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Announcing the Honors Lecture Series

UHP is proud to present "Six Women for '16–'17" in a lecture series comprising a diverse blend of topics, values, experiences, and perspectives. We're proud to welcome the following speakers to campus (all lectures held in Ted Mann Concert Hall unless otherwise noted):

  • September 26: Karin Vélez, Macalester College — "'Well-Behaved Women (and Animals) Seldom Make History': Questioning Behavior Standards in the History of Religion." Co-sponsored by the Religious Studies Program
  • October 25: Mary Cleave, NASA — "Being a woman at NASA in 1980s and 90s." Co-sponsored by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation.
  • January 24: Rachel Campos-Duffy, Political / cultural pundit — "Feminism: Why Gloria Steinem and Sheryl Sandberg Prove Conservatives are the Real Feminists."
  • February 21: Linda Holmes, National Public Radio — "And Me Without My Pink Cocktail: Images Of Women In Television."
  • March 21: Marjorieth Sanmartin, Grey Worldwide — "From Strife to Strength: Seven Laws for Women Surviving in a Male-Dominated Business World of Rapid Global Change".
  • April 13: Elizabeth Kolbert, The New Yorker — "The Sixth Extinction." Co-sponsored by Friends of the Libraries and presented on the Carlson Family Stage in Northrop.

All lectures are FREE for UMN students, but tickets are required. Additional details are available now via the ticketing website.