Feminist Studies

Jessie Daniel Ames Lecture

The Jessie Daniel Ames Lecture is funded by the Jessie Daniel Ames Endowed Lecture in Feminist Studies, the Feminist Studies Program, and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Southwestern University. 

2018 Jessie Daniel Ames Endowed Lecture

In 2018, Southwestern welcomed the influential and highly respected activist Dolores Huerta to campus on Thursday, January 18th, for the Jessie Daniel Ames Endowed Lecture in Feminist Studies.

Dolores Huerta is an activist and labor leader who has dedicated her life to fighting discrimination and improving social and economic conditions for farm workers, immigrants and women. She has positively impacted the lives of many, achieved multiple honors throughout her lifetime, and still actively pursues her passions at the age of 87.

An Evening With Dolores Huerta

Visit the article below to learn more about Dolores and view her lecture.