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 Spring 2016 - All the World's a Stage Fall 2015 - Standing the Test of Time Spring 2015 - Remarkable Women Fall 2014 - Democracy Today Spring 2014 - Lincoln Fall 2013 - Turning Points

Spring 2015

Remarkable Women

What can we learn about the leadership of women in business, education, literature, science and politics, and how their accomplishments have shaped who we are today? The stories of these women across the world intrigue us, inspire us, and they remind us how their creativity and perseverance continue to impact our lives. Join us this spring as we examine a series of remarkable women across the globe and throughout history.

FEBRUARY

2

Stockbridge Indian Electa Quinney: Wisconsin's First Public School Teacher

KARYN SAEMANN Author, Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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9

Establishing the Link Between Pollution and Heath: Women Scientists Who Led the Way

ELISABETH HARRAHY Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences

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16

May it Please the Court to Remember the Ladies: Women on the Supreme Court

JOLLY EMREY Chair, Political Science

23

Harriet Beecher Stowe and Uncle Tom’s Cabin: A “Moral Battle Cry of Freedom”

BETH LUECK Professor, Languages and Literatures

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MARCH

2

The Wisdom of Maya Angelou

BEVERLY KOPPER Provost and Vice Chancellor

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9

The Women and Girls of Eagleswood School: Abolitionism, Utopianism, and Educational Experimentation

ANNE DURST Chair, Educational Foundations

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16

Representing Shakespeare’s Kate (from Taming of the Shrew) on Stage and Screen

DONALD JELLERSON Assistant Professor, Languages and Literatures

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23

Remarkable Women of Geneva Lake

JILL WESTBERG Interpreter, Black Point Estate

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30

Women Who Rock: Progress and Setbacks for Female Musicians

AKIKO YOSHIDA Assistant Professor, Sociology, Criminology, and Anthropology

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APRIL

6

Mulas and Queenpins: Women in the Illicit Drug Trade in the Americas

ELLIE SCHEMENAUER Chair, Women’s and Gender Studies

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13

The Evolution of Women in Higher Education and Intercollegiate Athletics

KRISTINA NAVARRO Assistant Professor, Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Coaching

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20

The Craft of Broadway Dance Arrangers Trude Rittman and Genevieve Pitot

JANE FERENCZ Associate Professor, Music

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27

Women and Water: 21st Century Challenges and Opportunities

HOLLY DENNING Lecturer, Sociology, Criminology, and Anthropology

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