Planetarium

"Women, Science and the Night Sky"

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, October 8, 2013, 2:45 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: 
Southworth Planetarium

"Women, Science and the Night Sky"
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
2:45 - 4:00 p.m.
at the Southworth Planetarium

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Reception to follow.

A panel discussion presented by the Women and Gender Studies Program in conjunction with the USM Office for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity.   

"Devil Girls and the History of Astronomy"
Dr. Lucinda Cole, USM Women and Gender Studies
Dr. Robert Markley, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, English

"My Asteroid"
Dr. Julie Ziffer,  USM Physics

"Women Scientists Teaching Women Science"
Dr. Nancy Gordon, USM Professor Emerita, Chemistry

Co-sponsored by USM ADVANCE catalyst grant devote to the role of women in the sciences, the Department of Women and Gender Studies, and the Southworth Planetarium.  

Attendees are encouraged to attend "Night Sky," a comedic drama written by Susan Yankowitz and directed by Assunta Kent (USM Theater and Women and Gender Studies). Performed in Russell Hall, Gorham Campus   October 10 - 13, 2013
http://usm.maine.edu/theatre/night-sky-0

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What can you do at the Southworth Planetarium?  See a showenroll in a classattend a lecture, buy fascinating science toys, explore our exhibit area, learn the night sky.

We are open throughout the week. Not only do we have public shows, but we offer private shows to school groups, scout troops, birthday parties, business organizations, and more.

Like the Universe, itself, the more you explore the planetarium, the more you'll discover!  

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