September 2009 Archives

September Readings

For September, Asking the Big Questions will be reading "Who says a Woman Can't Be Einstein?" by Amanda Ripley and "Believing is Seeing: Biology as Ideology" by Judith Lorber. They can be accessed through Briggs Library E-Reserve by clicking on "Electronic Reserves". Then simply select "Library" from the Discipline drop-down menu. Click on "Lib500" and "Accept". There are also some supplemental readings listed. As always, all readings are optional. Individuals are encouraged to attend the sessions even if they haven't had a chance to read the articles. A facilitator will summarize.

If you have questions please contact Peter Bremer at 589-6173.

Asking the Big Questions 2009 Topic and Schedule

Women's issues will be the topic of discussion for the campus/community discussion group Asking the Big Questions in 2009. Please join us on Thursday, September 17 in the UMM Briggs Library McGinnis Room as we have discuss the role biology has to play in gender constructs.

Each year Asking the Big Questions discusses issues of significance that affect our world, our community and who we are as human beings. In our inaugural year we explored the topic of sustainability and climate change. This time around Asking the Big Questions we'll be having a year-long conversation about women's issues and gender. We hope you'll join us.

Social time featuring light food and drink begins at 6:00 PM in the lower level McGinnis Room of the UMM Briggs Library. Discussion is from 6:30 PM-7:30 PM.

Asking the Big Questions meets the third Thursday during the months of September, October, November, February, March, and April. Everyone is welcome to attend. This year's discussion is sponsored by Briggs Library, the UMM Commission on Women, and the UMM Office of Sustainability.

Please check back for information about the September article reading.

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