Bring on the Female Super Heroes
Date: 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT April 3 Location: Thayer-Templeton
This session will be facilitated Joe-Barry Gardner who is currently the assistant director of campus living here at Lewis & Clark. This session will count as an elective stamp on your passport.
Why is it so hard to find female superhero merchandise? In this passionate, sparkling talk, media studies scholar (and father of a Star Wars-obsessed daughter) Christopher Bell addresses the alarming lack of female superheroes in the toys and products marketed to kids – and what it means for how we teach them about the world.