Undergraduate Conference on Gender and the Body
The Undergraduate Conference on Gender and the Body sponsored by Gender, Sexuality, & Women's Studies Program was held on April 2, 2016. Senior Communication major Cassidy Davis (featured right) spoke at the conference about her television research. She presented her paper, "Goofy Fathers and Crazy Mothers: Gender Stereotypes in British and American Family Based Sitcoms." Davis has interviewed 30+ TV professionals, media scholars, and critics to compare/contrast gender tropes on contemporary British and American family sitcoms.
Dr. Meredith Guthrie, Dr. Lester Olson, and Wil Upchurch (featured below) attended keynote speaker, Kate Bornstein's speech "Trans! Just for the Fun of It!"