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Thursday, August 29, 2013

The Role of the Lived Body in Social Activism

Dr. Kimberly Field-Springer, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, and her colleague, Dr. Anna Wiederhold, recently published an article in The Journal of Gender Studies, titled: "Embodying imperfect unity: womanhood and synchronicity in antiwar protest." 

The authors explore "the power and constraints of gendered bodies in political activism through a rhetorical analysis of the Lysistrata Project, a global theatrical act of dissent against preemptive war in Iraq."

Click here to read the full article.

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