Brenda Frink, research associate at the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University, talks about pioneer societies and Pioneer Mother monuments in the American West.
Dr. Frink lectured on “Pioneer Mother: Race, Gender, and the Politics of Public Monuments in the U.S. West,” at the Many Nations Longhouse on the UO campus on November 1, 2012. Her lecture was sponsored by the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society, with co-sponsorship from the Departments of Ethnic Studies, History, and Women’s and Gender Studies. Additionally, CSWS was selected as one of the inaugural recipients of an Academic Support Grant for the 2012-13 academic year in support of programming related to an exhibition organized by the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, The Female Figure: Artistic Multiplicities. Grant funding was provided by the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, the School of Architecture and Allied Arts, and the College of Arts and Sciences, along with University Relations and the Provost.