Dr. Basu will consider the possibilities and limitations of studying spaces of law through her fieldwork in contemporary Kolkata (India), as well as the ways in which feminist legal reform recommendations are transformed in practice.
This lecture is part of the Geography Department Colloquium Series.
Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines traces the fascinating evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, Wonder Women! looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society’s anxieties about women’s liberation.
Wonder Women! goes behind the scenes with Lynda Carter, Lindsay Wagner, comic writers and artists, and real-life superheroines such as Gloria Steinem, Kathleen Hanna and others, who offer an enlightening and entertaining counterpoint to the male-dominated superhero genre.
Mary Anglin, associate professor in UK's Department of Anthropology, discussed the effects of globalization on gender in reference to Appalachian women and Appalachian communities. In order to better understand the region's past and present, studies of women and gender in Appalachia should not be ignored.
Did you know UK has an LGBT outreach center? In this podcast, Gender and Women's Studies junior Allie Huddleston, the co-director of UK's LGBT outreach center the OUTsource, tells us what the OUTsource does and how interested students may get involved. If you would like more information about the OUTsource, you can visit their office in the Student Center.
This podcast was produced by Sam Burchett.