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Date: February 21, 2003 (03-13)
Contact: Steve Simon, 240-567-7952 (Pager 301-930-3880)

Montgomery College Presents Variety of Women’s Studies Events This Spring at Takoma Park Campus 

            The Women’s Studies Department at Montgomery College’s Takoma Park Campus presents a spring lecture series featuring distinguished women speaking on a variety of topics. 

             Wednesday, March 5, 7 p.m., Black Box Theatre, Communications Arts Center: Noa Baum, renowned Israeli storyteller, will present “A Land Twice Promised.” Baum, who began a heartfelt dialogue with a Palestinian woman while living in the United States, weaves together their memories and their mother’s stories. She creates a moving testimony illuminating the complex and contradictory history and emotions that surround the city of Jerusalem.

              Thursday, April 3, 1:30 p.m., Science North, Room 100: Judith Winston, former undersecretary and general counsel at the U.S. Department of Education and executive director of President Clinton's Race Initiative, will deliver her talk, “But Some of Us Are Brave: Women, Race and Gender in the 21st Century.”            

               Wednesday, April 23, 1:30 p.m., Resource Center: Ruth Lubic, midwife and women’s health pioneer will present “The Inner City: Not a Wasteland.” Lubik is president and co-chief executive officer of the District of Columbia Developing Families Center. She recently received the Gustav O. Lienhard Award for her 40 years of groundbreaking work in developing humane, innovative, and high quality services for childbearing and childrearing families.

            All events are free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Professor Esther-Schwartz McKinzie, coordinator of Women’s Studies, Takoma Park Campus, at 240-567-1662.

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