Are you seeing pink? October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month which means pink ribbons and pink everything are showing up everywhere – NFL players sport pink accessories, there are pink cereal boxes on store shelves and pink newspapers in the mailbox. But is that pink can of soup really making . . . → Read More: Oct. 24: I’ll be on NPR Charlotte, “Breast Cancer: Awareness, Activism & Pinkwashing”
I’ll be talking live about #pinkwashing on @AJAMStream Friday Oct. 11 at 7:30EST. Join the conversation using #AJAMStream
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month so you’ve probably noticed more pink products on the shelves as companies promote awareness campaigns. But many businesses are accused of “pinkwashing” – plastering pink on . . . → Read More: Oct. 11: Buying Pink? I’ll be on Al Jazeera’s The Stream 7:30EST to discuss.
When: Tuesday, October 17, 2013 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Where: Human Sciences Bldg. 169
Description: The Women’s Studies Program is delighted to announce we are the recipient of the Sociologist for Women in Society distinguished lecture award for the Fall 2013. Our guest scholar is Dr. Gayle Sulik, M.A., Ph.D, . . . → Read More: Oct. 17: Texas Tech University; Sulik to Speak on Moving Beyond Awareness
When: Tuesday, October 1, 2013 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Where: Center for Women’s Studies Lounge East Hall
Description: Gayle Sulik, Executive Director of Breast Cancer Consortium and author of Pink Ribbon Blues: How Breast Cancer Culture Undermines Women’s Health
Contact: Che J. Hatter
. . . → Read More: Oct. 1: Colgate University WMST Brown Bag – ReThinkPink: Moving Beyond Breast Cancer Awareness
An active and longstanding member of Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS), Barbara Rosenblum, died from breast cancer in 1988. SWS established a scholarship with a bequest from Dr. Rosenblum to encourage doctoral work on women’s cancers, particularly of women’s diverse experiences. If you are working on a dissertation . . . → Read More: Call for Applications – SWS Dissertation Scholarship
I am deeply honored to have received the 2013 Sociologists for Women in Society Distinguished Feminist Lecturer award this year. The SWS Distinguished Lectureship was founded in 1985 as a way of recognizing members whose scholarship employs a feminist perspective, and of making this feminist scholar available to campuses that . . . → Read More: Call for Proposals: Campus Visits for SWS Feminist Lecturer, Gayle Sulik
While many sociologists are committed to and enjoy working within academic institutions, there is an increasing interest in, and need for, scholars to “think outside of the academy” and consider working in applied settings. In part, this is fueled by an economy that makes desirable academic positions less abundant. . . . → Read More: “Thinking Outside the Academy”: Working as an Applied Sociologist
Summary: In this webinar two successful authors of recently published books will pull from their own experiences to offer suggestions and discuss potential barriers for turning a dissertation into a book. Some of the topics that will be addressed include: the crucial differences between the unpublished dissertation and the as-yet-unpublished . . . → Read More: Dissertation to Book Webinar – American Sociological Association
Pink Ribbons, Inc. will be featured on Friday, October 12 at 8 pm as a special presentation of the Colony Film Festival.
Internationally acclaimed and award-winning filmmaker Léa Pool brings her unique signature style to Pink Ribbons, Inc., a feature documentary that looks at the politics of breast cancer philanthropy. . . . → Read More: Sulik discusses the film, Pink Ribbons, Inc.
Given the high volume of readers and content, we’ve moved the Pink Ribbon Blues blog and website to its own domain at pinkribbonblues.org. How will this affect you?
If you have the Pink Ribbon Blues Blog on your blog roll, please update the link from www.gaylesulik.com TO www.pinkribbonblues.org! Otherwise, your . . . → Read More: Pink Ribbon Blues Blog Moves to pinkribbonblues.org