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UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
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Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
Contemporary Women's Issues
Courses To Be Offered
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MAILED: Sept. 20, 1999

EAU CLAIRE — Three courses on contemporary women's issues will be offered by the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire College of Arts and Sciences Continuing Education/UW-Extension this semester.
The courses are available to students, as well as the general public. Registrants may choose whether they wish to take the courses for credit.
The courses are as follows:
  • "Violence Against Women" (WMNS 480, Section 604) — This course will review Western culture's historical pattern of violence against women, examine the types of violence women currently experience, and look at how different groups respond to violence against women. The course will be held Mondays from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 4-Dec. 6 in Room 230 at the Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire. Two undergraduate credits can be earned, and Laurel Kieffer, visiting lecturer of women's studies, will teach the course.
  • "Rediscovering Women in Art and Music" (WMNS 480, Section 602) — This course will examine the lives and works of important women composers and musicians from the Middle Ages to the present within their social, economic, political and cultural contexts and in relation to their male contemporaries. The course will be held Tuesdays from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 19-Nov. 23 in a location to be announced. One undergraduate credit can be earned, and Dr. Nanette Lunde, professor of music and theatre arts, will teach the course.
  • "Challenges Facing Girls: Young Women in Schools" (WMNS 480, Section 603) — This course will enable participants to focus on some of the causes behind the under-developed potential of girls and to identify realistic approaches for teachers, parents and community members to consider in their everyday relationships with girls. The course will be held Thursdays from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 28-Dec. 9 in a location to be announced. Two undergraduate credits can be earned, and Dr. Maureen Mack, professor of curriculum and instruction, will teach the course.
The courses are $135.75 per undergraduate credit or $37.13 per audit credit. All textbooks will need to be purchased. To receive registration materials, contact the Registration and Scheduling office at UW-Eau Claire, (715) 836-2424.
For further information, contact La Vone Sneen in Continuing Education at (715) 836-2031 or by e-mail at

UWEC [Administrative Offices] [News Bureau]

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

Updated: Sept. 22, 1999