A talk by Prof. Melissa Wright, Penn State University
A talk by Prof. Philippa Levine, University of Texas, as part of the Consortium for Critical Interdisciplinary Studies (CCIS) Critical Inquiry Lab "Gender and Empire"and the Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) Speaker Series 2013
Join leaders from several NGOs to discuss the past and future of the World Conference on Women.
In this talk, Gail Hershatter, a professor of history at UC Santa Cruz, explores changes in the lives of women in rural Shaanxi province during the revolutionary decades of the 1950s and 1960s.
Dr. Karen Seeley examines Barnard College’s response to World War II, including the College’s attempts to mobilize students and the war’s implications for college life.
Anita Hill, professor of social policy, law, and women’s studies at Brandeis University, considers how our definition of the American Dream is tied up in the concept of “home,” and what this means in our current climate of mortgage foreclosures and an ever-widening income gap.