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  Pre-Symposium Events September 7 - October 1, 2004  

Tuesday, September 7   Library Lower Level Classroom
  5:50 - 8:20 p.m.   Casting off the Chastity Belt: Strong Women in Oppressive Times
Panelists: Kate Forhan, Dean of Arts & Sciences; Judy Mizrachi, Women's Services and Returning Adult Program; Terry Rothstein, Associate Provost
Video Clips: Brother Cadfael Series: "Virgin in the Ice"
Tuesday, September 14   Library Lower Level Classroom
  6:00 - 6:50 p.m.   Reading the Bones: Forensics & Detective Fiction
Speaker: Lesa Davis, Anthropology
  7:00 - 8:20 p.m.   Breaking Ground: The Egyptologist as Detective
Speaker: Nancy Spencer, Anthropology
Tuesday, September 21   Library Lower Level Classroom
  5:40 - 6:10 p.m.   Gender & Detective Fiction in Victorian Times
Speaker: Susan Stall, Sociology & Women's Studies
  6:15 - 7:15 p.m.   Women Challenging Definitions of Justice in the New Frontier
Video: "A Jury of Her Peers"
Speaker: Susan Stall, Sociology & Women's Studies
  7:20 - 8:20 p.m.   The First Wave of Feminism & Detective Fiction
Speaker: Audrey Natcone, Justice Studies & Women's Studies
Thursday, September 23   CLS-2020
  1:40 - 2:40 p.m.   Domestic Detective Fiction Across the Atlantic
Moderator: Julie Kim, English & Women's Studies
Panelists: Brad Greenburg, Tom Hoberg, English; Tim Libretti, English & Women's Studies
Tuesday, September 28   CLS-2020
  1:40 - 2:40 p.m.   Feminist Heroines for the 21st Century? Investigating Grafton's Kinsey Millhone and Cornwell's Kay Scarpetta
Panelists: Shelley Bannister & Loretta Capehart, Justice Studies & Women's Studies; June Sochen, History & Women's Studies
Tuesday, September 28   Library Lower Level Classroom
  5:40 - 6:15 p.m.   The Women in Conan Doyle's Life & Literature
Speaker: Ely Liebow, editor of Sherlock in the Trib, 2000; author of Dr. Joe Bell: Model for Sherlock Holmes, 1982
  6:15 - 6:55 p.m.   The Golden Women in the Golden Age of British Detective Fiction
Speaker: Julie Kim, English and Women's Studies
  7:05 - 7:30 p.m.   Sherlock Holmes Meets Mary Russell in Laurie King's "Beekeeper's Apprentice"
Speaker: Susan Stall, Sociology & Women's Studies
Thursday, September 30   FA-153
  1:40 - 2:40 p.m.   Lavender Suspense: Queering Detective Fiction
Moderator: Robin Matthies, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Alliance
Panelists: Erica Meiners, Educational Leadership and Women's Studies; Cinnamon Reiheld, Sarah's Inn; Brett Stockdill, Sociology, Women's Studies and Mexican and Caribbean Studies
Friday, October 1   Q Center, St. Charles, IL
  7:00 - 9:00 p.m.   An Interactive Conversation with Lucha Corpi
NEIU Chicago Teacher's Center, Young Adult and Children's Literature Conference