Sharon Patricia Holland
The Erotic Life of Racism
Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2012 (ISBN 978-0822352068)
Reviewed by Ariane Cruz, 2014
Included in the Interstices: Inheriting Women of Color Feminist Philosophy Special Issue, edited by Kristie Dotson

Hypatia 29.1 (2014): 257-261
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Ariane Cruz is an assistant professor in the Department of Women's Studies at the Pennsylvania State University. Her teaching includes classes on feminist visual culture, racialized sexuality, and representations of race, gender, and sexuality. Her research interests include images of black female sexuality, black visuality, and pornography. She is currently working on a manuscript exploring black women, BDSM, and pornography. Her recent publications have appeared in Camera Obscura and The Feminist Porn Book: The Politics of Producing Pleasure (The Feminist Press at CUNY) and Women & Performance (forthcoming).