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Consuming Cultures

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Consuming Cultures blog by Marilyn Morgan

Consuming Cultures is a blog created by Marilyn Morgan with numerous well-researched articles that delve into the history of swimwear, swimming, and advertising in America.

Marilyn Morgan[edit]

Morgan is a swimmer, writer, researcher, an innovative project manager, an archivist, and a specialist in gender issues. She is the Manuscript Processing Archivist at the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women at that Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.

Specialization[edit]

Morgan focuses on inspiring, supporting, and disseminating academic research, especially related to women’s issues in popular culture. Her research investigates 20th-century and contemporary American history, popular culture, and material culture, especially advertising; consumerism; marketing to women; socially constructed gender roles; cultural aesthetics and beauty pageants; cosmetics; women and sport, media treatment of women athletes; youth culture; body image; dieting; gendering of sport; women’s swimming; eroticization of women athletes; and beach culture.

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