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Portland Women In Art Lecture Series

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Yolanda M. López, Portrait of the Artist as the Virgin of Guadalupe, from the Guadalupe series, 1978, oil pastel on rag paper, 30" x 22" © 1978 by Yolanda M. López; image courtesy of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Press

"What Is Gravitas? The Feminist Quest for Inclusivity in the Arts"

A free public lecture by: Judith Brodsky and Ferris Olin, co-authors of Junctures in Women's Leadership: The Arts

women holding a book

Judith K. Brodsky and Ferris Olin
Photo by Victoria Verhosky

Friday, Nov 1, 6:30pm

PCC, Cascade Campus, Auditorium
Moriarty Arts and Humanities Building (MAHB, room 104) 705 N. Killingsworth St, Portland, Ore.

Co-authors of Junctures Women's Leadership: The Arts, artist Judith K. Brodsky and art historian Ferris Olin will speak about their new book profiling diverse leaders in music, theater, dance, and visual art. The authors will also discuss themes explored in the book including the role of feminist leadership in changing values of inclusivity and gender parity, the feminization of the arts and the power of cultural institutions.

Reception and book signing following the lecture at 7:45pm, Paragon Art Gallery, 815 N Killingsworth St., Portland, Ore.

Books will be available for purchase for $24.95. Admission is free and the public is welcome.

Portland Women In Art Lecture Series is co-sponsored by

Portland State University
  • Art History
  • College of the Arts
  • DePreist Fund
  • King School Museum of Contemporary Art (KSMoCA)
  • Office of International Affairs
  • School of Art and Design
  • Visiting Artist Lecture Series
  • Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Women's Resource Center
Portland Community College
  • Internationalization Steering Committee
  • Professional and Organizational Development
  • Prudence Roberts
  • Office of the Campus Presidents
  • Women’s Resource Centers
  • Associated Students of PCC
Regional Art & Culture Council (RACC)


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