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UNI Women's Studies to offer special edition of 'Women on Fridays' series

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Susan Hill, director, undergraduate Women's Studies program, (319) 273-7195
Gwenne Culpepper, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A special edition of 'Women on Fridays,' a discussion series offered by the University of Northern Iowa Women's Studies program will be at noon, Friday, Dec. 6, in Baker 161. The topic will be 'Phantoms at the Gate: Revisiting and Revising Virginia Woolf's 'Professions for Women.''

Featured speakers are Susan Koch, associate provost; Beverly Kopper, professor of psychology; Barbara Lounsberry, professor of English; and Jill Wallace, dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Friday, Feb. 28, 'Teaching Women's Studies -- What does it mean? (continued)'

Friday, March 28, 'What Can I do with a Degree in Women's Studies? -- Graduates Return.'

Friday, April 25, 'Women's Studies in the Community -- the Community Speaks.'

The discussions, said Susan Hill , director of the undergraduate program in Women's Studies, 'are about creating community through the exploration of history and purpose of Women's Studies in the academy, at UNI and in our community.'

They are free and open to the public. Those attending should bring a lunch; dessert will be provided.

For more information, contact Susan Hill, director of the undergraduate program in Women's Studies, (319) 273-7177.