Tuesday October 22, 2013
6:00 P.M, Church of the Redeemer, MechanicsvilleHanover Safe Place cordially invites you to attend the Candlelight Ceremony, in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Please join us as we stand together against violence.The Real Mother Series
October 28, 2013
Home Is Where the School Is
7:00 pm. Brock Commons, Dollar Tree Community Room
Jen Lois will discuss the book of the same title that examines experiences of temporal emotional conflict among home-schooling mothers. Lois is a sociology professor at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington. She teachers and publishes in the areas of gender, emotions, motherhood, deviance, and popular culture.
November 6, 2013
The Fall of Anne Boleyn
7:30p.m. Old Chapel, Room 212
International scholar Dale Hoak will offer his theory on the spectacular fall of Anne Boleyn, Henry VII's wife of only three years, as part of his forthcoming book on the life and death of Sir Thomas More.
March 5, 2014
Unnatural Mothers: Infanticide and Abortion In Early Modern Germany
7:30p.m. Room 212, Old Chapel
Margaret Lewis will analyze infanticide investigations in Swabia and how juries appeared to go out of their way to enable young women to escape execution for what early modern society considered an unspeakable crime. Lewis is an assistant professor of history at the University of Tennessee at Martin.
March 19, 2014
Pronatalism in Interwar Europe
7:30p.m. Washington and Franklin Hall
R-MC Professor Pat Watkinson will discuss the pan-European campaign to encourage women to have babies and how many resisted the call to motherhood because they did not want to give birth to future soldiers.