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Nov. 24, 2004

 

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT
Pills, profits, sex and science: Social psychologist to speak at U-M

 

DATE: 4 p.m. Dec. 6, 2004

Tavris

EVENT: "Pills, Profits, Sex and Science: The Erosion of Academic Freedom in the Corporate Age," a lecture by Carol Tavris. Tavris earned her doctorate in social psychology at the University of Michigan, and her career as a writer and lecturer has been devoted to educating the public about the importance of critical and scientific thinking in psychology. Her books include two leading psychology texts and two best-selling trade books, "Anger: the Misunderstood Emotion," and "The Mismeasure of Woman: Why Women Are Not the Better Sex, the Inferior Sex, or the Opposite Sex."

PLACE: Room 1210 Chemistry Building, University of Michigan. Central Campus map: http://www.umich.edu/news/ccamp.html.

SPONSORS: The University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Chapter of the American Association of University Professors, the Academic Freedom Lecture Fund, the Center for the Education of Women, the Institute for Research on Women and Gender and the University of Michigan Chapter of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society.

WEB LINKS: For more information about the lecture, visit: http://www.umich.edu/~aaupum/Tavris.html.

Contact: Nancy Ross-Flanigan
Phone: (734) 647-1853
E-mail: rossflan@umich.edu