"Women, Science and the Night Sky"

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

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