Wednesday, February 4, 2009

March 14: Our 25th Anniversary Event!

On March 14, the Huntington Women's Studies Seminars will mark a milestone--25 years of programs bringing quality humanities scholarship on women to a diverse and discerning audience. Join us for a special all-day program (details below), and a lunchtime reception.

Where Are We Now:
A Discussion on the Impact of Feminism on Women's Studies

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Inderpal Grewal, Women's Studies, University of California, Irvine
Dianne Bartlow, Gender and Women's Studies, California State University, Northridge
Gail Livings, Social Science, Santa Monica College

Ricky Manoff, Gender and Women's Studies, California State University, Northridge

Reflections on Women’s History: Looking Back, Looking Forward

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Mary Beth Norton, Mary Donlon Alger Professor of American History, Cornell University, and Los Angeles Times Distinguished Fellow, The Huntington Library

Karen Offen, Senior Scholar, Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University

Vicki Ruiz, Professor of History and Chicano Latino Studies, and Dean, School of Humanities, University of California, Irvine

Kendahl Radcliffe, Assistant Professor, Afro-Ethnic Studies, California State University, Fullerton

Women Changing the Face of the Middle East
Saturday, March 14, 2009
1:30pm--3:30 pm

Keynote Speaker: Nayereh Tohidi
Chair, Gender and Women’s Studies, California State University, Northridge
The Women’s Movement and Democracy in Iran: A Comparative Perspective

The Case of Syria
Anne Bennett
Assistant Professor of Anthropology, California State University, San Bernardino

Women’s Self-representation and Use of Media in Turkey
Ece Algan
Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, California State University, San Bernardino

Transcending the Obstacles: Women in Saudi Arabia
Ferial Masry
Author, Running for all the Right Reasons: A Saudi-born Woman’s Pursuit of Democracy

Moderator: Wendy Smith
Member, Huntington Library Women’s Studies Seminars Steering Committee
Associate Professor of English, California State University, San Bernardino

Sue Castagnetto contributed a great deal to organizing this panel. Thanks Sue!