University of Pittsburgh
February 20, 2002

Author and Clark University Professor Cynthia Enloe To Lecture March 28 at Pitt on What Can Be Learned from Afghan Women Activists


Sharon Blake


Cell: 412-277-6926

February 21, 2002

PITTSBURGH Cynthia Enloe, author, professor of government, and director of the Women's Studies Program at Clark University, will deliver a lecture titled "What are Afghan Women Activists Teaching Us About Militarism and Its Alternatives?" at 2 p.m. March 28 in Room 2K56 of the University of Pittsburgh's Posvar Hall, 230 South Bouquet St., Oakland.

The free talk is sponsored by Pitt's Women's Studies Program.

Enloe studies the impact of government policies and politics on the lives of women throughout the world. Her most recent book is "Maneuvers: The International Politics of Militarizing Women's Lives" (University of California Press, 2000). She is also the author of "Bananas, Beaches and Bases: Making Feminist Sense of International Politics" (University of California Press, 1990) and "The Morning After: Sexual Politics at the End of the Cold War" (University of California Press, 1993).

Prior to her position at Clark University, Enloe taught political science at the University of California and Miami University. She has received a number of honors throughout her career, including a Fulbright Research Grant, a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend, a visiting professorship at Wellesley College, and the Honorary Professorship of Political Science at the University of Wales.