BADWest sends prayers and condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of former BADWest member, R. Dianne Bartlow.
R. Dianne Bartlow was a Professor at California State University, Northridge. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego (2000) in Communication with an emphasis on critical cultural/media studies, gender, race, and discourse, cognition and human interaction. Her research focused on representations of African-American women in popular music, culture, and film, 19th century Black Feminism, pedagogy and diversity, mothering and violence against women. Bartlow has also worked extensively in television production and is a multiple Emmy Award-winning director/writer/producer. She taught courses on Women and Violence, Men and Masculinity, and Women and Entertainment as well as general GWS classes including online classes.
May she in Rest in all her glorious Power. Her Celebration of Life ceremony is September 25, 2022 at 10am.