Women and Gender

Fall lecture series to focus on 'Research on Women and Gender'

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1:30 p.m., Sept. 24, 2012--A fall lecture series titled “Research on Women and Gender” is being offered at the University of Delaware.

The lectures, which are part of the course Research on Women (WOMS 299-010), are held from 12:20-1:10 p.m. Wednesdays in 103 Gore Hall. The lectures are open to the public.

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Lectures are scheduled as follows:

  • Sept. 26 – “Chicas y Cacao: Women's Influence in the Consumption and Popularization of Chocolate,” Arielle L’Esperance, graduate student, Department of History.
  • Oct. 3 – “Mildred Loving: The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Woman,” Arica Coleman, Department of Black American Studies.
  • Oct. 10 -- “Cleverly Drawn: Oscar Wilde, Charles Ricketts, and the Art of the Woman’s World,” Petra Clark, graduate student, Department of English.
  • Oct. 17 – “Catheters, Slurs, and Pickup Lines: Professional Intimacy in Hospital Nursing,” Lisa C. Ruchti, departments of Women’s and Gender Studies and Anthropology and Sociology, West Chester University.
  • Oct. 24 and Oct. 31 -- To be announced. 
  • Nov. 7 – “The Look of the Ladies: Women’s Clothing during the American Civil War,” Linda Duffy, undergraduate student, Department of History.
  • Nov. 14 -- “Mad Men and the Feminine Mystique,” Suzanne Cherrin, Department of Women and Gender Studies.
  • Nov. 21 – No lecture, holiday recess.
  • Nov. 28 – To be announced.

The series is sponsored by UD's Department of Women and Gender Studies.

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