Women's roles and John Milton featured in faculty speakers series

Women in violent roles and John Milton, the 17th-century English author, are the focus of the presentations remaining in the spring semester Penn State Beaver Faculty Speakers Series. The programs, which are free and open to the public, will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in room 16, Student Union Building.

Mari B. Pierce, assistant professor of criminal justice, will present "A Review of Women in Violent Roles" Wednesday, March 30; and Kristen Olson, associate professor of English, will present "Redemptive Ambivalence in Milton's Religious Poetry" Wednesday, April 20.

Pierce holds a doctorate in criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a master’s degree in criminal justice from New Mexico State University, and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Whitman College.

Olson holds a doctoral and a master’s degree in English and American literature and language from Case Western Reserve University, a master's degree in English and American literature and language from Harvard University, and a bachelor’s degree in English from Colby College.

The annual Penn State Beaver Faculty Speakers Series is coordinated by Peter Deutsch, associate professor of physics, pd2@psu.edu or 724-773-3893. Pierce can be contacted at mbp16@psu.edu or 724-773-3549, and Olson can be reached at klo10@psu.edu or 724-773-3899.

 

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Last Updated March 28, 2011