hi all, just posting to inform people of a talk/q&a session (hosted by SGA) that will be held tonight with Jessica Valenti. Here’s the info:
She will be speaking in Dalton 300 at 7:30 pm with a question & answer session after.
Founder and executive editor of Feministing , author of “He’s a Stud and She’s a Slut and 49 Other Double Standards Every Woman Should Know,” “Full Frontal Feminism,” “Yes Means Yes,” and the just released “Purity Myth” — Valenti will be speaking on her work online, young feminism, and her most recent book.
For more information on Jessica Valenti and her work go to;
Jessica’s bio at Feministing.com:
Jessica on the Colbert Report : http://www.comedycentral.com/videos/index.jhtml?videoId=88092
Or read the introduction to “The Purity Myth”: http://www.feministing.com/purity_intro.pdf
On another note. This is not really relevant in any way but… did anyone else hear the news about Natasha Richardson’s death yesterday? She played Offred in the 1990 film version of The Handmaid’s Tale.