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​Join Rachel Shteir, The Theatre School's head of Dramaturgy and Criticism, and College of Communication faculty member Carolyn Bronstein in a conversation about Shteir's latest book, Betty Friedan: Magnificent Disrupter (Yale Jewish Lives/Yale University Press). 

Wednesday, Sept. 27th | 6p-7:30p 
Room 414 | Arts and Letters, 2315 N. Kenmore Ave​.

Signed books will be available for purchase after the reading. 

Betty Friedan (1921-2006) wrote The Feminine Mystique and co-founded the National Organization for Women. She fought for many other issues and organizations in women's justice. ​

Rachel Shteir's Betty Friedan: Magnificent Disrupter (Yale Jewish Lives/Yale University Press) is the first comprehensive biography of Friedan in over 20 years. Rachel is the author of three previous books and many articles, essays, and reviews for magazines and newspapers including The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. She is the founder and head of the Dramaturgy and Criticism Program at the Theatre School at DePaul University.

Carolyn Bronstein is the Vincent de Paul Professor of Communication and Media Studies in the College of Communication, DePaul University. Her books include Battling Pornography: The American Feminist Anti-Pornography Movement, 1976-1986 and Porno Chic and the Sex Wars: American Sexual Representation in the 1970s. 

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