Women's Fair is highlight of Women's History Month
(March 3, 2006)--The UTSA Women's Studies Institute (WSI) will host its second annual Women's Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 8 at Sombrilla Plaza on the 1604 Campus.
The event, part of a full schedule of activities during Women's History Month, will include information booths staffed by representatives from more than 25 organizations. Campus departments, university organizations and community organizations will be on hand.
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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.
Pamela Williams and Sara Ramirez, graduate research assistants at WSI, are co-chairs of this year's event.
For the schedule of UTSA Women's History Month events and information about WSI, visit the Women's Studies Institute Web site.