Women Scholars Reading Group Fall Selection: "The Madame Curie Complex"

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011
12:00 – 1:00
Presented By: Dr. Melody Bowdon
Venue: CL1-207

Last year we launched the Women Scholars Reading Group, which includes a large number of faculty and graduate students (men and women) across campus. Our fall 2011 book selection is The Madame Curie Complex by Julie Des Jardins. We have a small number of copies available for checkout at FCTL. We’ve cleaned out the supply at Amazon, but you can download the Kindle version or purchase a copy at from the Feminist Press at CUNY: http://www.feministpress.org/books/madame-curie-complex. To RSVP please email fctl@ucf.edu<mailto:fctl@ucf.edu>. Here’s the reading/meeting schedule: Tuesday, September 27, 12:00-1:00 Part One: Assistants, Housekeepers, and Interchangeable Parts: Women Scientists and Professionalization, 1880-1940 Tuesday, October 25, 12:00-1:00 Part Two: The Cult of Masculinity in the Age of Heroic Science: 1941-1962 Tuesday, November 15, 12:00-1:00 Part Three: American Women and Science in Transition: 1962-