Performer and information tables at the women's fair
(Photos by Leigh Anne Gullett)
UTSA hosts women's fair during Women's History Month
(March 10, 2005)--The UTSA Women's Studies Institute (WSI) presented a women's fair Thursday, March 10 at the Sombrilla Plaza on the 1604 Campus. The event, part of a full schedule of activities during Women's History Month, included information booths staffed by representatives from more than 25 women's organizations and music by Girls in a Coma, Rita Vidaurri and Ledaswan.
Activities during March feature innovative and inspired works of women, while encouraging both male and female members of the UTSA community to inspire, invent and create.
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Sonia Saldivar-Hull, WSI founding director, holds doctoral and master's degrees in English from the University of Texas at Austin and a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Houston. She wrote the book, "Feminism on the Border: Chicana Gender Politics and Literature," and her research in Chicana feminist theory and literature has been published in more than a dozen books and journal articles. Since 1997, Saldivar-Hull has served as co-editor of "Latin America Otherwise," a book series by Duke University Press.
Patricia Trujillo, assistant to the director of WSI, is committee chair of UTSA Women's History Month 2005.