Denison Hosts Mary Daly to Discuss 'Radical Ecological Feminism'
Date of Event: April 14, 2004
Posted: April 5, 2004
Denison University presents feminist Mary Daly to discuss "Amazon Grace: Rekindling the Fires of Radical Ecological Feminism." Set for 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday (April 14) in Burton Morgan Lecture Hall, this event is free and open to the public.
Daly, a prominent feminist theologian, is the author ofBeyond God the Father: Toward a Philosophy of Women's Liberation,Pure Lust: Elemental Feminist TheologyandThe Church and the Second Sex. She has lectured at over 300 colleges and universities in the Unites States, Canada and Europe.
Daly earned a bachelor's degree in English at College of St. Rose (Albany, N.Y.), a master's in English at the Catholic University of America and doctorate in religion at St. Mary's College (Notre Dame). She went on to earn bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in sacred theology and an additional doctorate in philosophy at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland. She was an associate professor in the department of theology at Boston College for more than 33 years and is currently researching and writing a new book that shares the title of her lecture.
This convocation is co-sponsored by the Goodspeed Fund, Women's Studies Program and the Laura C. Harris Endowment.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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