Public Talk: "Motherhood in Graduate School and Beyond"

Motherhood in Graduate School and Beyond
Friday, November 21, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
804-08 Campus Center

In this brown bag lunch workshop and discussion, Communication Prof. Mari CastaƱeda will share testimonies by women who are or have been mothers as undergraduates, graduate students, academic staff, administrators, and professors from her co-edited book, Mothers in Academia. She will review some of the central issues affecting academic motherhood and lead a discussion with graduate students about some of the institutional policies and practices that can foster a culture of care and community on campuses. Graduate student mothers, fathers, parents, and supportive colleagues are encouraged to attend. Coffee and cookies will be provided. The event being organized by the Graduate School's Office of Professional Development. Please click here to pre-register.

Event Date: 
Friday, November 21, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm