Gloria Steinem Documentary Screening

Thu, March 22, 2012 | Painter Hall 4.42

6:30 PM

Center for Women’s and Gender Studies presents:

A Documentary Film Screening about Gloria Steinem

March 22, 2012

Painter Hall 4.42

6:30 PM

Free and everyone is welcome
Panel Discussion follows:

Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez-Associate Professor, Department of Sociology
Joy James, Visiting Professor, Department of African and African Diaspora Studies
Zipporah Wiseman -Professor, School of Law
Sue Heinzelman - CWGS Director and English Professor will moderate

This documentary covers Gloria Steinem's childhood of neglect and deprivation, her pre-feminist life as a journalist in New York City (including her famous expose of the working conditions of the "bunnies" in the Playboy Club), her feminist awakening as she was covering an abortion speak-out in her capacity as a journalist, her founding of Ms. Magazine, and her life as an aging icon of the second wave of feminism.


Sponsored by: Co-sponsored by Inspire, Empowering Texas Women Leaders, (Dis)locating Justice, CWGS’s Nineteenth Annual Emerging Scholarship Conference, and the Feminist Action Project

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