Amy Best to Present Women and Gender Studies 2010 Scholarly Lecture

Posted: October 23, 2009 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: October 22, 2009 at 4:16 pm

Amy Best

Amy Best

Amy Best, Mason associate professor of sociology, will present “Fast Food Kids, Symbolizing Youth: Food Talk, Body Work and Consumption in Everyday Life” at the Women and Gender Studies Scholarly Lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 4.

Best studies youth, culture and social inequalities. She is the author of the books “Fast Cars, Cool Rides: The Accelerating World of Youth and Their Cars” and “Prom Night: Youth, Schools and Popular Culture.” She is also editor of the book “Representing Youth: Methodological Issues in Critical Youth Studies.”

The lecture will be held in the Johnson Center, Meeting Room G, on the Fairfax Campus. Dinner catered by Temel’s Restaurant begins at 6 p.m.; the lecture begins at 7:15 p.m.

The cost is $20 if attending the dinner; the lecture is free and open to the public.

RSVP by Friday, Oct. 23, to Susan Miller

Please make checks payable to Women and Gender Studies; pay in advance at the Women and Gender Studies Center, Johnson Center, Room 240 K.

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