Celebrates Women's Studies Program with Women
and Creativity VI Conference
MILWAUKEE – Marquette University will host the Women
and Creativity VI Conference March 25 – 27 at the John P.
Raynor, S.J., Library, 1355 W. Wisconsin Ave.
The conference will feature national authors, professors, and
playwrights who join together to support the mission of Marquette's
Women's Studies programs, of introducing students to feminist
perspectives and scholarship across the disciplines, and fostering
the growth of women as leaders in the university community.
Daily panel discussions will begin at 9 a.m. Discussion topics
include, "Contemporary Cultural Phenomena,” “Puritan Creativity,”
and “From World War I to Haiti.”
Additional events include:
On Thursday, Mar. 25, the Eleanor H. Boheim Distinguished
Lecture featuring Karen Warren, Association
of Marquette University Women Chair in Humanistic Studies,
presenting “What are the Interconnections Between Nature, Women,
and Social Justice: An Eco-Feminist Philosopher's
Answer?,” in the Weasler Auditorium, 1442 W.
Wisconsin Ave., at 7 p.m.
On Saturday, Mar. 27, Elinor Jones' play “A Voice
of Her Own: A Play in One Act,” dedicated to the memory of Lori
Rosenblum, a 2001 Women's Studies alumna who suffered a fatal
car accident last year while traveling to the NCAA basketball
tournament, in Lalumiere Language Hall, Room 175, 526 N. 14 th
St., 11 a.m. – noon.
For more information or to register, visit http://www.marquette.edu/wstudies/.