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"Ending Ageism, or How Not to Shoot Old People" with Margaret Morganroth Gullette

When: Sunday, March 15, 2020, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • 2nd fl. • Boston

As people live longer lives, today’s great demotions of older people cut deeper into their self-worth and human relations, beyond the reach of law or public policy. Morganroth Gullette confronts the offenders: the ways people aging past midlife are portrayed in the media, by adult offspring; the aesthetics and politics of representation in photography, film, and theater; and the incitement to commit suicide for those with early signs of “dementia.”

Margaret Morganroth Gullette a Resident Scholar at the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis University, is a cultural critic who calls herself an age critic and theorist. She is a prize-winning writer of nonfiction, an essayist, feminist, and activist. Her contributions to the field of cultural studies of age include five books, the latest of which is “Agewise: Fighting the New Ageism in America” (2017).
 

music by John and Rachel Nicholas / David Dodson

Join us for lunch after the program.

All Programs are held on the second floor in the Lothrop Auditorium.

Small elevator, wheelchair accessible.

CCB is located near the Orange line-Back Bay or the Green line-Copley T Stops.
On Street Parking and at Back Bay Parking Garage, 199 Clarendon Street. Discount Vouchers available for parking in the garage.

Community Church of Boston is located at
565 Boylston Street, 2nd fl., Boston, MA 02116

 

web: www.communitychurchofboston.org;
email: info@communitychurchofboston.org; tel: 617-266-6710

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