Jennifer Doyle, presenting her paper "Hold It Against Me: Difficulty, Emotion, and David Wojnarowicz" on January 29, 2011 at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. Her presentation was part of the scholarly symposium "Addressing (and Redressing) the Silence: New Scholarship in Sexuality and American Art" which presented papers from 11 scholars in the fields of art, art history, performance art, and social history. This symposium was presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture." Jennifer Doyle is the author of Sex Objects: Art and the Dialectics of Desireand co-editor of Pop Out: Queer Warhol. She has also written the forthcoming Hold It Against Me: Difficulty, Emotion and Contemporary Art.