The women's studies program of Ithaca College warmly invites you to attend WomenSpeak 2004: Women and Aging on Wednesday, March 31, in Muller Chapel.
- 10:00 a.m.: "Dancing Canes, Dancing Crones"
Katharyn Howd Machan (aka Zajal), writing and women's studies, and gerontology institute fellow;
Dorothea Rudge and Susan Cotton, Longview
- 10:30 a.m.: "Stories from My Life"
Ruth Davis, Longview
- 11:00 a.m.: "Poems of Time and Transformation"
Marian MacCurdy, writing
- 11:15 a.m.: "Colors of Time"
The Ithaca College Women's Chorale, Janet Galvan, conductor
- Noon: during the noon hour, WomenSpeak will adjourn, with presenters invited to a luncheon in their honor in the Klingenstein Lounge, hosted by the women's studies program.
- 1:00 p.m.: "Help! Did I Wait Too Long? -- Infertile at 33?"
Lisa M. Belokur, assistant director of physical plant, facilities services
- 1:15 p.m.: "The Challenge of Being Cheerful About It"
Mary Beth O'Connor, writing
- 1:30 p.m.: "My Three Names"
Sarah Jefferis, writing, English, and women's studies
- 2:00 p.m.: "The Women in My Family"
Diane McPherson, writing and women's studies
- 2:15 p.m.: "The Trudy Chronicle"
Sally Parr, writing
- 2:30 p.m.: "The Crone as Goddess"
Rauncie Pelletier, wiccan high priestess in the Living Tapestry tradition:
Members of the public as well as the Ithaca College community are welcome to attend all or part of WomenSpeak
. We encourage attendance by whole classes.
Our gratitude goes to the Offices of the dean of H&S, the provost, and the president for continued support of the women's studies program. For more information, contact Katharyn Howd Machan
, 274 3325.
In the words of Marge Piercy, may WomenSpeak
empower us all as "we remember together what we are supposed to be doing."
Contributed by Melinda Butler