Carol Gilligan - "In a Human Voice" - Leoandra Onnie Rogers

Saturday, October 14, 2023 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Event Presenter/Author: 
Carol Gilligan

Carol Gilligan will discuss her new book, In a Human Voice. She will be joined in conversation by Leoandra Onnie Rogers.

This event will be held in person at The Seminary Co-op.


About the book: First published in 1982, 'In a Different Voice' sold nearly a million copies and was translated into 17 languages. It marked a paradigm shift in psychology in explaining human development, traditional psychological theories systematically ignored women, and allowed for men’s experience to stand for all of human experience.

Forty years later, Carol Gilligan has re-examined those conclusions in a new book, 'In a Human Voice'. She argues for something radically different, so radical in fact she has said she has changed the name of her book. She says the “different voice”, initially heard as a feminine voice, is in fact a human voice. While gender is central to the story Gilligan tells, it is not a story about gender: it is a human story.

About the author: Carol Gilligan is University Professor at New York University. She has been described as a “feminist rock star” and “celebrity academic” by the New York Times and celebrated by Time magazine as one of the country’s 25 most influential people in 1996. Her landmark book, In a Different Voice, one of the best-selling psychology titles of all time, has been hailed as the “little book that started a revolution."  

About the Interlocutor: Leoandra Onnie Rogers is an associate professor of psychology and faculty fellow for the Institute for Policy Research (IPR) at Northwestern University where she directs and the Development of Identities in Cultural Environments (D.I.C.E) research lab.

Event Location: 
Seminary Co-op Bookstore
5751 S Woodlawn Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637