Selected Excerpts from the March 1994 Women's Studies Calendar
Tues, March 1 Public Lecture: Deborah Gray White, Department of History at Rutgers University, speaking on "Voices of African American Women: The Problems of Class and Gender."
Tues, March 1 Public Lecture: Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Women's Studies, Hamilton College, speaking on "Gender, Race, and Crosscultural Analysis: Revising Feminist Theory."
Wed, March 16 Public Lecture: Megan Matchinske, UNC English Department, speaking on "Holy Hatred: Gender Apocalypse in the English Civil War." Sponsored by the Association for Women Faculty and Professionals.
Thur, March 17 Public Lecture: Naomi Wolf, author of The Beauty Myth and Fire with Fire: The New Female Power and How it Will Change the 21st Century. Sponsored by the Carolina Union Activities Board; reception following the
talk sponsored by POWER, People Organized for Women's Empowerment and Rights.
Fri, March 18 Public Lecture: Cynthia Enloe, Department of Political Science, Clark University, speaking on "Do Feminists Still Need to Think about Militarism in the Post-Cold War?" Cynthia Enloe is author of Does Khaki Become You
? The Militarization of Women's Lives; Bananas, Beaches and Bases; and Ethnic Soldiers: State security in Divided Societies. Co-sponsored by the UNC Curriculum in Women's Studies and the UNC Political Science Department.
Mon, March 21 Public Lecture: Hanes-Willis Visiting Professor Sara Evans, Professor of History, University of Minnesota, speaking on Legacies of consciousness-Raising," Co-sponsored by the UNC Curriculum in Women Studies and the U
NC Program in Social Theory and Cross-Cultural Studies.
Thur, March 24 Public Lecture: Hanes-Willis Visiting Professor Sara Evans, Professor of History, University of Minnesota, speaking on "Choosing Motherhood: Illegitimacy and Single Motherhood in the Interwar Era," Co-sponsored by
the UNC Curriculum in Women Studies and the UNC Program in Social Theory and Cross-Cultural Studies.
Mon, March 28 Public Lecture: Louise Lamphere, Professor of Anthropology and Acting Director of Women's Studies at the University of New Mexico, speaking on "Rethinking Race, Class and Gender: Hispana and Anglo Mothers in the Labor Force
." Co-sponsored by the UNC Curriculum in Women Studies and the UNC Anthropology Department.
Fri, April 8 Public Lecture: Elizabeth Leonard, Assistant Professor of History at Colby College, speaking on " 'The Little Lady in Pants?' The Several Wars of Dr. Mary Walker (1832-1919)." Mary Edwards Walker was a physician during
the Civil War, an advocate of dress reform and women's rights and a controversial figure throughout her life. Dr. Leonard will discuss some of the many battles prior to, during, and after the Civil War which Mary Walker found herself embroiled in. Co-sp
onsored by the Duke Department of History, the Duke School of Medicine, the UNC Association of Professional Women in Medicine, and the UNC Curriculum in Women's Studies.
Wed, March 16 Showing of the Mexican film "The Secret of Romelia." Three generations of women reflect the spiritual and social differences among traditional Mexico, the period of the Lazaro Cardenas regime, and Mexico today. Based on Rosar
io Castellanos' short story El Viudo Roman. Part of the "Visions of Women in Latin American Film" series, in conjunction with HIST 80, "Women in Latin America." Open to the public.
Wed, March 30 Showing of the Cuban film Portrait of Teresa." Shot in fluid verite style, the film focuses on the stubborn survival of traditions of machismo and sexism in post-revolutionary society. Teresa is a housewife and mother
whose involvement in political and cultural groups incurs the displeasure of her husband. Part of the "Visions of Women in Latin American Film" series, in conjunction with HIST 80, "Women in Latin America." Open to the public.
Fri, March 18 and Sat, March 19 "Women's Options and Actions: Keeping Things Complicated" symposium celebrating the 10th anniversary of Women's Studies at Duke University. Naomi Wolf will speak Friday. Saturday sessions feature:
Sara Evans, Michael Kimmel, Karla Holloway, Cynthia Enloe, and Barbara Ogur.
Fri, March 25 and Sat, March 26 "Women's Studies Graduate Symposium." Keynote Address: Hanes-Willis Visiting Professor Sara Evans, Professor of History, University of Minnesota, speaking on "The Future of Feminist Studies."
Co-sponsored by the UNC Curriculum in Women's Studies and the UNC Feminist Alliance.
Discussion of Feminist Stereotypes. Sponsored by POWER, People Organized for Women's Empowerment and Rights.