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Special Series on Aging

In the summer semester 2010 the Center for Inter-American Studies organized a lecture series focussing on the topic of Aging. Lecturers, among others, included renowned aging scholar Tom Cole and cultural critic Margaret Morganroth Gullette.


  • Mario E. Tapia, Latino Center on Aging, USA - The Graying of Latin Americans
  • Aagje Swinnen, Maastricht University, the Netherlands - Never Too Old to Rebel - Two Old Ladies (Twee oude vrouwtjes) by Toon Tellegen
  • Deborah Chambers, Newcastle University, UK - Media Representations of Ageing Femininity in Celebrity Culture
  • Margaret Morganroth Gullette, independent scholar, USA - Toward and Agewise America
  • Emma Dominguez Rué, University of Leida, Spain - True Ladies and Real Women: Ageing and the Cult of True Womanhood in Ellen Glasgow's Fiction
  • Tom Cole, University of Texas - Houston, USA - The Dirty Old Man: Philip Roth and Aging in Contemporary American Culture


Detailed information about the lectures can be found >>here<<.



Center for Inter-American Studies
Merangasse 18/II 8010 Graz, Austria
Phone:+43 (0)316 380 - 8213
Fax:+43 (0)316 380 - 9767

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

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