October 1, 2015

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Contact: Esther Watstein 203-332-5226

HCC Offers Talk on Women in Philosophy

“Ain’t I/Anti: How Women Busted up the Philosophers’ Boys Club” is the second lecture in the Women of Wisdom Lecture Series at Housatonic Community College. The lecture will take place on Thursday, October 15 at 2 p.m. in the Women’s Center at HCC’s Beacon Hall at 2 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public.

The talk on Women in Philosophy will be given by HCC Lecturer of Philosophy and English, Edward Fians. It will cover female philosophers and their extraordinary contributions to the field.

The Women in Wisdom series will offer two more lectures: a talk on Rebecca Lancefield, Microbiologist on Nov. 4 at 4 p.m.; and Women Mean Business on Nov. 9 at 2 p.m.