January Series Calvin College

Jean Kilbourne, Ph.D.

"Killing Us Softly: The Marketing of Alcohol, Tobacco and Diet Products"

Jean Kilbourne, Ph.D. Writer, lecturer, and visiting scholar at Wellesley College, Jean Kilbourne has done more than anyone in the world to raise public awareness about how advertising encourages addictive behaviors among women. Her presentation takes a new look at how the marketing of alcohol, nicotine, and diet products negatively affect women's self image. Dr. Kilbourne was recently featured in The New York Times Magazine as one of the three most popular speakers on college campuses today, and has been named Lecturer of the Year by the National Association for Campus Activities. She is an articulate and entertaining speaker who educates the audience about the dangers of manipulation by the media.


Home People Events Departments

Contact June Hamersma Last revised on 12/03/97 by Judi Tieri.