In this November 2018 lunchtime seminar led by LaShawnda Lindsay, Ph.D., and Wellesley College student Vei Vei Thomas '21, participants examined how respectability politics influence the lived experiences of girls from diverse cultural backgrounds. Participants also engaged in a critical discussion about how societal beliefs about notions of femininity, respect, and dignity often police the bodies and behaviors of girls from marginalized groups.
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November 15, 2018