When:
Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 12:30p -
1:30p

Where:
Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center, Wellesley College, Room 413
106 Central St
Wellesley, MA 02481

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Admission:
FREE

Categories:
Lectures & Conferences, Social Good, University

Event website:
https://www.wcwonline.org/Lunchtime-Seminar/the-politics-of-respectability-a-cross-cultural-examination-of-female-bodies-behaviors

The Politics of Respectability: A Cross-Cultural Examination of Female Bodies & Behaviors


Nov 15 \ 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. \ Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center, Room 413, Wellesley College
Part of the Wellesley Centers for Women Lunchtime Seminar Series


The politics of respectability refers to the ways in which marginalized groups are subjugated to mainstream cultural values by members of their own groups. In this seminar, led by LaShawnda Lindsay-Dennis, Ph.D., participants will examine how respectability politics influence the lived experiences of girls from diverse cultural backgrounds. Participants will engage in a critical discussion about how societal beliefs about notions of femininity, respect, and dignity often polices the bodies and behaviors of girls from marginalized groups.

About the Wellesley Centers for Women Lunchtime Seminar Series:
Seminars are free and open to the public, no RSVP required.
Learn more: wcwonline.org/calendar
Bring your lunch; tea, coffee, and cookies will be provided.
For accessibility questions: disabilityservices@wellesley.edu

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