For Immediate Release: March 31, 2006
Contact: Marsha Nishi Mullan
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://220.127.116.11/worldlines.html.