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Founder’s Day Faculty Research Lecturer: Gail Hershatter

October 12, 2012 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm  |  Cocoanut Grove


Gail HershatterFaculty Research Lecturer: For pioneering field research and oral history among Chinese women, and her major contributions to the history of women, labor, and sexuality.

Gail Hershatter is a specialist in Modern Chinese social and cultural history who has pioneered field research and oral history among Chinese women. Her books have covered topics including the formation of the working class in Tianjin in Northern China, prostitution in Shanghai, and the construction of socialism in China in the ’50s and ’60s. She has helped develop feminist theory and has made major contributions to women’s history.

During her 21 years at UCSC, Hershatter also has served as director of the Institute for Humanities Research and co-director of the Center for Cultural Studies on campus.

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October 12, 2012
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Cocoanut Grove
400 Beach Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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