Final Events to be Held in Irwin Chair Series

The Jane Watson Irwin Chair Series, whichbrings distinguished lecturers to Hamilton, will close this year's series witha workshop from an accomplished educator and a lecture from a long timeactivist.

Dr. Felice Yeskel, one of the region's foremost educators on issues ofeconomic and social class, will hold a workshop on Tuesday, March 26, at4:15 p.m., in the Fillius Events Barn at Hamilton College. The workshop,"The Growing Divide: Inequality and the Roots of Economic Insecurity," is freeand open to the general public. Refreshments will also be served.

Yeskel, who teaches in the Social Justice Program and directs the StonewallCenter at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, is co-founder of SHARE THEWEALTH. The organization helps to raise awareness of growing economicinequality in the U.S.

The workshop is the fifth event in this year's Irwin Chair Series. It isco-sponsored by the Dean of the Faculty and the Faculty Women's Committee.

Nancy Ordover, a long-time activist in the movement to stop violence againstwomen, will give her lecture on Monday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m., in the RedPit of the Kirner-Johnson Building. Her lecture, "Eugenics, the Gay Geneand the Science of Backlash," is free and open to the general public.

Ordover is currently working against California's Proposition 187 andpreserving affirmative action. She is completing her dissertation and teachingin ethnic studies at the University of California-Berkeley. She is also amember of the Socialist Review collective.

This is the final event in the Irwin Chair series. Co-sponsored by theKirkland Project for the Study of Gender, Society and Culture, the RainbowAlliance, Women's Studies and others.

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