Symposium on Future of Women's Studies to Be Held at Swarthmore

For Immediate Release:  March 31, 2006
Contact:  Marsha Nishi Mullan     
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Symposium on Future of Women's Studies to Be Held at Swarthmore

"Worldlines:  Trajectories in Women's Studies," a symposium on the future of Women's Studies as an academic discipline, will be held at Swarthmore College on Saturday, April 29, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Scheuer Room, Kohlberg Hall.  The symposium is free and open to the public.

Two noted feminist scholars will be the featured speakers at the symposium:  Professors Inderpal Grewal and Jennifer Terry of the Department of Women's Studies, University of California at Irvine.  Grewal is the author of Transnational America: Feminisms, Diasporas, and Neoliberalism (Duke University Press, 2005).  Terry is the author of An American Obsession: Science, Medicine, and Homosexuality in Modern Society (University of Chicago Press, 1999).

For additional information about the symposium, please visit http://130.58.92.127/worldlines.html.