WOMEN, POPULAR CULTURE, AND THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
Saturday May 7, 2005
Faye Linda Wachs, Assistant Professor of Psychology/Sociology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, "From Women's Sports and Fitness to Self: Third Wave Feminism and Consumption."
Sandra Dawson, C. Phil., Department of History, University of California, Santa Barbara, "Driving Change: Women and Fairground Cars in Interwar Britain."
Elizabeth Adams, Interim Director, Liberal Studies Program, California State University, Northridge, "Sirens Win! Gender and Sexuality in Las Vegas."
Moderator: Torrie Hester, C. Phil., University of Oregon; Instructor, Department of History, Santa Monica College
9:30 a.m.: Coffee and Registration
10:00 a.m. - noon: Presentation and Discussion
12:00 p.m.: Lunch
Bring a sack lunch or buy a sandwich. Lunch tickets will be available during Registration. We will be eating together outdoors on the Garden Terrace.
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens is located near Pasadena in the city of San Marino, approximately twelve miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles. The Huntington has two entrance gates: one on Oxford Road, and a second entrance at Allen Avenue, just south of California Boulevard. See the website for further directions.
THERE IS NO CHARGE FOR THE SEMINAR AND NO RESERVATION IS REQUIRED.
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