What: Author Courtney E. Martin leads a discussion of her book, Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters-The Frightening New Normalcy of Hating Your Body, nominated for a Books for a Better Life award.
Who: Courtney Martin has spoken about feminism, body image, and youth and political culture at schools across the nation. She has been honored with the Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics, The Joan Cook Scholarship from the Journalism & Women's Symposium, The Setting the Message Straight Award from ChoiceUSA. Courtney currently writes a column on politics and gender for The American Prospect Online.When: Tuesday, February 24, 2009, 7 p.m.
Where: Soda Center, Saint Mary's College of California, 1929 St. Mary's Rd., Moraga.
Free-All are welcome.
Contact: Diane Bianchi at (925) 631-4706 or dbianchi@stmarys,ca.edu