October 12, 2021
Classy Ladies: Women Composers of Great Music – Betsy Schwarm, Classical Music Historian
Women composers have been both important and influential, bringing their own perspectives to writing and performing great music. Betsy Schwarm will explore the subject, from the Italian Renaissance to American composers today, with abundant musical examples and suggestions for future listening.
November 9, 2021
Stories of Colorado Women: The Famous, the Infamous, and the Ones You Have Never Heard Of – Rae Wiseman from History Colorado
Women have made many varied contributions to our state. From Native Americans and pioneer settlers to health providers, educators, and writers, Colorado women have been a major factor in Colorado being the first state to give voting rights to its women. Some are famous such as Augusta Tabor. Others may be a bit infamous such as Baby Doe Tabor. We will learn about these women and others.
January 11, 2022
Famous Women in Science: Navigating a Man’s World – Barbara T. Zimmerman, PhD, Founder of Biomedical Communication and Consulting
Women scientists have often been stereotyped as “geeks” or “nerds” who may be brilliant but not really feminine according to the standards of the dominant males of their generation. Dr. Zimmerman will talk about some famous women in science and highlight their accomplishments as well as unique obstacles and challenges they faced in becoming scientists. She will also discuss alternative fields that are attracting them and her own experience in the biomedical field.
February and March 2021 Lectures – Stay tuned!