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From Texas Chainsaw Massacre to Scream 1, 2 and 3, the horror film positions female characters both as victims and as survivors. The last person alive in horro films is typically female, what Carol Clover has called the "final girl." Dr. Peter Caster discusses the gender imagery of the horror dile as part of the Center for Woman's Studies celebration of Halloween. Special guest Daphne Gottlieb, author of Final Girl, will also be present.
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Ruth Hatchette McBrayer's Peach Farming Odyssey3/18/2008 12:00:00 PM
Ruth Hatchette McBrayer's Peach Farming Odyssey 2008 03 18 The Center for Women's and Gender Studies continues its "Women In" Lecture Series with a celebration of South Carolina womens' history. Dr. Melissa Walker, a history professor at Converse College,
You are my Everything: Women in Codependent Relationships2/14/2008 1:00:00 PM
The Center for Women's and Gender Studies celebrates Valentine's Day by examining destructive patterns in relationships, as well as suggesting more healthy relationship sytles.
Girlfight: Women in Competition with Each Other1/30/2008 12:00:00 PM
Departing from the widespread fascination with the cultural phenomenon of "mean girls" - usually a shallow stereotype of female aggression - this lecture and discussion will focus on the social and cultural roots of the conflicts between women on the field and the court.
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