Feminism in Popular Media: GT Screening of Good Girls Revolt
The pilot episode will be shown on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, in the Clary Theatre in the Student Success Center, beginning at 6:30pm. The closest visitor parking is next to the Georgia Tech Alumni-Faculty House on North Avenue. The screening and panel discussion are open to the public.
The one-hour screening facilitated by Amazon will be followed by a one-hour panel discussion that will feature special guests and will include Georgia Tech faculty Carol Colatrella and Karen Head, current students Kendall Rankin and Raksha Muthukumar, and Georgia Tech alumna Sene Sorrow, Product Management - Digital /Mobile Technologies (independent contractor - Turner).
Amazon's description of the series:
Good Girls Revolt’s main characters are a group of young female researchers -- Jane Hollander (Anna Camp), Patti Robinson (Genevieve Angelson), and Cindy Reston (Erin Darke) -- who recognize they’re being treated unfairly in their jobs at “News of the Week.” As they start to ask for the equality they deserve, their actions bring on unexpected consequences. The pilot episode is inspired by the first female class action lawsuit, which took place in 1970 when 46 women charged Newsweek with discrimination. Lynn Povich was of the ringleaders and chronicled the case in her book The Good Girls Revolt. The series’ pilot also features characters inspired by the book that featured the “real” Nora Ephron and Eleanor Holmes Norton.