John J. DeGioia, President of Georgetown University,
The Georgetown University Women’s Center and The Georgetown Women’s Alliance
A Conversation, Reception, and Book Signing with Nancy Weiss Malkiel, Ph.D., Author of "Keep the Damned Women Out": The Struggle for Coeducation in conversation with Carol Benedict, Ph.D.
Date: April 24, 2017
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: Riggs Library
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About Nancy Weiss Malkiel, Ph.D.
Nancy Weiss Malkiel, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of History at Princeton University, where she was the longest-serving dean of the college, overseeing the university's undergraduate academic program for twenty-four years. Her books include Whitney M. Young, Jr., and the Struggle for Civil Rights and Farewell to the Party of Lincoln: Black Politics in the Age of FDR, both published by Princeton University Press.
About Carol Benedict, Ph.D.
Carol Benedict, Ph.D., is a Professor of History at our Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, where she teaches modern China and world history.
Presented by John J. DeGioia, President of Georgetown University, The Georgetown University Women’s Center and The Georgetown Women’s Alliance
Robert Groves, Provost, Artemis G. Kirk, University Librarian, and the Georgetown University Library Associates
A lecture and book signing with Deborah Tannen, Professor, Department of Linguistics, Georgetown University
Date: May 2, 2017
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: ICC Auditorium
Professor Tannen will discuss her new book You’re The Only One I Can Tell: Inside the Language of Women’s Friendships
Book sales and signing to follow lecture.
About Deborah Tannen
Deborah Tannen is a university professor and professor of linguistics at Georgetown, where she has been on the faculty since 1979. Outside academia, she is best known as the author of You Just Don't Understand: Women and Men in Conversation, which was on the New York Times best-seller list for nearly four years, including eight months as No. 1, and has been translated into 31 languages. Her book Talking from 9 to 5: Women and Men at Work was a New York Times Business best seller. Her last two books, You Were Always Mom’s Favorite!: Sisters in Conversation Throughout Their Lives and You're Wearing THAT?: Understanding Mothers and Daughters in Conversation, were also New York Times best sellers. She is a frequent guest on television and radio news and information shows, including The Colbert Report, 20/20, Good Morning America, The Today Show, PBS NewsHour, Charlie Rose, Oprah, Hardball, Nightline, and many shows on CNN and NPR such as Morning Edition, All Things Considered, The Diane Rehm Show, and Fresh Air. She has been featured in and written for most major newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, Newsweek, Time, USA Today, People, The Washington Post, and The Harvard Business Review. You're The Only One I Can Tell: Inside the Language of Women's Friendships, her 25th book, will be published May 2.