far?