50 Years of Ms. visits the University of Iowa


Join us for a celebration of Ms.! A panel of professionals will discuss the magazine’s new book, 50 Years of Ms. The new book showcases the most startling, most audacious, most norm-breaking of the magazine’s groundbreaking pieces on women, men, politics (sexual and otherwise), marriage, family, education, work, motherhood and reproductive rights, as well as the best of the magazine’s fiction, poetry and letters.


Melissa Tully, Director, School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Meenakshi Gigi Durham , School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Lina-Maria Murillo- GWSS/Commission on the Status of Women

Emily K. Hill, UIHC/Gynecology Oncology

Francine Thompson, Executive Director Emma Goldman Clinic

Katherine Spillar, Executive Editor, Ms. magazine


This event is wholly online so please register through the link below.


Prairie Lights Books is a co-sponsor for this event.

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