Third Annual Sexy SASS

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, don’t try to fight it. Give in to your sentimental side. Come hang out at the Third Annual Sexy SASS and let yourself be swept away by romantic history lectures. The evenings topics include:


BONUS: Stick around when the lectures are through for SASS After Hours. Listen to readings of historic romance novels by professional erotica narrators as you mingle with like minded history nerds and enjoy the Bedford’s yummy bar menu. We can’t promise you’ll meet your soul mate, but let’s be honest, you probably will.

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The History of Peep Shows, Featuring NYC

Angela Serratore, a Sexy SASS veteran, teaches us the history of peep shows. Who knew there’s more to it than just “Lace” in Times Square?!

Old Fashioned Boobs

Camille Burford, host of HGTV’s “Design Wars’ investigates how our perception of boobs and the garments that hold them up has changed throughout the years.

The History of Dying Alone

Cori Carl, the captain of Team Dying Alone, has made it her mission  to relate the history of dying alone to us all. If we’re lucky, she’ll also include tips on how to be the best cat lady you can be.

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We <3 NY Times’ New York Today Section

Mostly because we’ve gotten not one but two shoutouts! 

It’s the closest we’ve come to being in The Grey Lady, and the closest the “United Nations” and “The Society For The Advancement of Social Studies” will ever be. Needless to say, we’re pretty damn stoked.

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Meet a January Speaker, Meredith Worrilow!

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Meredith Worrilow is 100% Nerd. A consumer researcher by trade, she digs fact finding and cultural anthropology—which she believes was triggered by early exposure to the show COPS. When she’s not getting into other people’s heads, she’s busy reading, writing, and doing arithmetic.

Join the lovely Meredith for her lecture “Killer Parties: Funerary Celebrations”, where she’ll gives us a brief history of how mourners throughout the ages have used funerary to celebrate life and cope with death. Plus, raging Romans and crackdowns on electronic parties- all on January 14th at SASS!

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Meet a January Speaker, Mike O’Brien!

Mike O’Brien spends his days writing, ferreting out arcana, delving into the more remote regions of eschatology, and spreading disinformation about marine life via @REALmarinefacts. He knows more than most but less than many about the Ancient World. He pretty much has a BA in Political Science from Hunter College

Come learn more about the Ancient World’s party antics from Mike at SASS Presents: The History of Partying on January 14th!

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Meet a January Speaker, Max Pearl!

Max Pearl is the founder and senior editor of Cluster Mag—which coincidentally just published its Parties Issue. He is also the managing editor of VICE’s electronic music channel, THUMP.

Come party down with Max on January 14th at SASS Presents: The History of Partying! Max will be looking into crackdowns on electronic music dance parties in The Criminalization of Repetitive Beats and the Ongoing War against Bumpin’ Dance Parties.

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