Exhibition: Mementos and Monuments Opens 2/10 with Lecture, 4:30pm

Posted February 9th, 2016 at 12:04 pm.

Mementos and Monuments: Aftereffects of the Fairs opens Wednesday, February 10th in the Class of 1912 Rare Book Room of Canaday.

Opening Lecture: T. J. Boisseau, Purdue University : “Women with the World at their Feet: Visualizing Gender at World’s Fairs and International Expositions”
Wednesday, February 10, 4:30 pm
Carpenter Library 21TJ

Boisseau is Associate Professor and Director of the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program in the School of Interdisciplinary Studies at Purdue University where she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in gender studies, the history of feminism, feminist theory, U.S. women’s history, and American popular culture. She was the co-editor of Gendering the Fair: Histories of Women and Gender at World’s Fairs (2009). She is currently engaged with several research projects including a nascent book project that will reflect upon Amelia Earhart’s public career and representation as a feminist media icon.

Following the lecture, there will be a reception and viewing of the exhibition in the Class of 1912 Rare Book Room of Canaday Library. The lecture and exhibition are sponsored by the Friends of the Bryn Mawr College Library, and are free and open to the public. The exhibition will run through May 30th.

For more information: http://www.brynmawr.edu/library/exhibitions.html

Contact Special Collections with questions, SpecColl@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-6576.

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