Roundtable Conversation: "Women of Color and Media (Mis)Representations"

Roundtable Conversation: Women of Color and Media (Mis)Representations
Wednesday, November 5 at 4:30 pm / Campus Center, room 804-08

Join us to reflect and talk about the powerful role of the media; the implications of (mis)representations of women of color across their varied social identities; and the potential for (counter)representations in resistance to stereotypes and for transformative constructions for women of color in different media outlets. Our panelists will present critical perspectives on the topic and will co-create a space for an open dialogue with audience participants. Panelists include:

*Prof. Mari Castaneda, Communication Department, UMass Amherst
*Cassaundra Rodriguez, Ph,D. Student, Sociology Department, UMass Amherst
*Donna Moody, Ph. D. Candidate, Anthropology Department, UMass Amherst
*Prof. Allison Butler, Communication Department, UMass Amherst
*Prof. Karen Y. Morrison, Afro-American Studies, UMass Amherst

Co-sponsored by the Graduate Women's Network (GWN-GSS) with support from the Association of Latin American and Caribbean Students & Friends (ALACS) and the Graduate Students of Color Association (GSCA)

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm