Academia Goes Burlesque:
on the Queer Impact of the, Popular and Sexual Culture, Berlin May 15-16, 2024
Red Vaughan Tremmel 
Red Vaughan Tremmel is an interdisciplinary scholar and artist whose work explores spaces of play and pleasure as historically significant sites of social struggle and knowledge production. He is particularly interested in the relationship between erotic imaginaries and the politics of intimacy. He is the director and co-producer of the documentary film Exotic World and the Burlesque Revival (2012) and co-creator ofSubjects of Desire: Objects of Resistance, a multimedia installation commissioned for dOCUMENTA(13). Tremmel earned his doctorate in American History and is a professor of gender and sexuality studies at the University of Chicago.