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February 2nd, 2012

‘Mad Men’ director visits Cinematheque

Film & Television

Director Jennifer Getzinger (COM ’90) screened an episode of the acclaimed series Mad Men for Cinematheque. An excerpt from the article in the Daily Free Press: As part of COM’s Cinematheque program, Getzinger showed “The Suitcase,” one of two “Mad Men” episodes that earned her nominations from the Director’s Guild of America. Getzinger has worked […]

October 6th, 2011

COM prof’s book challenges gender stereotypes


BU journalism professor Caryl Rivers is a nationally known journalist, columnist, media critic and author of 15 books. Her newest book, The Truth about Girls and Boys: Challenging Toxic Stereotypes about Our Children (Columbia University Press, 2011) is coauthored by Rosalind C. Barnett, a Brandeis University women’s studies researcher, and addresses the widespread belief that […]