Tuesday 28.5.

9:30 registration and coffee (Sirkkala lobby, by Janus hall)

10:15 Welcome (Janus)

10:30-11:30 keynote (Janus): Kane Race, Loose Ends: playing the field of digital sex. Chair Susanna Paasonen

12:00-13:00 workshops 1-3

1. (E325, chair: Susanna Paasonen)
Jamie Hakim, The Celebrity Male Nude Leak: the male body and sexual play as value creation in neoliberal times
John Mercer, The Serious Play of Sex: Documenting Practices of ‘Recreational’ MSM Sex Online

2. (E323, chair: Veli-Matti Karhulahti)
Anna-Elena Pääkkölä, Tom of Finland, The Musical as Playful Activism
Katariina Kyrölä, Decolonizing sex through play in Sámi and Two-Spirit online video

3. (E225, chair: Kaisu Hynnä)
Miikka J. Lehtonen, Visualizing pleasure: exploring sensations and meanings of orgasms through visual methods
J.Tuomas Harviainen, Leaving the Swing: Why Non-monogamous Women Leave Group Sex Communities

lunch (on your own)

coffee 14-14:30 (lobby)

14:30-16:00 workshops 4-6

4. (E325, chair: Katariina Kyrölä)
Kristian Møller, The emergence and modulation of chemsex imaginaries on Pornhub and a video conferencing service
Kerryn Drysdale, Crystal-sex in Australia: a case for extending analysis of hook up cultures beyond sex

5. (E323, chair: Daniel Cardoso)
Feona Attwood, Porn, play and pleasure
Paul Byron, Playing for real: Porn research and media literacies
Ingrid Olson, Pornography, Play, and Playfulness in the Nina Hartley Fan Mail Archive

6. (E221)
Veli-Matti Karhulahti & al., Koulu 3 panel

coffee 16-16:30 (lobby)

16:30-18:00 workshops 7-8

7. (E323, chair Mari Pajala )
Caroline Bem, Colourful Cockfights and Good Intentions: The Cute, the Funny, and the Woke in Genital Jousting
Veli-Matti Karhulahti, Sexuality as a Pattern in Videogame Design
Jaakko Suominen, “Daddy Kept Playing Strip Poker After I Had Already Given up” – Finnish Memories of Home Computer Erotica

8. (E221, chair Valo Vähäpassi)
Jenny Sundén, The unsolicited pussy pic
Kath Albury, Playful pedagogies in hookup app culture
Charlie Sarson, Playing it Straight: Being and doing ‘straight-acting’

Conference dinner, 19:00, Restaurant Hügge

Wednesday 29.5.
10:00-11:30 workshops 9-11

9. (E325, chair Caroline Bem)
Johanna Pohtinen, Being kinky in the vanilla world: Fictional narrative as an ethnographic method
Susanne Schotanus, Playing with concepts in BDSM discourse
Jordana Greenblatt, Aerial, Apparatus, Assemblage: Pain, Pleasure, Fetish, and the Circus Body Without Organs

10. (E323, chair Mari Lehto)
Clarissa Smith, I use it every day except Sundays!
Shawn Suyong Yi Jones, From Pleasure to Distraction: The Porn-Viewing Room in Taiwanese and Korean Gay Men’s Saunas
Michaela Lebedíková, Between objectification and agency: the most watched pornographic videos in Czech Republic

11. (E225, chair Daniel Cardoso)
Nita-Helena Taivaloja & J. Tuomas Harviainen, BREAKING FREE – Emancipation and stigma in consensually non-monogamous relationships
Aljosa Puzar, East Asian copulatory vocalizations and/as female sexual play
Victoria Brooks, When is fucking-with too fucking much?

coffee 11:30-12:00 (lobby)

12:00-13:00 keynote (Janus): Katrin Tiidenberg, Fieldnotes from the playground – a love letter to the 2011–2018 Tumblr. Chair Jenny Sundén

lunch (on your own)

14:30-16:00 workshops 12-13

12. (E325, chair Jenny Sundén)
Oliver Carter, Your Choice: The Transnational Trade in Hardcore Pornography
Mari Pajala, Playful performances of sexuality: Monsieur Mosse as a gay celebrity in straight porn magazines in 1980s Finland
Daniel Cardoso, The value of print: Post-porn magazines and artistic difference

13. (E323, chair Katariina Kyrölä)
Ihsan Asman, Monotony, imagination and toys: Playing with and through porn in Turkey
Tanja Sihvonen, “My Games are… Unconventional” – A Literary Cross-examination of Game and BDSM Studies
Maria Ruotsalainen & Tanja Välisalo, “Because he is gay like me (im not joking)” The role of the sexual orientation of playable heroes and professional players in Overwatch fandom

coffee 16-16:30 (lobby)

16:30-17:30  keynote: Tom Apperley, What gamer girl porn has to tell us about toxic masculinity in gamer culture. Chair Veli-Matti Karhulahti

bubbly! (lobby)