University of Rochester

EVENT: Research seminar on 'The Gender of Truth: Men and Women as Public Intellectuals in France, 1890-1914'

TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: 12:30 to 2 p.m. Thursday, April 12, in 540 Lattimore Hall on the University's River Campus

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public

April 9, 2007

Jean Pedersen, associate professor of history, will discuss the interactions between men and women in the Union for Moral Action, a group of academics, activists, journalists, novelists, and philanthropists formed in 1892 in France. The case is part of her current book project, The Gender of Truth, which explores the roles of men and women as public intellectuals in France between 1890 and 1914 as a way of furthering understanding of modern French political culture.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact x5-8318.