On October 20, 2014, Renée Zellweger attended the Elle Women in Hollywood event, her first appearance in the public eye after a long hiatus. She looked different; people do, over time. Most people do; some work very hard to continue to look exactly the same. Zellweger’s face was exhaustively discussed, dissected, and criticized in the… Read more →
Sharrona Pearl is an Assistant Professor of Communication and Core Faculty in Women, Gender, and Sexuality at the University of Pennsylvania. A historian and theorist of the face and body, Pearl is the author of numerous articles, book chapters, and blogs regularly at kveller.com and on other sites. Her most recent book _Face/On: Face Transplants and the Ethics of the Other_ was published by the University of Chicago Press in 2017.