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Super Adult Seminar Series Guide

About the Seminar

American Women and the Aging Process

Women's Voices – This presentation will examine five women's perceptions of their own aging process. 

   The topics discussed will include:

  • "Aging Gracefully?"
  • Women as "objects of the gaze" in art history.
  • Cultural variations in perceptions of aging.
  • Changing perceptions of "what is 'older'" in the 20th-21st Centuries.
  • The anti-aging industry and women.

 

Tuesday, September 20th                 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.                            TUC                       Riley


Presenters

Dr. Rebecca L. Riley

Dr. Rebecca L. Riley was named as the fourth president of LSC-Montgomery in May 2015, after serving as interim president since January 2015. She previously served as vice president of instruction at Lone Star College (LSC)-Kingwood. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in fine arts from Texas Tech University. Dr. Riley earned her doctoral degree from Sam Houston State University in higher education leadership. Her research interests include intercultural competence and communication. Dr. Riley’s exhibition record includes more than 200 regional, national and international shows. During her 20-year career at LSC-Kingwood, Dr. Riley has held numerous positions. Beginning as an adjunct instructor of art, she became professor of art and program coordinator, dean, interim vice president of student success and finally VPI. She serves on the boards of the Community Chamber, Humble Area Assistance Ministries and Culture Shapers.

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Anti-Aging Industry on YouTube

The $250 billion anti-aging industry - The Men Who Made Us Spend: Episode 2 Preview - BBC Two

Jacques Peretti visits the global Anti-Aging conference in Las Vegas to explore the products and procedures on display.