“Trust, Activism, and Social Media” Kicks off “Sentiments and Declarations” Lecture Series

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Date: September 20, 2014
Contact: David Malone, 315-568-0024

Seneca Falls, NY—Women's Rights National Historical Park and Hobart and William Smith Colleges will co-host the "Sentiments &Declarations" lecture series during Fall of 2014. This lecture series explores different aspects of women's rights and feminism, both nationally and internationally. All lectures begin at 5:00 pm in the Guntzel Theater, Women's Rights National Historical Park, 136 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY.Admission is free.

"We are honored to continue hosting this lecture series with Hobart and William Smith Colleges at Women's Rights National Historical Park," says Superintendent Ami Ghazala. "Attendance has been high at this lecture series over the past year, and the various topics spurred discussion and debate with visitors and rangers alike. We are looking very forward to continue working with Hobart and William Smith Colleges on this upcoming lecture series," added Ghazala.

On Thursday, September 25, Karen Frost-Arnold, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, will present a talk, "Trust, Activism, and Social Media. "Social media is a growing platform for feminist activism and other liberatory struggles. This talk explores the philosophical dimensions of trust and investigates activist uses of virtual trust for feminist goals.

On Thursday, October 23, Marie-Hélène Koffi-Tessio, Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, will present a talk, "Hearing the Voice of the Subaltern: the Case of Mayotte Capécia"

On Thursday, November 20, Kirin Makker, Assistant Professor of Architecture and Chair, Urban Studies at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, will present a talk, "Demystifying the Bricks and Mortar of Main Street: An Early Story of Prefabrication"

For more information, please visit our website at www.nps.gov/wori or call (315) 568-0024, or join us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/womensrightsnps) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/#!/WomensRightsNPS). If you would like to receive e-mail announcements about our upcoming programs, send park ranger Patrick Stenshorn an e-mail (e-mail us) to subscribe.

Last updated: February 26, 2015

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