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Women, Science and the Night Sky

Women, Science and the Night Sky

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, October 8, 2013, 2:45 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: 
Southworth Planetarium, 70 Falmouth Street, Portland
Contact Phone: 
207-780-4289
Contact Email: 
wgs@usm.maine.edu

In conjunction with the USM Office for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity, the Women and Gender Studies Program presents...

Women, Science and the Night Sky: A Panel Discussion

October 8, 2013
2:45- 4:00pm
USM Planetarium
70 Falmouth Street
Portland Campus

Panel discussion accompanied by planetarium slide show in the dome.

Devil Girls and the History of Astronomy” by Lucinda Cole (Women and Gender Studies, USM) and Robert Markley (University of Illinois, Urbana‐Champaign, English)

My Asteroid” by Julie Ziffer (Physics)

Women Scientists Teaching Women Science” by USM and Chemistry Professor Emerita Nancy Gordon

FMI: WGS@usm.maine.edu / 780‐4289

FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC
All Ages Welcome
Reception to follow

Cosponsored by: USM ADVANCE Catalyst grant devoted to the role of women in the sciences, Southworth Planetarium and Women & Gender Studies

Attendees are encouraged to attend "Night Sky," a comedic drama written by Susan Yankowitz and directed by Assunta Kent (USM Theater and Women & Gender Studies) being performed in Russell Hall, Gorham Campus from Oct 10th through the 13th.

Ticket Info: http://usm.maine.edu/theatre/night‐sky‐0

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