On December 1, 2011 at 4:00 pm Sheryl Perlmutter Bowen, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Communication, presented a talk entitled “Transcending Trauma: Female Communication in Holocaust Survivor Families” in Falvey Memorial Library's first floor lounge. She discussed the communication of survivor mothers with their daughters, using interview data from the Transcending Trauma Project (TTP).
Dr. Bowen's lecture provided an overview of the Transcending Trauma Project as a whole, with specific detail about her role in the project. She also highlighted a project that she and Villanova University graduate student Samantha Gable worked on together, regarding survivor mothers and their daughters.
This event—presented in partnership with the Gender & Women’s Studies Program, the Jewish Religion & Culture Lecture Series (Mission & Ministry), and the Department of Communication—was free and open to the public