Writing Women Back Into History:
Celebrating Windward Women at WCC and the Women in their Field
WCC Professor of Chemistry
Monday March 8, 4:30-5:30 pm in Akoakoa 105
Women in Chemistry: Contributions & Challenges
Letty will highlight some of women’s accomplishments in chemistry and the lingering issues and challenges that they continue to face.
Malia Lau Kong
WCC Instructor of History
Tuesday March 9, 12:40-1:20 pm in Akoakoa 105
A presentation on extraordinary women in pre-modern world history (pre-1500 CE) who defied traditional social boundaries to speak their mind, lead troops into battle, and govern whole societies.
WCC Instructor of Religion
Wednesday March 10, 4:30-5:30pm in Akoakoa 105
Adventures of the Amazing, Audacious Alexandra David-Neel
Sarah will speak about Alexandra David-Neel, the first foreign woman to enter the once forbidden city of Lhasa, Tibet.
WCC Disability/Admissions Counselor; Early Admit and Running Start Counselor
Thursday March 11, 12:40-1:20 pm in Akoakoa 105
Ann will take you on her unique journey through the landscape of disability culture.
P. Jayne Bopp
WCC Office of University Partners Coordinator and Sociology Lecturer
Tuesday March 16, 12:40-1:20 pm in Kuhina 115
Women in Sociology
Jayne will offer a critique of feminism itself and talk about how feminism in the US was started by white, middle/upper class, educated, heterosexual women. And how that given this history, it has excluded large numbers of women in its fight for “equality”.
WCC Imaginarium Manager and Lecturer in Archaeoastronomy
Thursday March 18, 12:40-1:20 pm in Kuhina 115
Women in Archaeoastronomy
Nancy Alima Ali will speak about Anna Sofaer and Linda Schele, two women who followed their passions and in doing so made significant contributions to the field of archaeoastronomy.