Girls in 1950s Media

Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo MI

Apr 25 2023
Girls in 1950s Media

In 1950s American culture, teenagers were the focus of sustained media attention. A recently defined social category, “the teenager” ignited hopes and fears about changes in America’s political and economic landscapes. Films about teenagers in this period often portrayed them in extreme terms, either as obedient followers of social systems or as juvenile delinquents who threatened an idealized American way of life. Images of teenage girls further reflected American society’s emphasis on

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  • Apr 25, 2023 at 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm (Tue)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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