(Courtesy of Virginia Blum)
Annual Minx Auerbach Lecture in Women's & Gender Studies
"Are We There Yet? Why Women Aren't Equal Even if We Think We Are"
Wednesday, March 28, 2007 5:30 PM
Speed Museum Auditorium
University of Louisville
Reception following lecture. This event is co-sponsored by the Offices of the President and Provost,the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences,and the Commonwealth Genter forHumanities and Society. Free and open to the pubElcPaid Parking is available in the Speed Museum Garage. If you need further information or require any accommodations in orderto participate fully in this event, please call 852-8160 or e-mail: Hrnancyt @ louisville.edu.
Katha Pollitt's column, "Subject to Debate,"appears regularly in The Nation and is frequently reprinted. Her writing often focuses on gender issues, especially as they relate to povefty, civil liberties and the"culture wars." Her recent book, Virginity or Death, reflects her interest in the politics ofgender in the U.S., following her earlier collection of essays, Reasonable Creatures: Essays on Women and Feminism (1994). Pollitt has won the National Magazine Award, the Whiting Foundation Writing Award, and the Maggie Award from the Planned Parenthood Federation of America for her essay "Why Do We Romanticize the Fetus?" Pollitt has also received a National Endowment for the Arts grant and a Guggenheim Fellowship for her poetry,which has appeared in The New Yorker and The Atlantic.