Women Across the Disciplines Symposium

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 8:30am

Two panels of distinguished scholars will explore the significance and transformational potential of the Lisa Unger Baskin Collection. This program is in conjunction with the exhibit "Five Hundred Years of Women's Work: The Lisa Unger Baskin Collection." 8:30 a.m. Registration and light breakfast9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Panel presentationsWelcoming RemarksRanjana Khanna, Director, Franklin Humanities Institute, Duke UniversityPanel One: Teaching with archives and special collections; scholarship informed by teaching; inspiring studentsCourtney Baker, Associate Professor of American Studies, Occidental CollegeTom Robisheaux, Professor of History, Duke UniversityBritt Rusert, Associate Professor, W. E. B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies, University of Massachusetts AmherstModerator: Mandy Cooper, History Department, Duke UniversityPanel Two: Uncovering/discovering contributions of women, transmission of knowledge to support social justiceFiona Brideoake, Literature, American UniversityGenna Miller, Professor of Economics, Duke UniversityModerator: Meggan Farish Cashwell, Departments of History and African and African-American Studies, Duke University

Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
Event Contact
Wooten, Kelly

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