Updated Thu, May 17, 2012 11:12 am
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, Tom Hodson talks with Ohio University Honors Tutorial College alumna Amy Farrell (class of '85).
Farrell is a professor of American Studies and Women's and Gender Studies at Dickinson College. Her research includes 20th century U.S. culture, U.S. women's history, body politics, and the history of fat stigma.
Farrell's 2011 book Fat Shame received national media attention (including an appearance on The Colbert Report). She is also the author of Yours in Sisterhood: Ms. Magazine and the Promise of Popular Feminism.