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Freedom from Sexual Violence

Event: Pornography: Normalizing the Relationship Between Violence and Sex

Mar
16

This presentation will be a candid discussion about what mainstream pornography teaches us about sex, violence, and sexual violence and what we can do as professionals to mitigate the impact.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe current trends in mainstream pornography.
  2. Identify pornography’s role in rape culture.
  3. Deconstruct the latest research on the impact of pornography on attitudes and behaviors.
  4. Explain the impact of pornography on children and teens.
  5. Assess the role of pornography in advocacy and prevention of sexual violence.
  6. Address how to develop and sustain this important conversation.

Presenter bio:

Amber Morczek is a PhD Candidate at Washington State University in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology. Amber’s research on sexual violence, rape culture, and pornography has been published in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Family & Intimate Partner Violence Quarterly, the International Journal of Cyber Criminology, Sexuality & Culture, and three previous issues of The Sexual Assault Report. In 2016, she won several awards at Washington State University, including the Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Service Award, the President’s Award for Leadership, the Outstanding Student Award, as well as the Greenwell Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in the Social Sciences and Humanities. Most recently in 2017, she is to be recognized by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences as a Doctoral Fellow. 

Register for this informative webinar here!