February 22, 2010
DeKalb, Ill. — Northern Illinois University will celebrate Women’s History Month in March with a variety of events based on the theme of “Women’s Voices/Women’s Visions.”
The Women’s Studies Program, together with many other sponsors, has organized numerous events and activities throughout the month that will explore the various ways in which women express their voices and visions.
“Women’s History Month is an annual opportunity to highlight women’s perspectives and visions for our society, and I think we have a great schedule of events this year,” said Diana Swanson, acting director of the Women’s Studies Program at NIU. “Many thanks go out to our co-sponsors who have organized and supported excellent programming.”
A complete schedule of lectures, exhibits, performances and other activities can be found online at www.niu.edu/wstudies/history.
Tuesday, March 2
Wednesday, March 3/Thursday, March 4
Wednesday, March 17
Thursday, March 18
Monday, March 22
Monday, March 29
Wednesday, March 31
All events are open to the public and, unless otherwise noted, are free. Sign language interpreters will be provided upon request; call (815) 753-6515. One week’s notice is preferred.
Event sponsors include the NIU Women’s Studies Program; Graduate Colloquium Committee; Graduate School; College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Dean’s Office; Women’s Resource Center; Founders Memorial Library; University Library’s Rare Books & Special Collections; Women’s Rights Alliance; Women’s & Gender Studies Graduate Student Organization; Advocates for Choice; NIU Forensics; Campus Activities Board; Asian American Center; Divisions of Art Education and Art History; and Departments of Communication, Foreign Languages and Literature, Psychology and Political Science.
For further information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Women’s Studies Program at (815) 753-1038.
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Media Contact: Rebekah Kohli, NIU Women’s Studies Program
Phone: (815) 753-1038