Conference Announcement: Women and the LDS Church

Fantastic lineup here, folks.  Check it out, if you can.

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

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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

Nelyan McBaine, Jana Reiss,

Jane Hafen, and Claudia Bushman


Latter-day Saint Women
Outside the United States

3:15 – 4:45 PM

Judith Dushku, Matt Heiss,

Carine Decoo-Vanwelkenhuysen,

and Eva Roth


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  • Judy Gilliland

    Will the conference be posted online for those of us who have scheduling conflicts? Please, please, please post it!