Norden delivers plenary at bioethics conference in Rotterdam
Communication professor Marty Norden gave a plenary presentation at the Feminist Approaches to Bioethics (FAB) conference held in Rotterdam, Netherlands, during the last week of June.
His talk dealt with the representation of abortion, birth control and eugenics in the 1916 film, Where Are My Children? A worldwide hit seen by millions in its day, Where Are My Children? was written and directed by the pioneering filmmaker Lois Weber. Norden, who is editing a book on Weber to be published by the University Press of Mississippi, also spoke about the screenwriter-director’s career and its relationship to this film.