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Beyond Victimization: The Beauty Myth Revisited – Naomi Wolf (Grand Rapids)

Date:
March 14, 2012
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Fountain Street Church
24 Fountain NE
Grand Rapids, MI United States

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Organized by:
GRCC Diversity Learning Center
Phone: 616-234-3390
Email: diversity@grcc.edu

Description:

Join fellow CFI members at GRCC’s Diversity Lecture Series featuring Naomi Wolf speaking on: Beyond Victimization – The Beauty Myth Revisited. Author of seven books, including the New York Times best seller The Beauty Myth, Naomi Wolf focuses on gender equality, pervasive inequities in society and politics, the defense of liberty in America and internationally, and body image.

Parking is available in the GRCC Parking Ramp at the corner of Fountain St. & Bostwick Ave. Parking in the GRCC Ramp is $3.00 with a discount pass. Discount passes are available at the lecture. There is also on-the-street meter parking available.

After the meeting, join us at Vitale’s Restaurant, 834 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids, MI to socialize. View Map

About Naomi Wolf

Author, Social Critic, Political Activist

Author, social critic, and political activist Naomi Wolf raises awareness of the pervasive inequities that exist in society and politics. She encourages people to take charge of their lives, voice their concerns and enact change. In addition to her best-selling books such as The Beauty Myth, she’s a frequent blogger on The Huffington Post and writes cultural commentary for The Guardian, The Washington Post, and Harper’s Bazaar. Her TV appearances include Larry King Live, Meet the Press, The Joyce Behar Show, and The Colbert Report. A graduate of Yale and a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, Wolf was a consultant to Al Gore during his presidential campaign on women’s issues and social policy. She is co-founder of The Woodhull Institute for Ethical Leadership, an organization that teaches leadership to young women, and The American Freedom Campaign, a grass roots democracy movement in the United States whose mission is the defense of the Constitution and the rule of law.