Mary Brinton to visit Haverford in March
Prof. Brinton is the Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology at Harvard University. She joined the Harvard faculty in 2003, having previously taught at the University of Chicago and at Cornell University. She is a Faculty Associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and a member of the Executive Committee of the Reischauer Institute for Japanese Studies. Prof. Brinton is the author of Women and the Economic Miracle: Gender and Work in Postwar Japan (University of California Press, 1993) and Women’s Working Lives in East Asia (Stanford University Press, 2001), and co-editor of The Declining Significance of Gender (Russell Sage Foundation, 2007).
She will be giving a talk entitled "Lost in Transition: Youth and Jobs in Postindustrial Japan" on Tuesday, March 17 at 4:30pm in Gest 101. Everyone is welcome. Tea and cookies at 4:15pm.