NEDIC Shades of Grey Conference
The National Eating Disorder Information Centre’s Third Bi-annual Conference
Body-Image and Self-Esteem: Shades of Grey
May 2 – 3, 2011
89 Chestnut Conference Centre, Toronto, ON
Register now – http://www.nedic.ca/2011ConferenceRegistration.shtml
Lyn Mikel Brown, EdD, author (with Carol Gilligan) of the ground breaking book Meeting at the Crossroads: Women’s Psychology and Girls’ Development; Packaging Girlhood: Rescuing Our Daughters from Marketer’s Schemes and Packaging Boyhood: Saving our boys from superheroes, slackers and other media stereotypes.
Natalie Beausoleil, PhD, co-founder of the Body Image Network, and academic whose research examines youths’ experiences of and meanings of their bodies, health and fitness; and the social production of gender, body, health and illness through popular, medical and scientific discourses
Margo Maine, PhD, FAED, author of The Body Myth: Adult Women and the Pressure to Be Perfect; Father Hunger: Fathers, Daughters and the Pursuit of Thinness; and Body Wars: Making Peace With Women’s Bodies.
Allyson Mitchell, PhD, melds feminism and pop culture to play with contemporary ideas about sexuality, autobiography, and the body.
- Mindfulness and emotional development
- Weight -focused bullying
- Binge – eating: understanding and working with it
- Packaging Girlhood: media and marketing influences on girls
- Body- image issues among adult women
- Social inequities and weight and shape issues
- Disordered eating and substance use/abuse
See the whole program at www.nedic.ca