"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
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
Day Courses Fall 2016 Schedule!
Southworth Science Lecture Series 2016-2017. Next lecture "Water on Asteroid 24 Themis" Thursday, September 15 7:00 p.m.
Star Dome Astronomy Level I Starts September 20, 2016 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
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- "Radio Astronomy" radio program "Out There!" Friday, Sept 2 at 1:00 p.m.
- SPECIAL UPCOMING SEPTEMBER EVENTS
- First Friday Art Walk: "Prayers Made Visible" Friday, September 2 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
- Day Courses: High School Astronomy starts Sept 6 at 10:00 a.m.
- Day Courses: Middle School Astronomy starts Sept 7 at 10:30 a.m.
- Day Courses: Physics starts September 12 at 10:00 a.m.
- The Astronomy Cafe: "Taming of the Telescope" Mon, Sept 12 at 7:00 p.m.
- Science Lecture: "Water on Asteroid 24 Themis" Thurs, Sept 15 7:00 p.m.
- Star Dome Astronomy Level I Starts Tues, Sept 20 at 7:00 p.m.
- The Philosopher's Dome: "Essence of the Infinite and Eternal" Sept 26 at 7:00 p.m.
SOME SPECIAL EVENTS IN FUTURE MONTHS:
- The Astronomy Cafe: "Pumpkin Moons and Others" October 10 at 7:00 p.m.
- Gong Concert: Sunday, October 16 at 6:00 p.m.
- The Stone Circle Society "Rollright Stones" Thurs, Oct 20 at 7:00 p.m.
- THE GHOST HOUR Friday, October 28 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
- Skyscapes with Rob Byrd Saturday, November 5 at 7:00 p.m.
- Mid Winter's Eve at Stonehenge: Tuesday, December 20 at 7:00 p.m.
- New Year's Planetarium 2017! Saturday, December 31 6:30 p.m. - midnight
- Ask the Staff Astronomer!
- Night Sky Glossary
- The Stone Circle Society
- Planetarium Membership Program
- The Daily Astronomer
- Daily Astronomer Quiz Archive Page
- The Math Zone!
- Fly-by Astrophysics
- Astronomical Research Initiative
- August 21, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse! (Note: It won't be total here in New England.)