Friday, August 17, 2012

Women and the LDS Church: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives Conference

August 24 - 25, 2012

Fort Douglas, Officer's Club Theater

150 S. Fort Douglas Blvd

University of Utah

FREE TO THE PUBLIC - No registration required.

Please join us for the "Women and the LDS Church" conference, August 24 - 25, 2012, co-directed by Kate Holbrook, Specialist in Women's History in the LDS Church History Department and the 2010-2011 Eccles Mormon Studies Fellow, and Matt Bowman, Professor of History at Hampden Sydney College and alumnus of the University of Utah. 
The Sterling M. McMurrin Lecture on Religion and Culture, given by Dr. Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, on Friday, August 24 will serve as the plenary address for the conference:

On August 25, 2012, please join us for four roundtable panels: 
Latter-day Saint Women and Agency: 

A Historical Perspective

9:00 - 10:30 AM
Susanna Morrill, Quincy Newell, 
Kate Holbrook, and Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Women's Agency in the Contemporary 

LDS Church: Analytical Perspectives

 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
David Campbell, Mary Farrell Bednarowski, 
Jennifer Finlayson-Fife, and Aimee Evans Hickman

Women's Agency in the Contemporary 

LDS Church: Popular Perspectives

1:30 - 3:00 PM
Neylan McBaine, Jana Riess, 
Jane Hafen, and Claudia Bushman

Latter-day Saint Women 

Outside the United States

3:15 - 4:45 PM
Mariama Kallon, Matt Heiss, 
Carine Decoo-Vanwelkenhuysen and Anita Sthalasayee

Women and the LDS Church Conference Sponsors 

Tanner Humanities Center, University of Utah
Utah Valley University
LDS Church History Department
Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, Brigham Young University
Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship, Brigham Young University
Women's Studies ProgramBrigham Young University
American West Center, The University of Utah
Program in Religious Studies, Utah State University
Center for Women & Gender, Utah State University