Thursday, 8 August 2013
Leading modern feminism expert, Professor Imelda Whelehan, will deliver a public lecture on the future of feminism.
Professor Whelehan's lecture, entitled, "Is the future feminist? Reflections on the return of second wave feminism," will be held in the University of Newcastle's Central Coast campus Lecture Theatre on Tuesday August 27 from 5pm to 7pm.
Entry is free and open to the public. 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).
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