Looking to History to Understand Feminism in 2017
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 705 , Segment 1
Episode: Understanding Feminism in 2017, Hometown Traditions
- Dec 16, 2017
- 51:18 mins
Guests: Kif Augustine-Adams, JD, Professor, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University; Renata Forste, PhD, Professor, Sociology and Director, Kennedy Center for International Studies, Brigham Young University; Heather Belnap Jensen, Associate Professor of Art History and European Studies, Brigham Young University Merriam-Webster has chosen "feminism" as a 2017 Word of the Year, because apparently a lot of people looked up the definition of "feminism" this year thanks to the Women's March, the #MeToo protests against sexual harassment, the “Wonder Woman” movie, the TV show “The Handmaid's Tale” and even a TV interview where political advisor Kellyanne Conway said she didn't consider herself a feminist. We’re going to save you the trouble of looking the definition up online. We’ve assembled a panel of experts to talk about feminism.