Professor Linda K. Kerber, the May Brodbeck Professor in the Liberal Arts and Sciences, was inducted into the Iowa Women’s Hall of Fame in Des Moines on August 29, 2009. Please join us as we celebrate Professor Kerber, who has devoted her life and career to the empowerment of women through a better understanding of women’s history.
Thursday, December 10, 2009
4:00-5:30 p.m. (program at 4:30 p.m.)
Iowa Women’s Archives, 3rd floor, Main Library
Since joining the History Department faculty in 1971 Professor Kerber has inspired and mentored generations of students. Her creative intellect, influential leadership, and invigorating teaching place her at the top of her field. She is a champion of the humanities and a steadfast supporter of archives. She has achieved international distinction for her contributions to our understanding of gender, citizenship, and the legal and political status of women.
Iowa Women’s Hall of Fame: http://www.women.iowa.gov/about_women/HOF/index.html