University of Wisconsin-Stout

March 7, 2011

Women’s History Month will be celebrated in March at UW-Stout with four presentations and an award.

• 2:30-5:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 8: Jeanne Foley will discuss women’s sports and her forthcoming book “Shooting 2” in room 411 of Harvey Hall. Foley, a former college basketball coach, is director of the Math Teaching and Learning Center on campus.

• 2:30-3:55 p.m., Thursday, March 10: Jada Schumacher will give the lecture "Busted: Gendered Baggage and Airline Fees; Investigating Contemporary Art that Exposes our Narrative Projections" in room 411 of Harvey Hall. Schumacher is an art and design professor.

• 2:30-3:55 p.m., Tuesday, March 22: Rene Howarton will give the lecture “Body Image and Media: A Love Hate Relationship” in room 411 of Harvey Hall. Howarton is director of the Nakatani Teaching and Learning Center at UW-Stout.

• Saturday, March 26: Lopa Basu will receive the UW-Stout Outstanding Women of Color Award for her work in the area of Women and Gender Studies. The award will be presented at UW-Madison. Basu is an English and philosophy professor.

• 2:30-3:55 p.m., Tuesday, March 29: Amy Nord will lecture on the topic of misogyny in the media in room 411 of Harvey Hall. Nord is director of the Campus Violence Prevention Project.

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