Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Old Bedford: A Living History Village



One of the great things about being in Pittsburgh is our close proximity to so many interesting--and entertaining!--historical sites and opportunities. 

Old Bedford, a "living history village," gives visitors a chance to explore more than thirty buildings from the time period 1750-1900.  Check out their schedule of upcoming events, and since they're only two hours away, make your summer travel plans now!


Monday, February 13, 2012

Women's History Month Keynote Speaker: Dr. Regina G. Lawrence


The Center for Women's and Gender Studies at Duquesne University has organized a series of events addressing the theme, "Women and Politics," for Women's History Month 2012. 

Dr. Regina G. Lawrence, author of Hillary Clinton's Race for the White House: Gender Politics and the Media on the Campaign Trail, will deliver the keynote presentation on Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 7pm in the Power Center Ballroom.  This event is free and open to the public, and a reception and book signing will follow her talk.  

Dr. Lawrence will meet with interested students and faculty earlier that same day for an informal conversation about gender, politics, and the media.