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561-297-2595, pburks@fau.edu

FAU Commemorates Women’s History Month

BOCA RATON , FL (March 11, 2008) – Florida Atlantic University will present a series of lectures and events to commemorate women’s history month.   All events will take place on FAU’s Boca Raton campus, 777 Glades Road, and are free and open to the public.   Events are sponsored by the Women’s Studies Center in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, unless otherwise noted.

March 10-29   

Exhibition: “Glimpses of our Past – Stories of Some Nursing Uniforms”

Sponsored by the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing 

Nursing Building, Room 114

For dates and times, visit www.fau.edu/nursing

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Tuesday, March 11, 4 p.m.

Presentation and discussion of the film, “Trade”

Presented by the Sociology Film Club

General Classroom South, Room 111

For information, contact Farshad Araghi at araghi@fau.edu       

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Friday, March 14, noon                     

“The Concert Hall that Fell Asleep and Woke Up as a Car Radio: The Effects of Transportation on Classical Music,” with composer Libby Larsen

Presented by the department of music, Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

University Theatre

For information, contact Heather Coltman at coltman@fau.edu

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Friday, March 14, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Tenth Annual Women’s Studies Graduate Student Symposium “Changing the Faces of Feminism”

Administration Building, Board of Trustees Room

For information, contact Katy Smith at ksmit141@fau.edu

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Thursday, March 27, 3:30 p.m.

“The Nazi Conscience,” with Dr. Claudia Koonz, Duke University

Presented by the department of history, Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

Wimberly Library

For information, contact Patrica Kollander at kollande@fau.edu

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Monday, March 31, 4- 5:15 p.m.

Third Annual Women Author’s Panel Ph.D. Colloquium Series

General Classroom South, Room 119

For information, contact Marsha S. Rose at msrose@fau.edu, or Susan Love Brown at slbrown@fau.edu

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Wednesday, April 2, 5:30-8pm (reception, presentation, and discussion)

“Living and Learning Together: The United Nations, Children’s Rights, and Education,” with Gillian Martin Sorenson, United Nations Foundation

Sponsored by the College of Education

For information and location, contact Marta Cruz Janzen at cruzjanz@fau.edu

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