Dr. Beverly Guy-Sheftall, a notedauthor and speaker on women's studies, will discuss, "Reinventing theUniversity: Looking Toward the Twenty-First Century," Thursday, Oct. 10, at 4p.m. in the Kirner-Johnson Red Pit at Hamilton College. This event is free andopen to the public.

Guy-Sheftall is the founder and director of the Women's Research and ResourceCenter, and an Anna Julia Cooper Professor of English and Women's Studies atSpelman College. She has written several books, including Black Bridges:Visions of Black Women in Literature, Black Women in United StatesHistory, Double Stitch: Black Women Write About Mothers andDaughters and Words on Fire: An Anthology of African American FeministThought. She is also the creator and co-editor of SAGE: A ScholarlyJournal on Black Women, which is devoted exclusively to the experiences ofwomen of African descent.

Guy-Sheftall has served as a women's studies and cultural diversityconsultant at various colleges and universities, and is on several advisoryboards for the study of race and gender. She has received numerous fellowshipsand awards and is a frequent public speaker. For more information contactMargaret Gentry at 859-4285.

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