The Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Faculty Seminar

The Women and Gender Studies Program will host the following events as part of its
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Faculty Seminar:

Friday, February 5, 3:00- 4:30 in the Hyer Room, Dallas Hall.

Professor Caroline Brettell, Altschuler Professor of Anthropology and Director of Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute, will offer an informal conversation about her most recently completed book on Gender and Immigration

Thursday, February 25, 3:30-5:00 in the Hyer Room, Dallas Hall 121

 Professor David Doyle, Adjunct Professor of History, Director of the Honors Program, and Assistant Dean of Dedman College, will circulate a book proposal and chapter of his book project, "A World of Friends: Male Same-Sex Culture in Late Nineteenth Century America."

Readings will be available by request from on Monday, February 10

Thursday, March 17, 3:30-5:00 in the Hyer Room, Dallas Hall

Professor Cara Diaconoff, Visiting Professor of English, will introduce and read from her novel, Marian Hall. It is a a historical novel based on the life of Elizabeth Bentley, an American Communist Party member who spied for the Soviet Union during the late 1930s and early '40s.

Thursday, April 21, 3:30-5:00, Dallas Hall, Room 116

Professor Melissa Dowling, Associate Professor of History, will present a lecture entitled "Celibacy and Eroticism in the Worship of Isis in the Ancient World," on the occasion of the 2769th birthday of Rome