LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- The Michigan Women's Studies Association is to be celebrated at a conference on the occasion of the group's 40th anniversary.
The event is scheduled for Saturday at the Cooley Law School Temple Conference Center in Lansing.
Its purpose is to reflect upon the accomplishments of the MWSA and the women's movement over the past four decades and to examine the future of the women's movement.
The conference's theme is "Looking Back, Looking Forward: The 40th Anniversary of the Michigan Women's Studies Association."
Participants are to include Gladys Beckwith, co-founder and past president of the Michigan Women's Studies Association; and Judi Brown Clarke, diversity director at Michigan State University and an U.S. Olympic silver medalist; among others.