U.S. History

Licentious Gotham: Erotic Publishing and its Prosecution in Nineteenth Century New York

Donna Dennis

About the Program

Donna Dennis, law professor at Rutgers School of Law - Newark, presents a history of obscenity regulation in the United States dating back to its origins in the 19th century.  According to the author the prohibition of obscene publications went hand and hand with the purveyance of erotic publishing.  This event was hosted by Barnes & Noble in New York City.

About the Authors

Donna Dennis

Donna DennisDonna Dennis is a law professor at the Rutgers School of Law - Newark.
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Past Airings

  • Sunday, September 20th at 2am (ET)
  • Saturday, September 19th at 1pm (ET)
  • Sunday, May 10th at 2:15am (ET)
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