Screen Shot 2015-09-15 at 12.40.23 PMI have been featured on a range of programs from To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbé, NPR’s Marketplace, The TakeawayAirTalk with Larry Mantle, Styrk multi-channel news platform, Channel NewsAsia, CBS Philly, and the documentary short film The Sixty-Six Percent.


To the Contrary (PBS)

Fashioning Fat: Prof. Amanda Czerniawski went undercover as a plus-size model to study the industry through the lens of a sociologist. Begins at 19:20

Styrk (video)

Watch here: A Look At The Fashion Industry And Plus Sized Modeling

The Sixty-Six Percent (film)

The Sixty-Six Percent is about women in the U.S. – the overwhelming majority of which are overweight (66%) according to the CDC, thus considered “plus-size” by the fashion industry, yet are treated as the minority in women’s wear. The film explores the annual event, Full-Figured Fashion Week, which seeks to counteract the normative behavior that has … Continue reading The Sixty-Six Percent (film)

Gender & Society (podcast)

Author Amanda Czerniawski discusses her book Fashioning Fat: Inside Plus-Size Modeling, which was reviewed by Kjerstin Gruys in Gender & Society. Listen here: Gender & Society podcast on Fashioning Fat


Reconnect with Temple’s acclaimed faculty to hear their perspectives on current events, celebrate important research accomplishments, and discover cutting-edge programs taking place at Temple. Featured Video: Inside the World of Plus-Size Modeling Dr. Amanda Czerniawski

M or F (film)

M or F is a documentary that promotes the visibility of trans men and women, as well as those outside the gender binary. The terms “gender” and “sex” are pulled into question, as they are redefined through the words of the individuals within this community. This piece addresses barriers put into place by this narrow … Continue reading M or F (film)

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