Watch and Listen to Anniversary and Symposium Programs

The 15th Anniversary Celebration program, held Thursday, October 30, 2003, featured remarks by Laura Micham, director of the Bingham Center; Sallie Bingham, author and feminist activist; Anne Firor Scott, W. K. Boyd Professor of History Emerita; Jean Fox O'Barr, founding director of the Duke University Women's Studies Program; and Ginny Daley, Duke's first women's history archivist.

Merle Hoffman, founder and director of Choices Women's Medical Center, New York City: Aborting Dialogue: Reclaiming Reality from Rhetoric, introduced by Dean Katharine Bartlett, Duke Law School. Welcoming remarks by David Ferriero, Rita DiGiallonardo Holloway University Librarian and Vice Provost for Library Affairs (Friday, October 31, 2003)

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Johanna Schoen, University of Iowa: Writing the History of Abortion, introduced by Robert Cook-Deegan, Center for Genome Ethics, Law and Policy (Saturday, November 1, 2003)

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In conjunction with these events, the Bingham Center offered two related exhibits at Perkins Library:

  • The Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture: Fifteen Years and Counting
  • A Century of Choices: Selections from the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture

Exhibitions were open to the public from October 24 – December 29, 2003.

Reproductive Rights Bibliography

The Reproductive Rights bibliography lists a selection of resources in the Bingham Center related to abortion and other reproductive rights issues.

This symposium and related exhibits were part of the 15th anniversary celebration of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture. These programs were made possible with the support of Duke University's Kenan Institute for Ethics, Program in Women's Studies, Women's Center, and University Libraries.