Public Lecture, Is the future Feminist?

Is the Future Feminist?

Start Date Tuesday, 27 August 2013, 05:00 pm
End Date Tuesday, 27 August 2013, 07:00 pm
Description

IS THE FUTURE FEMINIST?
Reflections on the Return of Second Wave Feminism

Professor Imelda Whelehan 

University of Tasmania

Professor Imelda Whelehan is Research Professor in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Tasmania and recognised for her research in the fields of women's writing, feminism, popular culture and literary adaptations. She is the author of Modern Feminist Thought (1995), Overloaded: Popular Culture and the Future of Feminism (2000), Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones's Diary: A Reader's Guide (2002) and The Feminist Bestseller (2005). She is co-author of Fifty Key Concepts in Gender Studies (with Jane Pilcher, 2004) and Screen Adaptation: Impure Cinema (with Deborah Cartmell, 2010) and she co-edited (with Deborah Cartmell) Adaptations: From Text to Screen, Screen to Text (1999) and The Cambridge Companion to Literature on Screen (2007). She is co-editor of the journal Adaptation (OUP) and Associate Editor of Contemporary Women's Writing (OUP).

This event is free and open to the public

Location Central Coast Campus, Ourimbah, Lecture Theatre O_LT1
Contact lyn.hunter@newcastle.edu.au
RSVP 2013-08-23