Workshop with Peter Hegarty

Date: November 14

Time: 10-12am

Place: Besprechungsraum 02.102, Obama Institute, Philo II, Jakob-Welder-Weg 20

Women’s and men’s magazines often feature in psychological research that parses the influence of these media on readers’ attitudes towards sexuality and gender.

Guest: Professor Peter Hegarty studied in Ireland and the USA prior to settling in the UK in 2002. He currently co-directs the Open Psychology Research Centre at the Open University UK. He is the co-author/author of 140 books, articles and book chapters in psychology, history, sexuality and gender studies, and linguistics, among them research on lads’ magazines and sexism.