Women's Studies Events Planned for Spring 2013
January 15, 2013
Along with the series, there are several other events taking place.
- Panel discussion on Biomedical Ethics and Human Research. Panelists will respond to the scientific and ethical issues raised by Rebecca Skloot's, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Henrietta Lacks was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors. Her cells-taken without her knowledge became the first "immortal" humas cells grown in culture and are still alive today. Panelists: Jill Wightman, PhD; Lori Wiebold, PhD; Nick Stover, PhD; and Samuel McIntyre, MD
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Westlake Hall 130 7:00 pm
- Lecture by: Dr. Donna Lopiano, "40 Years of Title IX: Is There Equity Yet?--Looking Back, Going Forward". Dr. Lopiano is the former chief Executive Officer of the Women's Sports Foundation and was named one of "the 10 Most Powerful Women in Sports" by Fox Sports.
Monday, March 11, 2013
Westlake Hall 130 7:00pm
- Lecture by: Celine Costeau, “On Being a Women in the Field”. Daughter of ocean explorer and filmmaker Jean-Michel Cousteau and granddaughter of the legendary Jacques Cousteau, she is featured in PBS’ successful television series, Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures. Fluent in three languages, Cousteau has collaborated with her father's Ocean Futures Society promoting the educational program, "Ambassadors of the Environment," throughout her travels.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
NEUMILLER HALL 145 Bradley Hall 7:00 pm
- Lecture by: Dr. Mary Wyer, “Women in Science: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion”. Dr. Mary Wyer is Associate Professor in Psychology and Women’s & Gender Studies at North Carolina State University. She has worked with issues related to underrepresented groups in science and engineering since 1984. Her most recent project focuses on developing measures of students’ stereotypes of scientists and engineers. Dr. Wyer has published nine edited collections or special journal issues, three of these developed in collaboration with scientists/engineers and focusing on gender issues in STEM.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Marty Theatre 7:00pm