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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
News Bureau   Schofield Hall 201  Eau Claire, WI 54702
phone: (715) 836-4741
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UW-Eau Claire Spanish Week
To Be Celebrated March 5-9
MAILED: Feb. 27, 2001

          EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s Delta Psi chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the national Hispanic honor society, has announced its plans for Spanish Week, March 5-9.
          Unless otherwise noted, all events are free, open to the public and in Davies Center on the UW-Eau Claire campus.

  • Monday, March 5: Sigma Delta Pi will initiate its new members in a private ceremony at 7 p.m. in the Hibbard Hall Penthouse.
  • Tuesday, March 6: Stephanie Zighelboim, a UW-Eau Claire graduate student, will present “Jews in Medieval Spain” at 4 p.m. in the Oneida Room.
  • Also on Tuesday: A panel discussion on the recent Mexican elections will be held at 8 p.m. in the Oneida Room.
  • Wednesday, March 7: A sale of Hispanic crafts and books will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the third floor of Hibbard Hall.
  • Also on Wednesday: Diego Ferrao and Angel Gustavo Diaz, international students, will give a presentation on the region of Asturias, Spain, at 4 p.m. in the Oneida Room.
  • Thursday, March 8: The 30th annual Spanish dinner, “Tapas, Musica, Teatro y Postre” (appetizers, music, theater and dessert), will begin at 6 p.m. in the Dulany Inn. Tickets, available at the University Service Center, (715) 836-3727, are $7 for the general public and $5 for students.
          For more information on Spanish Week, contact Dr. Paul Hoff, associate professor of foreign languages, at (715) 836-4287.

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Janice B. Wisner
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Updated: Feb. 28, 2001