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Women Across the Disciplines Symposium

Two panels of distinguished scholars will explore the significance and transformational potential of the Lisa Unger Baskin Collection. This program is in conjunction with the exhibit "Five Hundred Years of Women's Work: The Lisa Unger Baskin Collection."

8:30 a.m. Registration and light breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Panel presentations

Welcoming Remarks
Ranjana Khanna, Director, Franklin Humanities Institute, Duke University

Panel One: Teaching with archives and special collections; scholarship informed by teaching; inspiring students

Courtney Baker, Associate Professor of American Studies, Occidental College
Tom Robisheaux, Professor of History, Duke University
Britt Rusert, Associate Professor, W. E. B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Moderator: Mandy Cooper, History Department, Duke University

Panel Two: Uncovering/discovering contributions of women, transmission of knowledge to support social justice

Fiona Brideoake, Literature, American University
Genna Miller, Professor of Economics, Duke University
Moderator: Meggan Farish Cashwell, Departments of History and African and African-American Studies, Duke University

Contact: Kelly Wooten