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‘How War Has Shaped American Gender Roles’ topic of Idaho State University guest lecture March 21

Posted March 15, 2012

"From Molly Pitcher to Antiwar GIs: How War Has Shaped American Gender Roles" is the topic of a Idaho State University guest lecture by a  visiting scholar at 7 p.m. March 21 in Room 315 of the Rendezvous Complex.

Heather Stur, assistant professor of history at the University of Southern Mississippi, will deliver the lecture presented by ISU's Committee for the Study of Violence, Conflict, and War in Society. Stur is a fellow at the Center for the study of War and Society and director of the Vietnam Summer Studies Program at USM.

Open to the university community and the public, this lecture is intended to stimulate and challenge our perceptions, experiences, and understanding of war and violence and their bearing upon our lives.

There will be a reception immediately following the free lecture.

The event is sponsored by the ISU College of Arts and Letters and the ISU Cultural Affairs Council.

For additional information please contact Dr. Linda Leeuwrik at leeulind@isu.edu.