Women in the Curriculum Presentations Series Begins Sept. 15

Contact: Ann Schonberger or Mazie Hough, (207) 581-1228

ORONO — The Fall 2009 Women in the Curriculum and Women’s Studies Program lunch series gets under way Sept. 15, with noon presentations on feminist topics by UMaine faculty, graduate students and guest speakers.

The series includes lectures, panel discussions, and films on topics such as North American writers and the Spanish Civil War, Kenyan Nobel prize winner Wsangari Maathai, the marriage-equality referendum and women writing about Maine, in addition to a feminist fashion show.

Programs are Tuesdays from 12:15-1:30 p.m. in September and November and Wednesdays in October and December. They will be held in the Bangor Room of the Memorial Union, unless otherwise noted. All are free and the public is welcome. The Memorial Union is fully accessible.

Information about the Women in the Curriculum and Women’s Studies Program is available on its website here.