"Disney Princess Culture" to be Discussed by Rutgers-Camden Childhood Studies Scholar

"Disney Princess Culture" to be Discussed by Rutgers-Camden Childhood Studies Scholar

For Immediate Release

CAMDEN Does your daughter want everything princess? A Rutgers University-Camden professor will address the Disney princess culture and its impact on todays young girls during Cappuccino Academy at Barnes & Noble in Marlton at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31.

Dan Cook, an associate professor of childhood studies at Rutgers UniversityCamden is the author of the book The Commoditization of Childhood: The Childrens Clothing Industry and the Rise of the Child Consumer. He researches girl culture, the commercialization of birthday parties; and parent-child relations.

In 2007, Rutgers-Camden welcomed its inaugural class in the nations very first PhD program in childhood studies, which is also the first doctoral program at Rutgers-Camden. The program will enrich professional careers and outcomes in education, higher education, early childhood, childrens literature, research, and public policy. Cook teaches in this innovative Rutgers-Camden program.

This free event will be held at Barnes & Noble, located at 200 West Route 70 in Marlton.

This lecture is part of Cappuccino Academy, a monthly series of free public lectures delivered by members of the Rutgers-Camden community at Barnes & Noble. For more information, call (856) 225-6627.

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