Inspirations, Refletions, Connections, Futures: Celebrating 30 Years at the IRW

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Thursday and Friday, April 10 and 11, 2008

Hosted by the Institute for Research on Women

at the Mabel Smith Douglass Library (Thursday, April 10)

and the Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building (Friday, April 11)

Free box lunches will be provided for those who register by Monday, April 7.

Online preregistration encouraged but not required.

THURSDAY, APRIL 10
Mabel Smith Douglass Room, Mabel Smith Douglass Library

4:30 - 6:00             Reception and Historical Exhibit
                               Welcome: Richard L. McCormick, President
                               Barry V. Qualls, Vice President for Undergraduate Education
                               Mary S. Hartman, Director, Institute for Women's Leadership

FRIDAY, APRIL 11
Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building

8:30-8:45               Light breakfast and registration

8:45-9:00               Welcome: Dorothy L. Hodgson, Director, Institute for Research on Women

9:00-10:30             Inspirations

Chair: Bonnie Smith, History and Women's & Gender Studies
Elaine Showalter, Avalon Foundation Professor of the Humanities Emerita and Professor Emerita of English, Princeton University 
Virginia Yans, History
Judith Walkowitz, History, Johns Hopkins University
Respondent: Veena Talwar Oldenburg, History, Baruch College

10:30-11:00           Break

11:00-12:30             Reflections

Chair: Dee Garrison, History (emerita)
Mary Hartman, Institute for Women's Leadership
Carol H. Smith, English (emerita)
Marianne DeKoven, English
Respondent: Kiran Asher, International Development & Social Change, Clark University

12:30-2:00             Lunch

2:00-3:30               Connections

Chair: Mary Hawkesworth, Women's & Gender Studies
Cora Kaplan, English, Queen Mary College/University of London
Ferris Olin, Institute for Women & Art and Margery Somers Foster Center
Nancy Hewitt, History and Women's & Gender Studies
Respondent: Temma Kaplan, History

3:30-4:00               Break

4:00-5:30               Futures

Chair: Dorothy L. Hodgson, IRW and Anthropology
Ethel Brooks, Women's & Gender Studies and Sociology
Robyn Rodriguez, Sociology
Julie Livingston, History

5:30 - 6:30             Reception

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