Gender equity, political freedom and health care are among the most pressing challenges women face around the world, scholars say
Many Voices of Feminism: In the post-feminist era of the 21st century, are the aims and goals of feminism still relevant? Will feminism survive the rush to globalization? What universal lessons can we learn from the unique ways women around the world have advanced their concerns? To spotlight the diverse issues facing women around the world, we invited eight faculty members from the Center for Women's and Gender Studies to answer the following question: What is the most important challenge facing women in the 21st century?
Noted author Evelyn White will present a lecture titled, "The Universe Provides: Alice Walker, a Hammock and the Art of Biography," discussing her 10 years as the official biographer of the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of "The Color Purple."