Lecture explores beauty and history
Date of Event: April 25, 2011
Posted: April 14, 2011
DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER FORECASTS, THIS LECTURE IS CANCELLED.
Women of great beauty, such as Helen of Troy, Cleopatra, and Wallis Simpson, the Duchess of Windsor, have transformed the history of the world. Susan Bordo, a professor of English and gender and women’s studies, will present a lecture, “The Creation of Anne Boleyn - From Infamous Tudor Temptress to Post-Feminist Heroine,” at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 25, in the auditorium of Slayter Hall (200 Ridge Road). The lecture, sponsored by the Laura C. Harris Symposium, is free and open to the public.
Bordo lectures nationally on topics such as eating disorders, cosmetic surgery, beauty and evolutionary theory. She holds the Otis A. Singletary Chair in Humanities at the University of Kentucky.
CALENDAR LISTING, Denison University, Granville — Lecture, “The Creation of Anne Boleyn - From Infamous Tudor Temptress to Post-Feminist Heroine,” at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 25, in the auditorium of Slayter Hall (200 Ridge Road). Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Beth Jeffries at 740-587-6297 or visit www.denison.edu.
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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