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Association of Black Sociologists President to Speak at Ohio Wesleyan
Judith Rollins to Discuss Women’s Gender Consciousness in Caribbean Island of Nevus

March 9, 2009

DELAWARE, OHIO – Currently researching gender issues in the Caribbean, Judith Rollins, Ph.D., will discuss “Nevisian Women’s Gender Consciousness: Content and Sources” in an upcoming lecture at Ohio Wesleyan University.

Rollins will speak at noon March 23 in Room 151 of Schimmel/Conrades Science Center, 90 S. Henry St.

Rollins is a professor emerita of Sociology and Africana Studies at Wellesley College in Massachusetts and is the current president of the Association of Black Sociologists. She has written extensively about the social psychology of domination, the ideological role of domestic service, the Civil Rights Movement, the Women’s Movement, and Caribbean women.

Her presentation is sponsored by Ohio Wesleyan’s Black World Studies Department. The event is free and open to the public.

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