Women’s History Month Events At UK

Contact: Kathy Johnson

 

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Tuesday, March 2 – Colloquium Brown Bag Series

Wednesday, March 3 – Conversations on Women, History and Librarianship

Thursday, March 4 – “A Celebration of Women Composers”

Wednesday, March 10 – Conversations on Women, History and Librarianship

Wednesday, March 24 – Sarah Bennett Holmes Award Luncheon

Wednesday, March 24, and Thursday, March 25 – 10th Annual Black Women’s Conference

Thursday, March 25, through Saturday, March 27 – 25th anniversary Kentucky Women Writers Conference

Friday, March 26 – Robert C. May Lecture

Saturday, March 27 – Shirley Horn Trio concert

Monday, March 29 – Round table discussion and public talk

Wednesday, March 31 – Conversations on Women, History and Librarianship

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 26, 2004) -- Several events are planned at the University of Kentucky during March in observance of Women’s History Month.

Tuesday, March 2 – Colloquium Brown Bag Series, sponsored by the UK Women’s Studies Program, features Beth Goldstein, professor, Educational Policy, College of Education. Noon to 1:30 p.m., 107 Breckinridge Hall. For more information, call 257-1388 or visit the Web site.

Wednesday, March 3 – Conversations on Women, History and Librarianship, sponsored by the UK Special Library Association Student Chapter, features Katherine Black, reference and information services librarian at William T. Young Library. She will speak on “Integrating Interdisciplinary Research into Academic Librarianship.” Noon to 1 p.m., Room 346, Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library. For more information, call 257-4513 x270.

Thursday, March 4 – “A Celebration of Women Composers” is a concert and commentary sponsored by the UK School of Music and the UK Women’s Studies Program. School of Music faculty will present a concert of music by women composers for piano, cello, clarinet, oboe, horn, flute, bassoon, harp and voice, with commentary by historian Dianna Hallman, UK School of Music. 8 p.m., Recital Hall, UK Singletary Center for the Arts. Free admission. For more information, call 257-4900 or 257-1388.

Wednesday, March 10 -- Conversations on Women, History and Librarianship, sponsored by the UK Special Library Association Student Chapter, features Reinette Jones, librarian, UK International Documents and Research Collections. She will speak on “African American Librarians in Kentucky: Past, Present and Future.” Noon to 1 p.m., Room 346, Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library. For more information, call 257-4513 ext. 270.

Wednesday, March 24 – Sarah Bennett Holmes Award Luncheon, sponsored by the UK Women’s Forum. Nominees will be recognized and one winner announced to receive the award given annually to a woman working at UK whose actions and activities promote the personal and professional growth and well-being of other women. The University Archives and Records Program is sponsoring an exhibit at the luncheon titled “University Women Make a Difference.” 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Grand Ballroom, UK Student Center. Fee for lunch. For more information, visit the Web site.

Wednesday, March 24, and Thursday, March 25 – 10th Annual Black Women’s Conference, sponsored by the UK African American Studies and Research Program and the UK Women Studies Program. The conference features the theme “African American Women and the Historic Brown Decision: Looking Backward, Going Forward.” Village potluck dinner, 6 p.m. Wednesday, YWCA Phillis Wheatley Center, 647 Chestnut St., Lexington. Lectures, lunch and panel discussion, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, UK Student Center. Conference and potluck dinner are free, luncheon on Thursday is $15. For more information and full conference schedule, call 257-7889 or visit the Web site.

Thursday, March 25, through Saturday, March 27 – 25th anniversary Kentucky Women Writers Conference features the theme “History in the Making: Choosing to Participate.” The conference offers readings workshops, panel discussions, receptions, exhibits, screenings and a concert with acclaimed women writers and artists of global renown in various locations at UK and in Lexington. Registration fee is $125. Individual event fees also are available. For more information and a full conference schedule call 257-8734 or visit the Web site.

Friday, March 26 – Robert C. May Lecture, sponsored by the UK Art Museum in conjunction with the Kentucky Women Writers Conference, features British photojournalist Harriet Logan whose photographs of Afghani women under Taliban rule are published in her book “Unveiled: Voices of Women in Afghanistan.” 4 p.m., Worsham Theatre, UK Student Center. For more information, call 257-5716 or visit the Web site.

Saturday, March 27 – Shirley Horn Trio concert, sponsored by the Kentucky Women Writers Conference. 8 p.m., Concert Hall, Singletary Center for the Arts. Tickets are $35 for the general public and $25 for students. For ticket information, call 257-4929 or go to the Web site. For other information, call 257-8734 or visit the Web site.

Monday, March 29 – Round table discussion and public talk, sponsored by UK Women’s Studies Program, features Nancy Hartsock, political theorist. For more information, call 257-1388 or visit the Web site.

Wednesday, March 31 – Conversations on Women, History and Librarianship, sponsored by the UK Special Library Association Student Chapter. Nancy DeMarcus, acting manager of the University Archives and Records Program, will speak on “Women’s Collections in the University Archives and Records Program.” Noon to 1 p.m., Room 346, Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library. For more information, call 257-4513 ext. 270.


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