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Your faculty and staff news since 1965
February 14, 2005
Volume 40, Number 7

International Women's Day lunch features scholar, activist

The UNM Women’s Resource Center and Women Studies Program host the 15th annual International Women’s Day Luncheon on Tuesday, March 8, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the SUB ballroom.

Activist and scholar Barbara Ransby, associate professor of African American studies and history at the University of Illinois, Chicago, is the keynote speaker.

Ransby is the author of “Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement,” an award-winning contribution to women’s history. She also writes for the Progressive Media Project. Her editorials are published in newspapers nationally. In 1998, Ransby helped form the Black Radical Congress to bring together black writers, scholars and activists.

Tickets for the luncheon are $18 general, $8 students. For more information and reservations, call the Women’s Resource Center, 277-3716.