• University of Missouri Fellows Speaker

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    Name: University of Missouri Fellows Speaker
    Date: March 12, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM CDT
    Event Description:
    March is Women's History Month and we will be celebrating with a presentation by Dr. Jane Greer entitled, "Women's Work, Women's Words: Understanding Rural Literacies and Labors through Farm Women's Memoirs."  Dr. Greer is a member of the inaugural class of the University of Missouri System's Presidential Engagement Fellows.  She is Professor of English and Women’s Studies at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. She is the editor of Girls and Literacy in America: Historical Perspectives to the Present (ABC-Clio, 2003), and with Laurie Grobman, she has co-edited Pedagogies of Public Memory: Teaching Writing at Museums, Archives, and Memorials (Routledge 2015). Her scholarship has appeared in College English, CCC, Peitho, Women’s Studies Quarterly, Innovative Higher Education, and in numerous edited collections. At UMKC, she teaches composition courses as well as classes on the rhetorical practices of girls and women. She also serves as UMKC’s Director of Undergraduate Research, working to support student-faculty research partnerships and to ensure that students’ educational opportunities are intertwined with the cutting-edge research and creative activities unfolding in campus labs, archives, studios, and clinics, and in community organizations.
    Location:
    Livingston County Library 2nd Floor Courtroom 450 Locust St. Chillicothe, MO 64601
    Date/Time Information:
    Tuesday, March 12, 6-7:30pm
    Contact Information:
    Monica Holmer Adult Services Coordinator 660-646-0547
    Fees/Admission:
    Free
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