WOMEN AND POPULAR CULTURE:
OF SOCIAL JUSTICE, SEXUAL POLITICS AND THE STATUS QUO
CONFERENCE AT SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, THURSDAY-SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21-23, 2010
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: BEVERLY GUY-SHEFTALL (SPELMAN COLLEGE), PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL WOMEN'S STUDIES ASSOCIATION, ANNA JULIA COOPER PROFESSOR OF WOMEN'S STUDIES
The past decade has seen considerable changes in the spaces women occupy in American culture, including an increase in the number of women with major roles in politics and in the media. Indeed, women's engagements with social media have opened up new opportunities for grassroots activism and the creation of more distributed communities.