Portrayals of Women in Popular Culture; Kate Lovelady, Leader

Bringing together our monthly theme of the arts with Women’s History Month, this platform address will look at data and ethical issues on representations of women in TV and films. What are some of the reasons for these representations? What messages are sent about gender and gender roles by our popular culture? To what extent should the media show us the world as it is or the world as it “should be” (and according to whom)?