Dr. Robyn Diner
Part time Faculty, Simone de Beauvoir Institute
Friday, November 25, 2005
The Simone de Beauvoir Institute
2170 Bishop ~ MU-101 ~ 1:30 - 3:00pm
Robyn Diner teaches courses such as "Popular Culture and Feminist Theory," "Controversies in Feminism," and "Boys, Dudes Men: Feminism and Masculinities" at the Simone de Beauvoir Institute.
Dinerís current research project is titled: From Blaxploitation Hip to White Trash Chic: Bodies of Humor and Hyperbole in Pop Culture. It features critical insights into the comic glamorization of marginalization by drawing on The Trailer Park Boys, Eminem, Líl Kim, Foxy Brown, Ali G. and Sandra Bernhardt.
Dr. Diner has published articles in journals such as: The Canadian Review of American Studies, thirdspace and Canadian Womenís Studies/ cahiers des Femmes.