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Past Events and Meetings

 


2008: August

2007: August

2006: August

2005: August

2004: August

2003: March   May   August   October

August 2008

  • WCRT meeting at the annual SAA Conference, San Francisco, CA

    Wednesday, August 27, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

    Doris Malkmus and Anke Voss, Co-Chairs WCRT

    Program
    The program, held at the GLBT Historical Society, began with Karen Offen, feminist scholar of French history, providing a presentation on the online International Museum of Women. She was followed by feminist labor historian, Glenna Matthews, who discussed researching working-class women beginning in the 1960s to the present.

August 2007

  • WCRT meeting at the annual SAA Conference, Chicago, IL

    Wednesday, August 29, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

    Doris Malkmus and Anke Voss, Co-Chairs WCRT

    Program
    Andrea Hinding and Ann Morgan Campbell spoke at Loyola University’s Gannon Center.

August 2006

  • WCRT meeting at the annual SAA Conference, New Orleans, LA

    August 3, 4:30-6:00 p.m.

    Kate Colligan and Ellen Swain, Co-Chairs WCRT

    Program
    A’Lelia Bundles spoke on Research Adventures from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance.

August 2005

  • Women's Collections Working Group meeting at the annual SAA conference, New Orleans, LA

    Wednesday, August 17, 5-7 p.m., location TBA

    Please join us for discussion about the possibility of creating an all day seminar focusing on the administration of women's collections. Session proposals ideas will also be explored for 2006.

  • WCRT meeting at the annual SAA Conference, New Orleans, LA

    Thursday, August 18, 4-5:30 p.m., location TBA

    AGENDA
    Brief Introduction, Kate Colligan and Ellen Swain, Co-Chairs WCRT

    Business
    I. Diversity Committee, Julie Herrada
    II. Women's History Publication Opportunity, Anke Voss
    III. WCRT Listserv
    IV. WCRT Web site update
    V. Update on Women's Mapping Project
    VI. Update on Working Group Meeting and session proposals
    VII. Announcements

    Program
    Susan Tucker of the Newcomb Center for Research on Women, Tulane University will elaborate on the theme of documenting foodways and its impact on women's lives.

August 2004

  • Session brainstorming meeting

    Wednesday, August 4, 2-4 p.m., location TBA

    Purpose: to discuss session proposal ideas for SAA 2005.
    The Roundtable invites ANYONE who is interested in generating session proposals that involve or highlight women's collections or women's history. We strongly encourage all who have sought endorsements from WCRT in the past to join us.
    If you are able to make it, please send Kate Colligan a quick email at: katec@pitt.edu (We need an attendance estimate.)
  • WCRT meeting at the annual SAA Conference, Boston, MA

    Thursday, August 5, 5:30-7 p.m., location TBA

    Open to archivists with holdings concerning or created by women, this meeting will include a lively discussion about upcoming projects and collaboration. To add items to the agenda: Kate Colligan at katec@pitt.edu or Ellen Swain at eswain@uiuc.edu .

March 2003 - Women's History Month

  • The Mother of all Midwives

    Wednesday, March 5, 2003, 7:00 p.m., Neilson Library Browsing Room, Smith College. Sponsored by the Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts.

    Ina May Gaskin, author of Ina May Gaskin's Guide to Childbirth, will give a book talk. Ms. Gaskin is sometimes called the mother of modern midwifery and a co-founder of Midwives Alliance of North America. Her archives are part of the SSC.
  • Shaping History: Chicago Jewish Women in the 20th Century

    March 9 - October 31, 2003. Gallery of Chicago Jewish History, Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies, Chicago, IL.

    This exhibition features holdings from the Chicago Jewish Archives, including photographs, documents and artifacts, which trace the history of Chicago Jewish women from the founding of the National Council of Jewish Women in 1893 to civil rights activists of the 1960s and politicians of the 1990s.
    Chicago Jewish History Gallery Hours: Monday - Thursday 9 am - 5 pm, Friday 9 am - 3 pm, and Sunday by request at the Library's reference desk on the 5th floor. For more information or special tours please call Archivist Joy Kingsolver at (312) 322-1741.

    Gallery of Chicago Jewish History
    Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies
    618 South Michigan Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60605
    http://www.spertus.edu
  • Women and Life on Earth

    Saturday, March 22, 2003, 2-6 p.m. Alumnae Gym, Level A, Smith College. Sponsored by the Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts.

    The Sophia Smith Collection will host a celebration of Women and Life on Earth, an international ecofeminist and peace organization whose archives will become part of the SSC. There will be presentations by writer-activist Grace Paley, scholar-activist Jean Grossholtz, peace activist Frances Crowe and others, an open mike, and a new cabaret piece titled "Globalize This!" For more information, contact the Sophia Smith Collection at www.smith.edu/libraries/libs/ssc.
  • Life in the Arts: Women's Experience

    Saturday, March 22, 2003. Women in Leadership Archives, Gannon Center, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.

    The 12th Annual Women's Conference will be held 22 March 2003 at the Women in Leadership Archives, Gannon Center, LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO. This year's topic is "Life in the Arts: Women's Experience." The featured speaker is Nicole Hollander whose cartoon strip SYLVIA appears daily and weekly in over 80 newspapers around the country.

May 2003

  • Sanger Tribute

    Thursday, May 8, 2003, 4:30 p.m. Alumnae Gym, Level A, Smith College.

    Margaret Sanger's grandson, Alex Sanger, will deliver a lecture to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts. For more information, contact the Sophia Smith Collection at www.smith.edu/libraries/libs/ssc. Co-Sponsored by the Sophia Smith Collection, Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts and Tapestry, Inc.

August 2003

  • WCRT meeting at the annual SAA Conference, Los Angeles, CA

    Friday, August 22, 2003, 4:45 p.m.-6:15 p.m., location TBA

    This meeting, open to archivists who have holdings concerning or created by women, will include a lively discussion about upcoming projects and collaboration. To add items to the agenda, please e-mail Kate Colligan, katec@pitt.edu or Ellen Swain, eswain@uiuc.edu

October 2003

  • Gloria Feldt Book Talk

    Monday, October 20, 2003, 7:30 p.m., Sophia Smith Collection and College Archives Reading Room, Alumnae Gym

    Sponsored by the Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts.

    Gloria Feldt, President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), and longtime reproductive rights activist, will give a talk on her new book, Behind Every Choice is a Story.

    For more information on the PPFA Records in the Sophia Smith Collection see "Newly Processed Collections" and view the online finding aid.

 


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