Gayle Sulik Pink Ribbon Blues 2

November 27, 2010

Part 2:

Dr. Gayle Sulik, author of Pink Ribbon Blues: How Breast Cancer Culture Undermines Women's Health, spoke at Siena College on October 26, 2010.

This book shows how advocacy, publicity, and mass marketing created a culture that transformed breast cancer from an important woman's health problem in need of complicated social and medical solutions, to a popular item for public consumption.

Co-sponsored by the Sociology Department, the Sr. Thea Bowman Center for Women, Women's Studies, The Office of Academic Community Engagement within the Franciscan Center for Service and Advocacy, and Capital Region Action Against Breast Cancer.

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Gayle Sulik Pink Ribbon Blues

November 27, 2010

Part 1:

Dr. Gayle Sulik, author of Pink Ribbon Blues: How Breast Cancer Culture Undermines Women's Health, spoke at Siena College on October 26, 2010.

This book shows how advocacy, publicity, and mass marketing created a culture that transformed breast cancer from an important woman's health problem in need of complicated social and medical solutions, to a popular item for public consumption.

Co-sponsored by the Sociology Department, the Sr. Thea Bowman Center for Women, Women's Studies, The Office of Academic Community Engagement within the Franciscan Center for Service and Advocacy, and Capital Region Action Against Breast Cancer.

Valentine Moghadam on States and Women’s Movements (part 2)

November 23, 2010

Part 2:

Valentine Moghadam, Professor of Sociology and Director of Women's Studies at Purdue University, was a guest speaker for the Engaged Sociologist Symposium series on October 25, 2010. The title of her talk was "States and Women's Movements: Family Law Reform in Iran and Morocco.

Valentine Moghadam is a founding member and past president of the Association for Middle East Women's Studies and a founding contributor to the Journal of Middle East Women's Studies.

Her talk was co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology, Peace Studies, Globalization Studies, The Sr. Thea Bowman Center for Women, Women's Studies, The J. Spencer and Patricia Standish Library, and The Damietta Cross-Cultural Center.

Valentine Moghadam on States and Women’s Movements (part 1)

November 22, 2010

Part 1:

Valentine Moghadam, Professor of Sociology and Director of Women's Studies at Purdue University, was a guest speaker for the Engaged Sociologist Symposium series on October 25, 2010. The title of her talk was "States and Women's Movements: Family Law Reform in Iran and Morocco.

Valentine Moghadam is a founding member and past president of the Association for Middle East Women's Studies and a founding contributor to the Journal of Middle East Women's Studies.

Her talk was co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology, Peace Studies, Globalization Studies, The Sr. Thea Bowman Center for Women, Women's Studies, The J. Spencer and Patricia Standish Library, and The Damietta Cross-Cultural Center.

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