Podcast #167 – Rachel Shteir

This week we interview author and theater arts professor Rachel Shteir, whose latest book, Betty Friedan: Magnificent Disruptor, was published by Yale University Press in September 2023. Friedan was the trendsetting feminist writer and activist. Shteir has written three precious books, Striptease: The Untold History of the Girlie ShowGypsy: the Art of the Tease; and The Steal: A Cultural History of Shoplifting, along with many essays and articles, and she was the founder of the Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism Program at the Theatre School at DePaul University. Rachel Shteir was interviewed by BIO member Jenny Skoog.