“Bridging feminism with children and media: a personal scholarly journey”, with Dafna Lemish

Will take place on September 23rd, at 6 pm, in the Auditorium 2 (Tower B) of the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences of the New University of Lisbon, a lecture “Connecting feminism to children and the media: a personal academic journey” with Dafna Lemish.

Dafna Lemish (Ph.D. The Ohio State University, 1982) is a Distinguished Professor and Associate Dean of programs at the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University, the founding editor of the Journal of Children and Media, and a Fellow of the International Communication Association (ICA).

She is author and editor of numerous books and articles on children, media and gender representations, including recently KakaoTalk and Facebook: Korean American youth constructing hybrid identities (with Jiwoo Park, Rowman & Littlefield, 2019); Fear in front of the screen: Children’s fears, nightmares and thrills (with Maya Götz & Andrea Holler, Rowman & Littlefield, 2019); Beyond the stereotypes: Images of boys and girls and their consequences (co-edited with Maya Götz, Nordicom, 2017); Children, Adolescents, and media: The future of research and action (co-edited with Amy Jordan & Vicky Rideout, Routledge, 2017); Children and media: A global perspective (Wiley, 2015); The Routledge international handbook on children, adolescents and media (edited, Routledge, 2013); Sexy girls, heroes and funny losers (co-edited with Maya Götz, Peter Lang, 2012); and Screening gender on children’s television: The views of producers around the world (Routledge, 2010).

[Posted: 06-09-2019]