Miss Representation: Screening and Panel Discussion
Date: Tuesday, March 26th, 2013
Time: 6:30 pm
Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Bush Memorial - Troy Campus
Sponsored by: Hosted by Russell Sage College in partnership with the Capital District Women's Bar Association, Emma Willard, and the Robert Parker School
Contact: Bonnie Kerr | firstname.lastname@example.org | (518) 244-2306, Helen M. Upton Center for Women's Studies
For more information, visit: http://www.sage.edu/centers/upton/.
Free and open to the public
Part documentary and part call-to-action the "Miss Representation" project explores how the media's misrepresentations of women have led to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence.
The panel will discuss how to build different aspirations for young women – and expectations among their male counterparts – by incorporating change not only in the academic curriculum, but also in the culture of our schools and communities.
PANELISTS: Jennifer Bryan, Psychologist; Lori Caplan, Superintendent, Watervliet City Schools; Penny Perkins, Assistant Professor Of Communications, The Sage Colleges; Susan Scrimshaw, President, The Sage Colleges; and Bob Winchester, Board Member, Niskayuna Board of Education
MODERATED BY: Albany City Court Judge Helena Heath-Roland and Director, Helen M. Upton Center for Women’s Studies, Russell Sage College, Shealeen Meaney
6-6:30 pm Reception | 6:30-8 pm Screening of Miss Representation | 8-9 pm Panel Discussion