Courses / Contemporary Issues / WOMEN’S VOICES
Coordinators: Sandra Abramson, Diane Reynolds
As the Women’s Movement that exploded in the 1960’s and has continued to today opened up opportunities for girls and women, it also provided opportunities for women’s voices to be heard. We can see this in many forms — from music to books to art to the corporate boardrooms to the floors of legislatures and executive offices in governments all around the country. We’ll listen to these voices and look at the impact they have had on life in America for everyone and for women in particular. We’ll explore how class, race, sex, gender and ethnic diversity amplify, modulate and transform these voices. Presentations will be held to 20-25 minutes and the remainder of the class will be open for attendees to talk about their personal experiences.
B WEEK / TUESDAY / 10:30am to 12:00pm