|Vol. 17, No. 19||Feb. 12, 1998|
The " Research on Race, Ethnicity, and Culture" lecture series will be presented through May, and lectures will be held from 12:20-1:10 p.m., Wednesdays, in Room 010 of the Trabant University Center, except for the April 22 session which will meet in the Rodney Room of the Perkins Student Center. There is no lecture on April 8 when the University is on spring break.
Free and open to the public, those attending may bring their lunch. The lectures also can be taken for one credit course in women's studies or in the Black American Studies Program.
Barbara Curry, educational development, will deliver the first lecture on Feb. 18 on the topic, "Sweet Words So Brave: The Story of African American Literature."
On Feb. 25, Bahira Sherif, individual and family studies, will answer the question, "Why do Muslim Women Veil?"
"Black Women in Delaware's History" is the topic for March 4, presented by Carol Hoffecker, Richards Professor of History, and Annette Woolard, Historical Society of Delaware.
Leslie Goldstein, Unidel Professor of Political Science and International Relations, will speak on March 11 on "The Supreme Court and Affirmative Action."
"Gender Practice: Adolescent Boys in Medieval Islam" is the topic on March 18, presented by Megan Reid, Princeton University.
On March 23, Roger Horowitz, Hagley Museum and Library, will present "I'se Still Climbin': Narratives of Identity and Resistance by African-American Workers."
Philip Goldstein, University Parallel Program, will speak on April 1 on "Critical Realism or Black Modernism? The Reception of Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God."
"Women and Their Travel Journals in Early Modern Japan" is the topic of Lawrence Marceau, foreign languages and literatures scheduled for April 15.
On April 22, James M. Jones, psychology, will discuss "What is the Continuing Significance of Race?" This lecture will be held in the Perkin Student Center.
Mara Dodge, criminal justice and sociology, will speak on April 29 on "Reforming Wayward Women at the Illinois State Reformatory for Women, 1930-1970."
On May 6, Gerald Figal, history, will speak on "A Female Gaze in Japanese Comics and Popular Culture?"
The series concludes on May 13 with Laura Salsini, foreign languages and literatures, speaking on "Italian-American Cinema: From Mafia Dons to Italian Moms."
For more information on the series, call 831-8474.