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UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
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Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
Women's History Month
Events Announced
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MAILED: Feb. 24, 1999

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will host several events in March to kick off Women's History Month activities. The national theme for the month-long celebration is "Women Putting Our Stamp on America."
Events at UW-Eau Claire will get under way with a performance by Ann Timmons titled "Off the Wall: The Life and Works of Charlotte Perkins Gilman." The performance will begin at 7 p.m. March 2 in Schofield Auditorium. The event, sponsored by the University Activities Commission, is free.
Visiting Scholar Dr. Elizabeth Faue, of the Wayne State University history department, will give a presentation titled "Goddesses and Monsters in Women's History, or Who was Peggy Eaton and Why Does She Remind Me of Hillary Clinton?" The presentation will begin at 4 p.m. March 4 in the Hibbard Hall Penthouse. It is sponsored by the UW-Eau Claire history department, the Office of University Research and the UW-Eau Claire Foundation Inc..
Faue also will give a presentation titled "Gender and Labor History" at 1 p.m. March 5 in room 705 of Hibbard Hall.
March 8 has been declared International Women's Day.
A program titled "A Woman, Ain't I?" will begin at 7 p.m. March 9 in Schofield Auditorium. The UAC will sponsor the free event.
Additional events will be announced as information becomes available.
For more information about Women's History Month activities, contact the Women's Studies Office at (715) 836-5717, or e-mail

UWEC [Administrative Offices] [News Bureau]

Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield 218
(715) 836-4741

Updated: Feb. 25, 1999