|Vol. 17, No. 1||Sept. 4, 1997|
The 1997 public lecture series on research into issues affecting women will be held from 12:20-1:10 p.m., Wednesdays, in Rooms 209/211 of the Trabant University Center.
The first talk on Sept. 10, by Liane Sorenson, women's affairs, is entitled, "A Woman's Place is in the House...and in the Senate: Women and Politics."
On Sept. 17, Grace Adolphsen Brame, lecturer in the graduate religion program at LaSalle University, will present "Evelyn Underhill: A 20th-Century Leader in Spirituality."
The Sept. 24 speaker is Dolores Finger Wright, director of social work at Delaware State University, who will discuss "Women and Social Change: The Hull House Movement."
On Oct. 1, Cheyenne Luzader, adjunct faculty at Wilmington College, will talk about "Women's Spirituality: A Native American Approach."
On Oct. 8, Audrey Helfman, College of Human Resources, Education and Public Policy, will discuss "Women and Leadership: Models and Methods."
Speaking Oct. 15, Stephanie Lyn Strajcher, a UD graduate student in history, will present "Managing 'Bad Girls': The Early 20th-Century Campaign for Women's Prison Reform."
On Oct. 22, Susan McKenna, foreign languages and literatures, will discuss "Emilia Pardo Bazan: A Woman Author in 19th-Century Spain."
Tina Manko, a UD graduate student in history, will talk about "The Doorway to Opportunity: Avon Ladies in the Post-World War II Economy" on Oct. 29.
On Nov. 5, "Microlending: Economic Self-sufficiency for Women" will be presented by Mary Dupont, director of the Women's Center for Economic Options.
On Nov. 12, Katharine Carter Kerrane, University Honors Program, will discuss "Caring for the Wounded and Dying: World War I British Volunteer Nurses."
On Nov. 19, Deborah Auger, College of Human Resources, Education and Public Policy, will present "Devolution and Its Effects on Women and Families."
There is no class Nov. 26.
Classes resume on Dec. 3 with a lecture by Reba Hollingsworth, vice chairperson of the Delaware Heritage Commission, who will discuss "Through My Eyes: An African-American Experience with Segregated and Integrated Education in Delaware."
The lecture series concludes Dec. 10 with "The Training of Women Artists in the Victorian Era," to be presented by Christina Bishop, a University graduate student in art history.
This year's series was coordinated by Elisa Diller, director of the First State Mentor Corps.
For additional information on the series and the speakers, call 831-0883.