Symposium on Women Across the Disciplines

Monday, April 15, 2019
Griffith Film Theater, Bryan Center, Duke University

Women Across the Disciplines received generous support from the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

Video of Keynote by Dr. Johnnetta Cole

Panel Presentations

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room, Rubenstein Library 1st floor

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Panel presentations (Details below)

Panelists focused their remarks on the following themes: using the Lisa Unger Baskin Collection in research and teaching, recovering the history of forgotten women, and transmitting knowledge to support social justice.

Welcoming Remarks by Naomi L. Nelson, Associate University Librarian and Director, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Panel One: A Working Collection

  • Courtney Baker, Associate Professor of American Studies and Co-founder and Chair of Black Studies, Occidental College
  • Tom Robisheaux, Professor of History, Duke University
  • Britt Rusert, Associate Professor, W. E. B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Moderator: Mandy Cooper, History Department, Duke University

Coffee break

Remarks by Lisa Unger Baskin

Panel Two: Visibilities/Invisibilities

  • Fiona Brideoake, Assistant Professor, Department of Literature, American University
  • Genna Miller, Lecturing Fellow of Economics, Duke University
  • Moderator: Meggan Farish Cashwell, Departments of History and African and African-American Studies, Duke University

2:00 p.m. Tour of the Exhibition by Lisa Unger Baskin: Five Hundred Years of Women's Work: The Lisa Unger Baskin Collection

Women Across the Disciplines symposium co-sponsors: The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, Department of African & African-American Studies, Department of Cultural Anthropology, Duke Center for Arts, Digital Culture and Entrepreneurship, Duke Council on Race & Ethnicity, Economics Department, English Department, History Department, Program in Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies, Program in Literature
Symposium on Women Across the Disciplines