Before her recent retirement, Myra Marx Ferree was the Alice H. Cook Professor of Sociology and also a member of the Gender and Women’s Studies Department here at UW-Madison. Myra Marx Ferree is also Director Emerita of the Center for German and European Studies. Much of her recent work has focused on comparisons between US and German higher education systems and the interplay of gender equality politics and academic capitalist processes in reshaping these universities.
In celebration of her retirement, a “SuperFemSem” is to be held on January 25th, 2019 from 12:00pm-5:45pm in 8417 Sewell Social Sciences. This event will feature a number of prominent “Europeanists” and cover topics such as “Schools, Organizations, & Inequalities”, “Sex, Health, & Families”, “Politics”, and “Movements”. If interested in seeing a schedule and a list of speakers for the event, please click here.