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susannaI’m professor of Media Studies at University of Turku, Finland. My work has revolved around internet research, affect theory and pornography for the past decade, and more. Recently my interests have been shifting towards materiality, media, sexuality and affect more generally, yet without abandoning porn altogether. I’m currently working on all sorts of book-length projects; one on affect of technological failure, theories of boredom and distraction connected to social media with Michael Petit, another on feminist tactics in social media with Jenny Sundén and yet another on the notion of objectification with a whole group of authors. In addition, I’m brushing up Not Safe for Work: Sex, Humor, and Risk in Social Media together with Kylie Jarrett and Ben Light for MIT Press and Many Splendored Things: Thinking Sex and Play, a solo project for Goldsmiths Press. I love kickboxing and good wine, and can be reached at <suspaa(at)utu.fi>

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