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Tea Hour series speakers for 2014-15

The Women's & Gender Studies department's annual Tea Hour series features faculty, staff and guest speakers on a range of topics.  All lectures will be held from 4-5 p.m. in Carlsson Evald Hall (Great Hall).

Lectures are free and open to the public as well as the campus community. For more information about the series, email

Fall Term:

"Preserving the Augustana Spirit"
Samantha Crisp
Special Collections
Wednesday, September 10

"The Myth of Fair Housing: Public Housing Advocates, the Popular Discursive Dismantling of the Welfare State and the Rouses of Legal Discourse/Action"
Brittany Lewis
Political Science/WGS
Wednesday, October 8

Winter Term:

"Are you not a man?" (1 Samuel 26:15) Questioning/Challenging Manhood in the Bible
Stephen Wilson
Wednesday, December 3

"Revolutionizing Sex Ed"
Jessica Nodulman
Communication Studies
Wednesday, January 21

Spring Term:

"Confronting Discrimination: What Women Say They Want"
Lisa Szafran
Wednesday, March 25

"Noble Men Undone: Sentimental Fiction"
Megan Havard
World Languages, Literature, and Culture
Wednesday, April 22