Author Jane Gerhard to Speak as part of Women's History Lecture Series

Author and historian Jane Gerhard will speak at Sarah Lawrence College as part of the Women’s History Lecture Series on Monday, January 26 at 6 p.m. in the Esther Raushenbush Library. Gerhard will be discussing her most recent work Desiring Revolution: Second-wave Feminism and the Rewriting of American Sexual Thought, 1920 to 1982. This event is free and open to the public. For more information please contact Tara James, associate director of the Women’s History Graduate Program at (914) 395-2405 or by email. Get directions online, or contact College Events at (914) 395-2412.

Jane F. Gerhard is a visiting assistant professor of History at Mount Holyoke College, specializing in American women’s history and the history of sexuality in America. Her research focuses on postfeminist heterosexuality and discourse on female sexuality. She received her B.A. from Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, and her Ph.D. from Brown University.

Sarah Lawrence is a liberal arts college for men and women, founded in 1926, with a distinctive system of education. It is known for having one of the lowest (9:1) student/faculty ratios in the country. At the core of the system are small classes, regular one-on-one student-faculty conferences, cross-disciplinary approaches and the integration of the creative arts within the curriculum.