47.1 Why, Tonya? An Intersectional Examination of Gender Surrounding Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan's Public Fall Out

What:
Student Poster
When:
8:30 AM, Friday 8 Nov 2019 (1 hour 50 minutes)
Where:
Grand Ballroom A/B
Tags:
Arts & Humanities
Discussion:
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This poster presentation analyzes the gender dynamics that exist in the media for former figure skaters Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan. Using an intersectional feminist approach, one can discern that both women face a great deal of sexism regarding class, beauty standards, and a host of other factors.

Participant
Emory & Henry College