Noted author, sociologist, and adult industry expert Dr. Chauntelle Tibbals will be in Oklahoma City this week as part of her speaking tour for her new book, Exposure: A Sociologist Explores Sex, Society, and Adult Entertainment
. Tibbals will present at the University of Oklahoma campus in Norman, Oklahoma on Wednesday and Thursday, followed by a Thursday appearance at Hustler Hollywood and a Friday appearance at Full Circle Books.
“I’m looking forward to meeting students and members of academic community of the University of Oklahoma,” said Dr. Chauntelle. “It’s my first time at the campus, so I’m very excited about the opportunity to share excerpts from the book and my thoughts on the impact of the adult industry in our culture.”
Exposure: A Sociologist Explores Sex, Society, and Adult Entertainment offers readers an insightful look at the business and personalities behind the porn industry, while exposing the myths and misconceptions surrounding adult entertainment.
Dr. Chauntelle follows her campus appearances with a visit to Hustler Hollywood in Oklahoma City at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 1, where she will host a book reading and question-and-answer session for all attendees.
The following day, Dr. Chauntelle will host a book signing and reading from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Friday, October 2 at Full Circle Books in Oklahoma City. She will read passages from her book and lead a question and answer session.
Media wishing to attend any of the events may email Press@ChauntelleTibbals.com for more information. Review copies of Exposure are also available to media.
Exposure is a compelling first-hand narrative with a no-holds barred testimonial challenging existing stereotypes about sex and adult entertainment from the perspective of one of its foremost experts. She recounts humorous personal tales at her first adult industry trade convention, reflects on being an AVN Awards judge, and discusses her struggles as a scholar interested in learning more about adult entertainment.
To read testimonials and reviews about Exposure, click here.
Dedicated to evaluating and understanding the world’s diversifying roles of gender, sexuality, and sex work, as well as unbiased studies of the functioning of the social world, Chauntelle Tibbals, Ph.D., is one of the premier experts on adult entertainment and its effects on society. From writing riveting columns examining the value of porn as art on Uproxx.com, to debunking myths surrounding men adult film stars on MensHealth.com, and writing about porn star “bromances” on Playboy.com, Dr. Chauntelle works to enhance understanding of unconventional communities in the general public.
Retailers and stores interested in ordering copies of Exposure may contact GreenLeaf Book Group Distribution Account Executive Yolanda Barton at YBarton@GreenLeafBookGroup.com or (512) 891-6100.
About Dr. Chauntelle:
Sociologist Chauntelle Tibbals, Ph.D. studies human interaction in and with society, making sense of the patterns and processes she sees occurring in social behavior. Dr. Chauntelle’s scholarly focus includes studies in gender, sexualities, work & organizations, media & new media, popular culture, and qualitative research methods. Her research over the past decade has centered on an extremely varied and volatile topic: the socio-cultural significance of adult content and adult content production. Through understanding both the scholarly/theoretical and real-world sides of the adult entertainment business, her work sheds a fresh critical light on a very influential and highly stigmatized component of our contemporary culture. Dr. Tibbals’ research has been published in numerous scholarly journals including Sexualities, Gender Work & Organization, Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, and Stanford Law and Policy Review and is featured in W.W. Norton’s The Real World (4th ed, 2014). She is quoted and cited extensively by cultural and news media outlets including CNN, NBC News, Business Insider, ABC-Univision, BloombergTV, Huffington Post, Jezebel, Slate, Time Magazine, and KPCC (NPR). For more information, visit her official website, http://ChauntelleTibbals.com, or follow her on Twitter at http://Twitter.com/DrChauntelle, and on Facebook at http://facebook.com/DrChauntelle.
About Hustler Hollywood:
Hustler Hollywood is the go-to destination for a sophisticated shopping experience designed for the sexually curious and contemporary thinkers. We offer a vast selection of products that is unparalleled, including high quality toys, novelties, apparel, lingerie, shoes, bath & body, sensual care, accessories and more. Everything Hustler Hollywood does stems from these three, powerful words. Smart. Sexy. Unapologetic. These three words represent what the HUSTLER HOLLYWOOD brand and lifestyle is all about. For more, Hustler Hollywood visit www.HustlerHollywood.com.
About Full Circle Books:
Full Circle Bookstore is the largest independent bookstore in Oklahoma. For more than 30 years, it has been dedicated to helping its customers find the books they have been looking for. Full Circle Books carries more than 60,000 new titles in stock featuring every genre imaginable. Full Circle Books is on the Web at www.FullCircleBooks.com.