Randolph-Macon College will host Jen Lois on October 28, 2013 at at 7 p.m. in the
Dollar Tree Community Room, Brock Commons
(304 Henry Street). Map and Directions
Lois, a sociology professor at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington,
will present “Home is Where the School Is,” which is based on her book of the same
title. The book focuses on experiences of temporal-emotional conflict among homeschooling
Lois teaches and publishes in the areas of gender, emotions, motherhood, deviance,
and popular culture. Her books have focused on the gendered culture of mountain-environment
search-and-rescue volunteers and the emotional culture of homeschooling mothers.
“Real Mothers” is the theme of the 2013-14 R-MC Interdisciplinary Women’s Studies
Speakers Series. This event is sponsored by the Committee on Assemblies and Special
Events (CASE), the Paige Perry Endowment of the Sociology
and Anthropology Department, and the Women’s
This event is free and open to the public.