Kresge Library

Patricia Ireland
" Equal Rights: Are We There Yet?"

Patricia IrelandJoin Oakland University in welcoming Patricia Ireland to campus. Ireland will be presenting a lecture entitled Equal Rights: Are We There Yet? on March 31, 2005, noon - 1:00 pm in Banquet Room A of the Oakland Center (campus map). This program is free and open to the public, and is being co-sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Program Fund; Women's Studies; Rhetoric, Communication and Journalism; Art and Art History; Sociology and Anthropology, Modern Languages, PHL, Women's Issues Form, Student For the Advancement of the GSC, Young Dems and the GSA. For more information, call the Oakland University Women's Studies Program (248) 370-3221.

Patricia Ireland is the most recognized face of feminism in the United States today. Chosen one of Vanity Fair's Most Influential Women in America in 1998, Ms. Ireland is an upbeat and motivating speaker who captivates her audience, challenges them to find their passion, and motivates them to get involved in the issues of the day.

Articles about Patricia Ireland*:

  • NOW Biography
  • Conniff, Ruth (1999) An Interview with Patricia Ireland . The Progressive. August 1999 6(8) p35

Articles about Women's Rights*:

  • Epstein, Barbara (2002). The successes and failures of feminism. Journal of Women's History Summer 14(2): 118(9)
  • Becerra, Lidia (2003). Women's rights: taking stock. (Human rights: unfinished business). Women's Health Collection Annual 7: 10(5)
  • Morris, Bonnie (2002). When I was a teenage E.R.A. activist. NWSA Journal 14(2): 161(10)
  • Bird, Sharon et al (2004). Creating status of women reports: institutional housekeeping as "women's work". NWSA Journal 16(1): 194(13)

Books at Kresge Library:

  • Ireland, Patricia (1996). What Women Want.
  • Ireland, Patricia (2003). "Progress versus equality: are we there yet?" in The difference "difference" makes : women and leadership. Rhode, Deborah (ed).
  • Rowland, Debran (2004).The boundaries of her body : the troubling history of women's rights in America.
  • Cobble, Dorothy (2004). The other women's movement : workplace justice and social rights in modern America.

*Access to some full text resources from off campus is limited to current Oakland students, staff, and faculty.


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