Baartman to Beyonce: Appealing/Appalling Buttocks in Contemporary Popular Culture
Instructor: Dr. Dionne Stephens, Professor of Psychology, FIU
Dr. Stephens’ research examines socio-historical factors shaping minority populations sexual scripting and sexual health processes with an emphasis on gender and ethnic/ racial identity development. Her research is conducted through the Heath Disparities and Cultural Identities Lab. In an effort to reduce health disparities, Dr. Stephens examines diverse cultural beliefs’ influence on intimate relationships and sexual health decision making in marginalized populations. She has been awarded a Global Health Equity Scholars Fellowship from the NIH and Yale, Berkley, Stanford & FIU Research Consortium, the Carolyn Payton Early Career Award from the American Psychological Association, and the Jessie Bernard Award for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship from the National Council on Family Relations. A recipient of the Blackboard’s Greenhouse Exemplary Online Course Award, Dr. Stephens currently teaches Psychology of Women, Global Psychology, and Applied Lifespan Development among other courses.
Issues in Modern and Contemporary Art and World Culture
Saturdays at 2pm • $5 per class.
Area professors and visual artists will conduct these classes.
Free for members, North Miami residents,
Art teachers may register with Miami Dade County Public Schools for professional development credits. Reading list provided for each lecture: Schedule of topics are listed below.
2/6 • Time
3/5 • Science and technology
4/2 • Handiwork, the place of craft in art today
Call 305.893.6211 to register
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