Saturday, May 17, 2008

2004-2005 Programs

9 October 2004
Labor of Love/Labor of the Oppressed? The Complex Nature of Women's Caregiving
"Enslaved Women as Caregivers in the Antebellum Plantation South"
Sharla Fett, History, Occidental College

"Interdependence as Intimacy: Imagining Caregiving and Community in Fiction by Craik, Yonge, and Gaskell"
Martha Stoddard Holmes, Literature and Writing Studies, CSU-San Marcos

"Caregiving and Inequality: American Women Tending Kin, 1850-1940"
Emily Abel, Public Health, UCLA

Moderator: Penny L. Richards, UCLA Center for the Study of Women
29 January 2005
Fighting for the Future: Activist Women in Twentieth-Century California
"Women Citizens and War: Los Angeles Women, Voluntarism, and World War I Mobilization"
Lynn Dumenil, Professor of History, Occidental College

"'We Are Conscientious Mothers': Women's Postwar Activism for Child Care in California"
Natalie Fousekis, Assistant Professor of History, California State University, Fullerton

"El Movimiento and Chicana Feminist Activism in California, 1968-1978."
Dionne Espinoza, Assistant Professor of Chicana/o Studies, California State University, Los Angeles

Moderator: Cheryl Koos, Associate Professor of History, California State University, Los Angeles
16 April 2005
History, Culture, and Politics: Gendering International Human Rights
“The History of International Human Rights”
Ellen DuBois, Professor of History, UCLA

"Human Rights Conventions: Women and Genocide, with Special Reference to Sudan"
Sondra Hale, Professor of Women’s Studies and Anthropology, UCLA

"Speaking Truth to Power: Palestinian Girls Facing the Wall"
Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian, Visiting Scholar, UCLA Center for the Study of Women and UCLA Law School, and Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Criminology/Faculty of Law and School of Social Work and Public Welfare at the Hebrew University - Jerusalem

Moderator: Christine Littleton, Professor of Law and Women’s Studies, UCLA
7 May 2005
Leisurely Pursuits: Women, Popular Culture, and the Twentieth Century
"From Women's Sports and Fitness to Self: Third Wave Feminism and Consumption"
Faye Linda Wachs, Assistant Professor of Psychology/Sociology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

"Driving Change: Women and Fairground Cars in Interwar Britain"
Sandra Dawson, C. Phil., Department of History, University of California, Santa Barbara

"Sirens Win! Gender and Sexuality in Las Vegas"
Elizabeth Adams, Interim Director, Liberal Studies Program, California State University, Northridge

Moderator: Torrie Hester, C. Phil., University of Oregon; Instructor, Department of History, Santa Monica College

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