The NY Steering Committee of Stanford University Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research invites alumni and guests to:
A Dinner Party and Discussion with
Stanford Alumna and Author
Kamy Wicoff ‘94
While we enjoy an evening of cocktails and dinner together, Kamy will discuss her latest book, I DO BUT I DON’T, an “analytical memoir” which uses Kamy’s personal experience as a modern American bride to pursue a broader inquiry into what contemporary weddings tell us about contemporary women.
Containing interviews with more than eighty other women (aged 23 to 40, daughters of the baby-boomers), and filled with both scholarly and popular research, I DO BUT I DON’T takes a clear-eyed look at each stage of wedding. Beginning with proposals and ranging from diamond engagement rings to ten thousand dollar wedding dresses to bachelorette parties and more, Kamy explains both the personal and the cultural meanings of all the trappings, arguing passionately that in the end, the way we marry matters very much indeed.
Date: Tuesday, March 27th
Time: 6:30 pm cocktails, 7:00 pm dinner, remarks and Q&A
Place: Orsay Restaurant – 1057 Lexington Avenue (75th Street) – New York City
Price: $68 for the dinner evening
Capacity is limited to 25. Reservations in advance and payment are required.
RSVP by March 24th to Cindy Anderson Thompson, ’77, email email@example.com or call (212) 558-8819. Mail checks payable to Stanford University to: Lise Pfeiffer, 28 Northern Drive, Short Hills, NJ 07078.
The Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research contributes to the development of a more equal society for women and men through the creation of innovative research studies, and the dissemination of its findings to key decision-makers in universities, business, communities, and government. For more information about the Institute, please visit www.stanford.edu/group/gender/. For more information about Kamy Wicoff, please visit www.kamywicoff.com
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