Although frequently overlooked, criticized, or even condemned, women have been just as much a part of history as men.  In this lecture series, three exceptional professors from UVic, SFU, and UBC will speak to us about the lives and accomplishments of three exceptional women.

Refreshments provided (chai and cookies).

All lectures 3:30 to 5pm (includes lecture and reception
Location: Langara Library, Room 224

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
The “Woman who became a man”: The True Story of Christine of Pizan (1364-1430)
Hélène Cazes, Professor, University of Victoria
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Um Kulthum: Music and Politics in the Arab World 
Amal Ghazal, Associate Professor, Simon Fraser University

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
The Remarkable Life and Archaeological Achievements of Gertrude Bell, "Queen of the Desert."
Lisa Cooper, Professor, University of British Columbia

Learn more: Niall Christie, History coordinator,