Historian to discuss women in Russia during Hollybush talkMarch 25, 2008
Villanova University history professor Adele Lindenmeyr will present a talk titled "Women in Russia: The Cold War & Today" on Thursday, April 3, at 9:25 a.m. in Room 221 of Rowan University's Chamberlain Student Center, 201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro.
Lindenmeyr's talk is part of the University's Hollybush Lecture Series, a series of events marking the 40th anniversary of the historic Summit at Hollybush.
Former chair of Villanova's history department, Lindenmeyr is a 2008-09 National Fellow of the National Endowment of the Humanities. She is the author of the prize-winning book, Poverty is Not a Vice: Charity, Society and the State in Imperial Russia (Princeton University Press). Currently, she's writing a book titled Citizen Countess: The Lives of Sofia Panina, 1981-1956, which is a biography of one of the most prominent women of late Imperial Russia.
Lindenmeyr's talk is sponsored by Rowan's Women's Studies Program, the Department of History, and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.
For information on the Hollybush Lecture Series, visit www.rowan.edu/hollybush.