Women as Key to Humanity
Intensive summer course introduces women to a feminism that honors woman’s unique nature.
|The course will be held in picturesque Cazenovia, in upstate New York.|
May 19, 2011. Cazenovia, NY. This summer, AVOW (Advocating the
Vocation of Women) will be partnering with the Pontifical Regina
Apostolorum College to offer an intensive women’s studies course entitled
“Women as Key to Humanity.” The course, now in its
second year, will run from June 14-23 in Cazenovia, New
York, just southeast of Syracuse. Last year, the course was
held at the Regina Apostolorum in Rome.
the director of the AVOW International Center, said, “The course
is what I like to call the ‘real deal’ of
women’s studies. It teaches the beauty of what it means
to be a woman.”
She commented that one
of the goals of the course is to validate women’s
sense of identity and calling—highlighting the importance of the calling
to be a wife and mother, but also providing insights
on woman’s important role in the shaping of society.
|For more information on the course, click on the flyer link below.l|
One of the ideas Stein hopes women will take
away from the conference is “a deeper understanding and appreciation
of their dignity and role in society” as well as
the necessary tools to respond to the demands placed on
The four main seminars in the
10-day course are:
• Feminine Genius and the Identity of
• Women, Values, and Social Challenges
• Communicating in
a Globalized World
• The Family: A Humanizing Force in
Participants in the summer courses of 2010 and/or 2011 have
three options for credits: 1) audit the course for personal
interest, 2) undergraduate students can receive up to 4 credits
with approval of the college in which they are enrolled,
or 3) apply hours to the Master’s degree postgraduate program
of Advanced Women´s Studies. Requirements for the Master’s, such as
exams or papers, will be initiated next summer.
costs and special rates are available in the informational flyer and in the registration form.
For more information, contact Karen Stein at 315-655-3837.