Lecture: Harry Brod, Asking For It:
The Ethics and Erotics of Sexual Consent
As the reality of sexual violence on college campuses gains national attention, deliberation over the nature of consent continues. California recently passed a law making affirmative consent the standard for adjudicating rape cases on college campuses. Some argue that the affirmative consent model goes too far, others not far enough. Harry Brod, leading figure in masculinity studies, Holocaust studies and gender studies, speaks on affirmative consent.