Women’s Studies Honors Faculty Authors

Posted: September 26, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

At a reception on Thursday, Sept. 28, at 3:30 p.m., Mason’s Women’s Studies Program will honor seven of its faculty members who have recently written books.

The reception will be held in the Women’s Studies Research and Resource Center in the Johnson Center, Room 240K, on the Fairfax Campus.

The faculty members are:

  • Amy Best, Sociology and Anthropology, author of “Fast Cars, Cool Rides: The Accelerating World of Youth and Their Cars” (NYU Press, 2005).

  • Paula Ruth Gilbert, Modern and Classical Languages, author of “Violence and the Female Imagination: Quebec Women Writers Reframe Gender in North American Cultures” (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2006)

  • Nancy Weiss Hanrahan, Sociology and Anthropology, editor with Mark Jacobs of “The Blackwell Companion to Sociology of Culture” (Blackwell Publishing, 2005)

  • Yevette Richards Jordan, Women’s Studies, author of “Conversations with Maida Springer: A Personal History of Labor, Race and International Relations” (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2004)

  • Colleen Shogan, Public and International Affairs, author of “The Moral Rhetoric of American Presidents” (Texas A&M Press, 2006)

  • R. Claire Snyder, Public and International Affairs, author of “Gay Marriage and Democracy: Equality for All” (Rowman & Littlefield, 2006)

  • Terry Myers Zawacki, director of the Writing Center, author with Christopher Thaiss of “Engaged Writers, Dynamic Disciplines: Research on the Academic Writing Life” (Boynton/Cook Publishers, 2006)

All are invited. For more information, call 703-993-2896 or e-mail wmst@gmu.edu.

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