SASS Presents: Sexy History!

MON // FEB 10

The Society for the Advancement of Social Studies (SASS!) is proud to present an evening of lectures designed to both entertain & enlighten. Get ready for all the history you knew but forgot, and all the booze you need to forget it again.

Like that ex that keeps on texting, history is bound to repeat itself and here we are again with our sixth annual Sexy SASS!

This year's theme is "Love Stinks" and features talks on:

Aphrodite's Aromas
Fragrance expert Jessica Murphy will lead us on a journey of olfactory time travel from ancient Egypt to the Victoria Era. We'll sample five smells, and hear legends of the iconic lovers who wore them for romance and seduction.
Ayn Rand: Fountainhead of Love
Historian Kevin Valliere brings us a tale of Ayn Rand, and how her affair with a man 25 years her junior nearly tanked Objectivism twice and was also just icky through and through.
The Worst Break-Ups in History
Think your last break-up was rough? Jennifer Wright, author of It Ended Badly: 13 of the Worst Break-Ups in History is here to story-top you with a history of heartbreak replete with beheadings, uprisings, creepy sex dolls, and celebrity gossip.

Doors 6:30 PM, show 7:00 PM.
Tickets $12 in advance, $15 at the door.
This event is mixed seated and standing room. Seats are first-come, first-served.
No outside food or drink is allowed. See our menu here
REFUND POLICY: Tickets may be refunded up to 24 hours before the event. Within 24 hours we may take exchanges for other events at our discretion. No refunds after the event.

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