Londa Schiebinger to Deliver Amherst College’s Hugh Hawkins Lecture Oct. 30

October 17, 2008               

AMHERST, Mass.—Londa Schiebinger, John L. Hinds Professor of History of Science at Stanford University and the Barbara D. Finberg Director of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research, will deliver Amherst College’s annual Hugh Hawkins lecture, titled “Exotic Abortifacients: Gender Politics of Plants in the 18th-Century Atlantic World,” on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 4:30 p.m. in the Cole Assembly Room of Amherst’s Converse Hall.