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Women's Herstory Month Events
Continue at UW-Eau Claire

RELEASED: Feb. 19, 2007

EAU CLAIRE — Women's Herstory Month celebrations continue at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire with a variety of events including lectures, music and more scheduled for the second and third weeks.

Monday, March 5:

  • Joy Mighty
    Joy Mighty
    Dr. Joy Mighty will present "The World is in Your Classroom: Challenges and Opportunities of Diversity at the University." This free discussion is open to the entire community and will be held at 4 p.m. in Hibbard Hall Room 102. Sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences Diversity Advisory Council.
  • Guest artist and composer Libby Larsen will conduct a master class, "Working with Recital Performers," at 2 p.m. in the Phillips Recital Hall. At 7:30 p.m. she will present a lecture, "Composing in the 21st Century," in the Phillips Recital Hall. Both events are free and open to everyone.

Tuesday, March 6:

  • The Women's and Gender Equity Center will hold a reading discussion on the article "The Relationship between Globalization and Militarism" by Steven Staples at 3:30 p.m. in the WAGE Center (Schofield 30). This event is free and open to everyone. The article can be accessed on our Web site, requested by emailing wage@uwec.edu, or calling 715-836-2693.
  • Dr. Maureen Mack will host a book chat focusing on her new book "Finding Center: Building Identity and Confidence in Girls and Women" in the Hibbard Penthouse at 3:30 p.m. This event is free and open to everyone.
  • The University Activities Commission will sponsor the free event "Woman of the Holocaust: Inge Auerbacher, an author, speaker and survivor of the Holocaust." Auerbacher will speak in Schofield Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. She was born in Germany and spent three years, between the ages of seven and 10, in the Terezin (Theresienstadt) concentration camp in Czechoslovakia, where out of 15,000 children, about 1 percent survived. In conjunction with Women's Herstory Month, this amazing woman will tell her story of survival and strength, and how she overcame the horror that was the Holocaust.
  • Guest Artist and composer Libby Larson will lead a Composition Clinic at 10 a.m. in the Phillips Recital Hall. This event is free and open to everyone.

Thursday, March 8:

  • The Center for Awareness of Sexual Assault will host a brown bag lunch discussion, "Ending Sexual Assault," at noon in the WAGE Center (Schofield 30). This free discussion will look at issues of sexual assault on campus and in the community and will include an open discussion on what needs to be done to end sexual assault.
  • The Center for International Education will host the "International Women's Day Panel Discussion" from noon to 1 p.m. in the Presidents Room, Davies Center. Panelists will be comprised of international students studying at UW-Eau Claire. They will give their opinions about the most important issues affecting women's equality or women's rights issues in their home countries, describe for the audience some of the attitudes, beliefs or behaviors of U.S. women that have shocked, surprised or pleased them during their time studying in the United States, and discuss how those attitudes, beliefs, or behaviors differ from their own cultural norms. This event is free and open to everyone.
  • The film "Sophie Scholl: The Final Days," sponsored by the University Activities Commission of the Student Senate, will screen at 6 and 8:30 p.m. Thursday-Sunday, March 8-11, in Davies Theatre. Admission is $2 for International Film Society Members and UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff and $1 for UW-Eau Claire students. Tickets are available at the Service Center or at the door.

Friday, March 9:

  • The geography department will present the UW-Eau Claire Earth Science Seminar "Alaska Gold" by Emily Hauser at 4 p.m. in Phillips Hall, Room 281. This event is free and open to everyone. Hauser will discuss exploration methods and job opportunities in Vein Gold Deposits, Alaska. Refreshments will be provided.
  • The LGBT Community Center holds a weekly drop-in night every Friday evening from 7 until 10 p.m. Anyone is welcome to stop into the Center for a soda or light snack, to enjoy a game, interesting conversation, or to browse the library. Non-members are invited to stop in and see what the center has to offer.

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