‘Women and Work’ addressed in lecture series

Marge Piercy at Oswego

Noted poet, bestselling novelist and leading feminist literary figure Marge Piercy and her husband, Ira Wood, appeared this April on campus for an Ernst & Young Lecture Series event. Piercy, whose novels include Gone to Soldiers and The Longings of Women, and playwright/novelist Wood read poetry and fiction as part of a presentation titled “Women and Work.” Kristen Molyneaux ’97, a doctoral candidate at the University of Wisconsin at Madison presented “Navigating the Gap: Refocusing the ‘Prescribed’ Lens of Gender and Class Through Personal Experience” in March. Robert Feinberg ’78 and his wife, Robbi, endowed the lecture series on women and work in 2003, with a matching gift from his employer, global accounting and business advisory firm Ernst & Young.

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