Women's Studies Speakers

Beth Frost Poetry Reading Poster

The Women's Studies Program and English Department sponsored Beth Frost, professor at Fordham University and former-Dickinson College English and Women's Studies professor, to do a reading of her own poetry on April 11, 1997 in Memorial Hall.

Date: April 11, 1997
Margaret Starbird Talk Poster

The Women's Studies Program and the Religious Affairs Office sponsored a talk and reading by Margaret Starbird, entitled "Was Jesus Married?" which looked at her book The Woman with the Alabaster Jar: Mary Magdalen and the Holy Grail.  The talk was held on April 2, 1997 in the Hartman Alumni House.

Date: April 2, 1997

A lecture was given by Christopher Simpson on March 25, 1997 in Weiss Center for the Arts about "Comfort Women" who were victims of sexual enslavement during World War II.  The talk accompanied an exhibit in the Trout Gallery on the same subject.  The talk was sponsored by the Sociology, History, and Anthropology Departments, the Women's Studies and International Studies Programs, the Clarke Center, the Commission on the Status of Women, and the Trout Gallery.

Date: March 25, 1997
February Lectures poster

The Women's Studies program sponsored two lectures in February of 1997.  One was given by Kristen Miller, a doctoral student of sociology at the University of Delaware, on lesbian identity, and the other was given by Barbara Ozieblo, a professor of American Literature at the University of Malaga, on feminism in Spain.

Date: February 20 and 24, 1997
Freeman Talk News Release

The Women's Studies Program and the Clarke Center sponsored Jo Freeman, a
noted author, speaker  and political activist, to speak on women's
political issues in a talk titled, "Feminism vs. Family values: Women in
the Democratic and Republican Parties."  The talk took pace in Memorial
Hall on December 4, 1996.

Date: December 4, 1996
Cornelia Kammerer Poster

The departments of Anthropology and Sociology and the Women's Studies Program sponsored a talk by Cornelia Kammerer of Hampshire College on "Hypersexualized Hilltribes in Thai and Western Imagination" in Bosler Hall on November 4, 1996.

Date: November 4, 1996
Dr. Janice Hamlet poster

The Women's Studies Program in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Humanities Council sponsored Dr. Janice Hamlet, Director of Ethnic Studies at Shippensburg University, to come and speak on "the African American Woman's unique struggle in mainstream society," in Memorial Hall on September 19, 1996.

Date: September 19, 1996