Thursday, April 6

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Camille Paglia (canceled)

Event Canceled

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Camille Paglia discusses Free Women, Free Men: Sex, Gender, Feminism

Online pre-sales (ticket + book) now available at this link. $5 Tickets on sale March 14 at 9am. Unable to attend? Order the book(s) or pre-order a signed copy from Harvard Book Store. No Brattle Passes.

This event includes a book signing.

Harvard Book Store welcomes CAMILLE PAGLIA—author of Glittering ImagesBreak, Blow, BurnSexual Personae, and other seminal texts on gender and culture—for her latest work, Free Women, Free Men: Sex, Gender, Feminism.

About Free Women, Free Men

hbs-paglia-bookFrom the fiery intellectual provocateur—and one of our most fearless advocates of gender equality—a brilliant, urgent essay collection that both celebrates modern feminism and challenges us to build an alliance of strong women and strong men.

Ever since the release of her seminal first book, Sexual Personae, Camille Paglia has remained one of feminism’s most outspoken, independent, and searingly intelligent voices. Now, for the first time, her best essays on the subject are gathered together in one concise volume. Whether she’s calling for equal opportunity for American women (years before the founding of the National Organization for Women), championing a more discerning standard of beauty that goes beyond plastic surgery’s quest for eternal youth, lauding the liberating force of rock and roll, or demanding free and unfettered speech on university campuses and beyond, Paglia can always be counted on to get to the heart of matters large and small. At once illuminating, witty, and inspiring, these essays are essential reading that affirm the power of men and women and what we can accomplish together.


Purchase the Book

Featured event books will be for sale at the event for 20% off. Thank you for supporting this author series with your purchases.

Signing Guidelines

Due to limited time in the theater, no posed photos with the author during the signing. Also no flash photography. Thank you.


Camille PagliaCamille Paglia  is the University Professor of Humanities and Media Studies at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. A regular contributor to Salon.com, she is the author of Glittering ImagesBreak, Blow, Burn; Vamps & TrampsSex, Art, and American Culture; and Sexual Personae.

Photo credit: Michael Lionstar