April 11, 2001 – Sheila Rowbotham: “Promise of a Dream”

Wednesday, April 11 | Kresge 159 | 7:00 PM

Sheila Rowbotham is one of the leading British socialist feminists of the past 30 years. She is the author of numerous books, including Woman’s Consciousness, Man’s World (1973),  Hidden from History: 300 Years of Women’s Oppression and the Fight Against It (1973),  The Past is Before Us: Feminism in Action Since the 1960s (1989), and more recently, Women Encounter Technology: Changing Patterns of Employment in the Third World (1995), and Threads Through Time: Writings on History and Autobiography (1999).

She is also the author of a memoir, “Promise of a Dream,” recently published by University of Manchester Press. During her visit to UCSC, she will read from the memoir and hold a booksigning.

Co-sponsored by the Women’s Studies Department, the Institute for Humanities Research, the Center for Cultural Studies, and the Women’s Center.