Pictured above, from left: Dr. María Dolores Morillo, Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, and Dr. Nancy Van Leuven, Media, Communications and Journalism, will both be featured in the lecture series celebrating National Women’s History Month.

The Fresno State Women’s Studies Program is celebrating National Women’s History Month with a lecture series that includes two Arts and Humanities professors: Dr. Nancy Van Leuven, Media, Communications and Journalism, on Tuesday, March 6, and Dr. María Dolores Morillo, Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, on Thursday, March 22. Each lecture will be located in the Henry Madden Library Room 3212 from 12:30 to 2 p.m.

As the second lecture of the series, Van Leuven will present “These Boots are Made for Marching: A History of Gendered Strategic Communications Plus Current Trends and Leaders.”

Morillo will present the closing lecture on “Women on the Loose: Mobility, Pícaras and (Im)Morality in Early Modern Spain’s Female Picaresque Tradition.”

Other lectures in the series include:

  • Takkara Brunson: Race and the Women’s Movement in Pre-Revolutionary Cuba (1902-1958). March 1; as part of Africana Studies.
  • Francisco Galarte and Enid Pérez: Claiming Home, Shaping Community: Testimonios de Los Valles. March 13; a book launch celebration featuring speakers: Dr. Francisco Galarte, assistant professor in the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Arizona, and Enid Pérez, lecturer in the Women’s Studies Program at Fresno State.
  • Katherine Fobear: No Entry and No Safe Haven: LGBTQ+ Asylum Seekers and Migrants Under President Trump. March 15; as part of Women’s Studies.
  • Leece Lee-Oliver: American Indian Women: Revolution as an Act of Love. March 20; as part of Women’s Studies and American Indian Studies, under the Department of Anthropology.

All participants are welcome. If special accommodations are needed, please call 278-2858.