Pfingstag to present to AAUW

Published 10:55 pm Sunday, February 23, 2014

On Monday, Feb. 24, Ben Pfingstag, teacher at the Polk County Campus of Isothermal Community College and art historian, will offer part two of his earlier presentation.

He will focus on the continuing theme of the Goddess in Art, with choice examples from 1500 to the present.

He will explore some variations and transformations in myth, style and subject, taking note of changing perceptions of the Goddess in the modern world, and of continuing connections with the mythic past.

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Dr. Pfingstag received his masters and PhD degrees in art and history at Binghamton University in New York.

He has taught studio and art history at several universities, as well as at the local branch of Isothermal Community College.

AAUW, (American Association of University Women), is a nationwide network of university women whose mission is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.

The Tryon Branch of AAUW will meet Monday, Feb. 24 at 1:30 p.m. at the Tryon Presbyterian Fellowship Hall.

The meeting is open to the public. Refreshments will be served.


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by Audrey Ortiz