"Redefining Girlhood: Teenage Activists & Contemporary Feminisms" | Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
University of Pittsburgh
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"Redefining Girlhood: Teenage Activists & Contemporary Feminisms"

March 22, 2012 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Speaker/Participants: 
Jessica Taft (Sociology, Davidson College)

Women's Studies Program at Carlow, Chatham University, Rachel Carson Institute, Institute for Women in Politics, and Women's Studies Program at University of Pittsburgh

Taft has extensively studied gender, social movements, childhood, globalization, transnational feminist theory, youth cultures, and qualitative research methods.  In addition to her book, she has published articles on teenage girls' conceptions of politics, competing discourses of girl power, peer-driven political socialization processes amongst activist youth, and how U.S. girls' organizations construct the relationships between girls and the public sphere.

Contact: Katie Hogan (kjhogan@carlow.edu)

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