Women's Studies: Dr. Faust

Dr. Drew Gilpin Faust, Annenberg Professor of History in the School of Arts and Sciences, has been named Director of the Women's Studies Program at Penn, SAS Dean Rosemary Stevens has announced. Dr. Demie Kurz will continue as co-director and Luz Marin as office manager for Women's Studies.

Dr. Faust, who has both the Lindback Award and of SAS's Ira Abrams Award for her teaching, is the author of the recent and widely acclaimed Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War, and of several earlier prize-winning books in her field.

Her appointment will be marked by a reception October 3 for past and present faculty members in Women's Studies at Penn. It will be followed by the first meeting of the Women's Studies Penn Mid-Atlantic Seminar, where Dr. Faust will give a presentation on Mothers of Invention with Dr. Peter Stallybrass of English as discussant.


Volume 43 Number 3
September 10, 1996

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