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the Woman's Building
1727 North Spring Street, Los Angeles, California 90012
221-6161

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 5, 1987

CONTACT: Suzanne Robertson
213/221-6161

LECTURE SERIES: VARIATIONS OF THE GODDESS

This six-part lecture series will be presented at the Woman's Building on January 8 & 22, February 12 & 26, and March 12 & 26, at 8 p.m. The Woman's Building is located at 1727 North Spring Street in downtown Los Angeles. Individual lectures are $4/$5 for non-members, and the series price, $20/$25 non-members.

SCHEDULE:

January 8
" Spiritwoman of the Deighton: The Goddess in Australian Aboriginal Cave Painting " by J. Lynne Boylan, psychologist and explorer.
" The Goddess & The Snake: Reclaiming the Serpent's Healing Power ", by Cheryl Purdue, psychotherapist and author.

January 22
" Danu, Ancient Goddess of the Waters " by Miriam Robbins Dexter, Ph.D Classics, USC and author.
" In Service of the Goddess: A Portrait/Interview Series on Contemporary Women " by Maureen Murdoch, psychotherapist and artist.

February 12
" Coatlicue: Aztec Spectrum of Life Forces " by Zena Pearlstone, Ph.D., Native American Art - UCLA and administrator.
" Yemoja, an African Goddess: Her Power, Influence and Transformation in the New World " by Mikelle Smith-Omari, Ph.D., art and black studies.

February 26
" Marks of Civilization: Women, Scarification, and Art in Northern Nigeria " by Marla C. Berns, Ph.D., art history, art curator, author.
" Goddess Images of Tibet " by Meibao D. Nee, artist and explorer.

March 12
" The Sun Goddess: A New Vied of the Cosmic Feminine " by Patricia Monaghan, author and explorer.

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