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'Ballots, Babies, and Banners of Peace: American Jewish Women's Activism, 1890-1940.' October 2, 2013
Melissa R. Klapper '95, professor of history and director of women's and gender studies at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ, spoke at Goucher College in an event sponsored by the Friends of the Goucher College Library; the Peace Studies Program; the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department; the History Department; and Goucher Hillel. Melissa discusses her most recent book, Ballots, Babies, and Banners of Peace: American Jewish Women's Activism, 1890-1940, and traces the role of Jewish women in birth control, suffrage, and peace movements in the United States.
Information Makes Us Human. March 25, 2013
Joe Janes, Associate Professor and MLIS Program Chair at the University of Washington's iSchool, is a columnist for American Libraries and has recently launched a podcast on historically significant documents, "Documents that Changed the World." Joe discusses the "story of information" and its role in the world and in making us human. This talk is part of the Athenaeum Library Series, and sponsored by Friends of the Goucher College Library, Katharine Parker Scholl Library Fund, and Laura Graham Cooper Lecture Fund.
For the Love of Jane Austen. February 17, 2010.
Juliette Wells, Goucher College's Burke Jane Austen Scholar-in-Residence for 2009-2010, discusses why present-day Austen fans so often choose to feature the author in their fiction and nonfiction writing.
Librarian Nancy Magnuson addresses Omaha Jane Austen Meeting. December 13, 2008.
Nancy Magnuson, Goucher College Librarian, was the guest speaker at the fifth annual Jane Austen Birthday Tea at the Omaha Public Library. Her talk, "A Collectors' Love Story" tells of Alberta and Henry Burke and their travels to build one of the world's finest library collections devoted to Jane Austen.