The Critical Years
2014 Sam and Marilyn Fox Atlas Week
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Griesedieck Complex, Blue Room
Sponsored By: Diversity and Unity Learning Community, Women's and Gender Studies Program
Join the Diversity and Unity Learning Community in a lecture and discussion with Dr. Ina Seethaler of the Women's and Gender Studies Department in a journey through the "Critical Years" of identity development. Engage in the conversation about the unspoken gender norm "education" which influences our gender identity development. Learn from others and share your own opinions on this broad topic. Enjoy snacks and beverages provided by the Diversity and Unity Learning Community. Overall, gain new perspectives and some free food.
Dr. Ina Seethaler has a full-time instructor position in Women's and Gender Studies at SLU. Her main research interests are gender, migration, and ethnicity. She is currently also working on a project related to feminist service-learning. Dr. Seethaler has published about cross-dressing in the fiction of early Japanese immigrants to the U.S. and about a spoof mail-order bride website that fights Asian women's hypersexualization through aggressive humor. She was awarded a dissertation fellowship and a pre-doctoral fellowship at SLU and received the 2013 Walter J. Ong Award as well as the 2011 RMMLA Women's Caucus Award for best feminist paper at their annual conference.