Jean Kilbourne is a pioneering activist, speaker, and writer on the issues of gender, advertising, and addiction. She is the creator of the renowned Killing Us Softly: Advertising’s Image of Women film series and the author of the award-winning book Can’t Buy My Love: How Advertising Changes the Way We Think and Feel and So Sexy So Soon: The New Sexualized Childhood and What Parents Can Do to Protect Their Kids (with Diane E. Levin). The New York Times Magazine named her one of the three most popular speakers on US college campuses.
Dr. Kilbourne’s talk is presented as part of the St. Jerome’s Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies 7th Annual Research Symposium.
The Kilbourne Lecture is free and open to the public as well as to all participants.
For more information:
Toni Serafini, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Department Chair
Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies (SMF)
St. Jerome's University in the University of Waterloo
290 Westmount Road, North
Waterloo, ON, Canada, N2L 3G3
Office: SJ1, Room 1013A
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