September 18, 2016 – September 22, 2016 Unit One/Allen Hall Guest in Residence: Tristan Taormino is an award-winning author, columnist, editor, sex educator, and adult filmmaker. She has lectured at over seventy-five colleges and universities on sex education, gender and sexuality, gay and lesbian issues, pornography, and feminism. She is the author of eight books and editor of twenty-five anthologies, and for nearly ten years was a columnist for The Village Voice. Taormino and her work have been featured in hundreds of publications including O: The Oprah Magazine, The New York Times, Redbook, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Entertainment Weekly, Details, New York Magazine, and Men's Health.
2016-2017 Unit One/Allen Hall Guests-in-Residence: The Unit One/Allen Hall Guest-in-Residence Program consists of a series of visiting guests who have a diverse range of professions and interests. Guests live in Allen Hall, interacting with residents and the public in a variety of programs, performances, workshops, and informal discussions. Guests typically give introductory presentations on the first evening of their residency and hold nightly events thereafter in Allen Hall, 1005 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana.
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