Events

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January 2018

Wednesday, January 17, 5 - 8 pm
Artist's Lecture & Reception
Join us at 5 pm for a lecture with Clarity Haynes, reception to follow. 

Tuesday, January 30, 12:30 - 2 pm 
Exercises for the Quiet Eye WSRC Scholar, art historian and museum educator, Annie Storr will lead art experiencing exercises through the Kniznick Gallery exhibition Clarity Haynes | Baba Na Gig. Storr developed Exercises for the Quiet Eye (EQE) to encourage patient reflection, appreciation, and an attempt to avoid the rush to understand, or determine a set interpretation for what we see.

February 2018

Friday, February 16, 12:30 - 2 pm 
Our Bodies, Ourselves 2018 In conjunction with the exhibition Clarity Haynes | Baba Na Gig, Founding Co-Authors  of "Our Bodies, Ourselves" Judy Norsigian and WSRC Scholar Paula Doress-Worters will discuss the present-day mission of OBOS and the history of the radical feminist text on women’s bodies and health, first published in 1970 as “Women and Their Bodies; A Course." Today the organization Our Bodies, Ourselves maintains a website, with the most recent print edition published in 2011. Bring your edition of “Our Bodies, Ourselves” for a discussion and book-signing. 

UPCOMING SPRING LECTURES 2018

January 2018

January 31, 2018, 4-6pm Holocaust Research Study Group: Grappling With Holocaust Memories in the 21st Century

February 2018

February 6, 2018, 12.30-2.30pm Film Study Group Open Film Class: Strangers in Good Company (1990, 100 mins)

February 8, 2018, 5-6.30pm Karen V. Hansen, WSRC Director: Staking a Claim: Comparative Perspectives on Gender and Landownership

February 13, 2018, 12.30-2pm Rebecca Morgan Frank, Poet in Residence and Heather Treseler, WSRC Scholar: Poetry Reading

March 2018

March 4, 2018, 3-5pm Women and Music Mix: Third Annual Alfredo and Demitra DiLuzio Concert at Slosberg Music Center: Special Tribute Concert Honoring WSRC Scholar and Composer Ruth Lomon

March 6, 2018, 12.30-2pm Film Study Group Open Film Class: "Tupperware!" (2004, 63 mins) Director and WSRC Scholar Laurie Kahn will lead the post-film discussion.

March 6, 2018, 5-6.30pm Sarah Lamb, Professor: Being Single in India: Gendered Identities, Class Mobilities and Personhoods in Flux

March 8, 2018, 12.30-2pm Annie V.F. Storr, WSRC Scholar and Mary Ann Stankiewics, Professor: Pioneers of Professional Art Education a Century Ago: Pioneering the History of the Field Today

March 15, 2018, 12.30-2pm Ellen Rosen, WSRC Scholar: More of Frances Perkins: The Civil Service Commission

March 20, 2018, 12.30-2pm Lora Brody, WSRC Scholar with Panel: Per the Reunion Project: A Community View

March 22, 2018, 12.30-2pm Liane Curtis, WSRC Scholar: Why Amy Beach Matters

March 27, 2018, 12.30-2pm Film Study Group Open Film Class: "Raise the Roof" (2016, 85 mins) Screenwriter Cary Wolinsky will be present.

March 29, 2018, 9.30-3pm WSRC New Scholars 2017-18: Second Annual WSRC New Scholars' Symposium, 2017-18

April 2018

April 10, 2018, 12.30-2pm Robin A. Robinson, WSRC Scholar: Trafficked Young Women in Colonial America: A Psycho-Legal Hypothesis

April 12, 2018, 12.30-2pm Dana Maiben, WSRC Scholar: Memory, Invention, Witness: Excerpts from Works in Process/Working Process

April 12, 2018, 5-6.30pm Susan Wilson, WSRC Scholar: Women and Children First: The Remarkable Life of Dr. Susan Dimock

April 17, 2018, 12.30-2pm Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts/Creativity Week Panel: Creativity and Publishing

April 24, 2018, 12.30-2pm Eric Silverman, WSRC Scholar: On the Rhode to Equality: Achievements and Striggles of Rhodes Scholar Women

May 2018

May 1, 2018, 12.30-2pm Susan Eisenberg, WSRC Scholar: Twin Book Launch! "We'll Call You If We Need You" (nonfiction) and "Stanley's Girl" (poetry)

May 8, 2018, 5-6.30pm Angela Shpolberg, WSRC Scholar: Between Eisenstein and Sinclair: HWL Dana and the Adventure of iQUE VIVA MEXICO!

May 10, 2018, 12.30-2pm Joyce Antler, Professor Emerita: Jewish Radical Feminism: Voices from the Women's Liberation Movement