2015 Alberto-Culver Lecture Featuring Debora Spar Monday, March 9, 2015 7:00 PM Lavin-Bernick Center (LBC) in Room 203 Stibbs Room Debora L. Spar is the president of Barnard College, a women’s undergraduate college affiliated with Columbia University. She is a graduate of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, and received her doctorate from Harvard University. At Harvard Business School, Spar was the Spangler Family Professor of Business Administration and served as senior associate dean for faculty research and development. While at Harvard, she taught courses on the politics of international business, comparative capitalism, and economic development. Spar is also a member of the Academy of Arts and Sciences and she is the author of numerous books, includingWonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection. Her lecture will focus on how American women’s lives have—and have not—changed over the past fifty years, and how women struggled for power and instead got stuck in an endless quest for perfection, and calls for a change of these gender norms. Sponsored by: Newcomb College Institute For more information contact Kaitlin Splett via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 504-247-1633.
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