Tag: Women

The Rhythms & Piecework of African American Womanhood

Deborah King
Jazzy Quilts: Improvisations on Race, Class & Gender While Theorizing Multiple Consciousness
October 18, 1993, 3:30PM, 8417 Social Sciences
Sarah & Her Handmaidens: Race & Class Implications of Surrogacy
October 20, 1993, 3:30PM, 8417 Social Science
Seminar for Students and Faculty
October 21, 1993, 12:20PM, 8108 Social Science
VHS: 10/18/1993 & 10/20/1993

Women's Movements in Europe and North America: Political Challenges and State Responses

Amy Mazur & Dorothy Stetson
"Are Women's Movements Feminist?," Dorothy McBride Stetson
April 1, 2003, 3:30PM, 206 Ingraham
"The Varieties of State Feminism," Amy G. Mazur
April 2, 2003, 3:30PM, 8417 Social Science
Seminar for Students and Faculty
April 3, 2003, 12:20PM, 8108 Social Science

    Amy Mazur is Associate Professor of Political Science and Criminal Justice at Washington State University and co-convener of the Research Network on Gender Politics and the State. Professor Mazur is the author or editor of four books, including Gender Bias and the State and most recently, Theorizing Feminist Policy.  She has published articles in Political Research Quarterly, French Politics and Society, Policy Studies Journal, West European Politics, European Journal of Political Research, and Contemporary French Civilization.  

    Dorothy Stetson is Professor of Political Science at Florida Atlantic University and co-convener of the Research Network on Gender and the State. Professor Stetson’s research interests include women, politics and policy in advanced industrial states. She is the author or co-editor of several books, including Abortion: Public Policy in Comparative Perspective, Comparative State Feminism, and Women’s Rights in the U.S.A.: Policy Debates and Gender Roles.

My Mother's God is Mine: Women's Voices and the Creation of the African American Sacred

Cheryl Gilkes
" My Mother's Song Is Mine: Sacred Musics as Discourses of Psychic Survival"
October 18, 2004, 12:00PM, 6310 Social Sciencess
"A Case Study in Cultural Narrative and Critique: The Music of Shirley Caesar"
October 19, 2004, 12:00PM, 6104 Social Science
Seminar for Students and Faculty
October 20, 2004, 12:05PM, 8108 Social Science

Cheryl Gilkes is John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Professor of Sociology and African American Studies and Director of the African American Studies Program at Colby College. Professor Gilkes’ research interests include African American religious history, race and ethnicity, African-American women, the sociology of religion, and W.E.B Du Bois. She is the author of numerous articles and book chapters and If It Wasn't for the Women: Black Women's Experience and Womanist Culture in Church and Community (2000). Professor Gilkes is also an ordained Baptist minister and serves as an Assistant Pastor (for Special Projects) of the Union Baptist Church (Cambridge, Massachusetts).

Women, Science, and Modernity

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Sandra Harding
Science and Multiple Modernities
Wednesday, April 27 2005, 4:00 pm, 8417 Social Science
Have Women Ever Been Modern? Political and Scientific Issues
Thursday, April 28 2005, 4:00 pm, 8417 Social Science
Seminar for Students and Faculty
Friday, April 29 2005, 9:30 am, 4314 Social Science

Sandra Harding is professor of Education and Women’s Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is a philosopher, and taught for two decades at the University of Delaware before joining UCLA in 1996. At UCLA she directed the UCLA Center for the Study of Women for 5 years, and currently co-edits Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society. She is the author or editor of twelve books and special journal issues, including The Science Question in Feminism (1986), Feminism and Methodology: Social Science Issues (edited, 1987), Whose Science? Whose Knowledge? Thinking From Women’s Lives (1991), The ‘Racial’ Economy of Science: Toward a Democratic Future (edited, 1993), Is Science Multicultural? Postcolonialisms, Feminists, and Epistemologies (1998), Science and Other Cultures: Issues in Philosophies of Science & Technology (edited with Robert Figueroa, 2003), and The Feminist Standpoint Reader: Intellectual and Political Controversies (edited, 2003).