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Scholars Day 2005, Wednesday, April 13

Societal Roles of Women In Hollywood Films

This presentation will look at how women's roles in society are presented through the use of various Hollywood films. By using film clips and film terminology, this presentation will allow the audience to enhance their viewing, not just of women's roles in film, but in viewing film overall. By viewing the films we see through Hollywood's lens, we can better understand the ways Hollywood reflects how we view each other. The films that will be discussed are as follows: Sister Act, The Wizard of Oz, and The Thorn Birds.

Presenter: Tara Buckley (Undergraduate Student)
Topic: Film Studies
Location: 107 Edwards
Time: 1:15 pm (Session III)