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Women’s Center presents brown bag lunch and learn series


The Ohio University Women's Center is holding a brown bag lunch and learn series at noon every Thursday through Dec. 5. in Baker University Center 403.

The mission of the Women's Center is to promote awareness, education and advocacy on women, gender and diversity among faculty, staff and students at the University and in its surrounding communities.

"The luncheons are very popular with groups who realize that life-long learning is important," said Sarah Tucker Jenkins, program coordinator at the Women's Center.

The fall semester series includes:

  • Oct. 3 – "OU Survivor Advocacy Program Discusses Dating Violence"
  • Oct. 10 - "How to Survive Your Dissertation and Remain Sane," presented by Dawn Graham, assistant professor of family medicine
  • Oct. 17 – "Healthy Masculinity," presented by Bill Arnold and Terry Koons
  • Oct. 24 – "Critical Mass: Does It Make a Difference?" presented by Dianne Bouvier, interim executive director of the Office for Institutional Equity
  • Oct. 31 – STARS: "We're a Culture, Not a Costume"
  • Nov. 7 – "The Faculty Factor: Reassessing the Role of Faculty and Academic Careers in U.S. Higher Education," presented by Valerie Martin Conley, professor of higher education
  • Nov. 14 – "Classic and Contemporary Readings in Education Feminism: A New Book Discussion," presented by Katharine Sprecher, instructor of critical studies in educational foundations
  • Nov. 21 – "The Politics of Gender on Reality Television," presented by Kim Little, assistant professor of women's and gender studies
  • Dec. 5 – Intergenerational feminist roundtable with Jan Griesinger  


For more information about the series, contact Tucker Jenkins at jenkins1@ohio.edu