[PAST EVENT] Boswell Lecture Series: "Doll Play Made Me Gay": Barbie's Storied Past

October 23, 2023
5pm - 6:30pm
Ewell Hall, Room 107
221 Jamestown Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
Access & Features
  • Open to the public
Frank's collection of historic barbies.
Frank's collection of historic barbies.

Do you know about Barbie’s storied past? From countless careers to fashion trends, she’s always been with the times. Not only has she been fashion forward but with values. Do you want to learn more about Gay Ken and his “friend” Alan? Come to learn more!  If you can't get enough Barbie after this summer's blockbuster, or even if you are just curious, join Frank New, Independent Scholar and researcher, as he tells us about all things Barbie. The event is sponsored by History, GSWS, and the Boswell Lecture Series. 


Jay Watkins, History Department, [[jwatkins]]