Kresge Library

The Women and Gender Studies Program 29th Annual Film Festival

Saturday - March 16, 2013

Noon-4:30 p.m.

Oakland University's Oakland Center, Gold Rooms

About the documentary: This year the festival presents “Bully”, a critically acclaimed documentary film that explores the violence experienced by young people. The film tells the stories of several of these children and explores how we as a society should deal with bullying.

After the film: A lively panel discussion (with Q & A) facilitated by Professor Patricia Wren of Health Sciences. Panel members include: Kevin Epling, parent activist and anti-bullying advocate; Dr. Miroslav Pavle Manovski, independent scholar and music educator for Birmingham Public Schools; Dr. Marlene Seltzer, Director of Beaumont Children's Hospital's anti-bullying program; andBeth Talbert, Communication Program Director and Rochester Community Schools school board president.

Event Sponsors: College of Arts and Sciences, Biological Sciences Department, Department of History, English and Cinema Studies Department, Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work and Criminal Justice Department, Gender and Sexuality Center, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, and School of Health Sciences

For more information contact: Jo Reger, Director, Women and Gender Studies Program: reger@oakland.edu/248-370-2575

More about the film:

Review from The New York Times

Review from NPR

Review from Huffington Post

More on the topic of bullying:

Relevant books, articles, and other materials owned by Kresge Library

SOGI Conference: Stop by the 2013 Michigan SOGI Education Conference at Oakland University. This year’s conference will include full hour concurrent sessions and roundtable discussions focused on meeting the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and intersex students, staff, faculty and administrators. Bullying will be discussed.

 



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