There is no wrong way to have a body

There is no wrong way to have a body” is the talk that Hanne Blank will give at 11 a.m. on Tues., Oct. 15, in the UC Summers Auditorium.

Blank is the author of Big big love: A sourcebook on sex for people of size and those who love them (available to UWW students and staff from other UW libraries via the free Universal Borrowing service) and Straight: The surprisingly short history of heterosexuality (Andersen Library, 3rd-floor Main Collection, HQ23 .B56 2012).

Cover of Mirror Mirror bookAndersen Library has resources, if you’d like to read more. Search HALCat for books such as Mirror, mirror off the wall: How I learned to love my body by not looking at it for a year (2nd-floor Browsing Books, HQ1219 .G79 2013), Fat shame: Stigma and the fat body in American culture (3rd-floor Main Collection, BF697.5.B63 F37 2011), and Adiós, Barbie: Young women write about body image and identity (3rd-floor Main Collection, BF697.5.B63 A35 1998). Search databases to find articles such as “Fiction, fashion, and function: An introduction to the special issue on gendered body image, Part I” (Sex Roles, 2010, vol.63:no.1/2, pp.1-5) and the conference paper Fatness and social inequality: Perceptions, discrimination, and acceptance (2010 Conference Papers-American Sociological Association, no.983).

Please ask a librarian if you’d like assistance with finding materials.

About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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