Women, Men and Service: Drinks & Discussion on Managing Challenges in Faculty Advancement
Tuesday, October 21, 2008
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Wine & snacks provided. The collection "Unfinished Agendas: New and Continuing Gender Challenges in Higher Education," just published by Johns Hopkins University Press, features many essays that suggest that the barriers to women’s advancement today are less in the form of overt sexism (although that remains) than in assumptions, and larger patterns of the way colleges are organized. The new collection of essays — some with new research findings — explores these contradictions. Conversation is timely in light of current strategic planning that aims to increase faculty involvement on Fairfield’s campus.
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