Gender issues offer food for thought in MTSU lectu...

Gender issues offer food for thought in MTSU lecture series

“Men and Masculinities” will be the opening presentation in the spring 2012 MTSU Women’s and Gender Studies Research Lecture Series at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in Room 100 of the University’s James Union Building.

The topic will encompass research by JaDee Carathers, Nick Johnson, Grady Lowery and Lisa Walker, who all are students of Dr. Jackie Eller, chair of the MTSU Department of Sociology and Anthropology.

Professor Erin Rehberg, adjunct professor of dance, will talk about “Mother Tongues: The Kinetics of Genetics” on Thursday, March 29.

On Thursday, April 19, Dr. Elyce Helford, professor of English, will speak about “Gender, Anime and the Making of Fan Writers.”

Both the March and April presentations also will take place at 3 p.m. in JUB 100. All lectures in the series are free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Dr. Pat Bradley at 615-904-8128 or

— Gina K. Logue (