Kjerstin Gruys will be giving a book talk on MMOTW for the North Lake Tahoe American Association of University Women (AAUW).
Berkeley Public Library Presents Virgie Tovar's
FAT POSITIVE SUMMER FESTIVAL
A FREE Series to Smash Self-Hate and Celebrate Body Diversity!
On Saturday July 2nd I'll join: Feat. Casey Gilly, Jezebel Delilah X, Baruch Porras-Hernandez, and Irene McCalphin for "Freedom from Fat Shame!: A Reading+Discussion."
Hope to see you there!
Kjerstin Gruys will be delivering the keynote address on "Advancing Diversity in Leadership" for the Ophthalmic Women Leaders (OWL) Signature Event, at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
It's positive body image week at Stanford University! Join me on Monday for a Q&A, Luncheon, and one of my favorite positive body image activities.
“Consumption and Embodiment: Intersections and Identities” Paper Session at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.
Session Organizers: Dana A. Berkowitz, Louisiana State University, Kjerstin Gruys, Stanford University
Presider: Natalie Ingraham, University of California-San Francisco
I'll join Sarai Walker, author of DietLand, and Virgie Tovar, editor of the anthology Hot & Heavy: Fierce Fat Girls on Life, Love & Fashion, to discuss fat positivity, body image, feminism, and more, in relation to Walker's newly-released and radically amazing book, DietLand. (go read it NOW!)
Please note: This is at the 9th Avenue branch of Green Apple Books. Bookstore event link here.