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Women Across the Disciplines Symposium

Women Across the Disciplines Symposium

Two panels of distinguished scholars will explore the significance and transformational potential of the Lisa Unger Baskin Collection. This program is in conjunction with the exhibit "Five Hundred Years of Women's Work: The Lisa Unger Baskin Collection."

8:30 a.m. Registration and light breakfast

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Panel presentations

Welcoming Remarks
Deborah Jakubs, Rita DiGiallonardo Holloway University Librarian & Vice Provost for Library Affairs, Duke University

Panel One: Teaching with archives and special collections; scholarship informed by teaching; inspiring students

  • Tom Robisheaux, Professor of History, Duke University
  • Courtney Baker, Associate Professor of American Studies, Occidental College
  • Britt Rusert, Associate Professor, W. E. B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Moderator: Mandy Cooper, History Department, Duke University

Panel Two: Uncovering/discovering contributions of women, transmission of knowledge to support social justice

  • Genna Miller, Professor of Economics, Duke University
  • Fiona Brideoake, Literature, American University
  • Moderator: Meggan Farish Cashwell, Departments of History and African and African-American Studies, Duke University
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
8:30am - 12:30pm
Rubenstein Library 153 (Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room)
West Campus
Diversity and Inclusion   Public Event   Rubenstein  

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