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Thursday, 5 July 2018
Barnard's Inn Hall

Do Romance Novels Reinforce Gender Stereotypes?

Catherine M. Roach

Prof. Catherine Roach considers how contemporary literature is presenting new norms on romance

Watch the full lecture here: https://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/happily-ever-after-the-romance-story

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Catherine is Professor of Gender and Culture Studies in New College at the University of Alabama and spent 2013-14 in residence at the University of Leeds as Fulbright Distinguished Chair.  

She is author of Stripping, Sex, and Popular Culture. Her most recent book is Happily Ever After: The Romance Story in Popular Culture, which won a Silver Medal in the Independent Publisher Book Awards. She publishes romance fiction as Catherine LaRoche.

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