Freeman, Rexroat read at Prairie Lights
English Professor Glenn Freeman and Director of Communications Dee Ann Rexroat are among the contributors reading from their work in the 2010 Wapsipinicon Almanac tonight at 7 p.m. on Live From Prairie Lights. Admission is free to the event at Prairie Lights Bookstore in downtown Iowa City. See http://www.prairielights.com/live for more information.
Sunday, March 2nd
Please refer to the master calendar for events that began earlier in the day.
Sister 4 Sister Sunday Dinner
Russell Hall, 5:00 p.m.
Come out and eat a home cooked meal with the lovely ladies of Sister 4 Sister and learn about upcoming events during Women's History Month! We ask (it's not required) that you bring a canned good so that we can donate to food pantries in the Eastern Iowa region! Contact: Courtney Elahee
Monday, March 3rd
Chautauqua - Block 6
Hedges Conference Room,
Thomas Commons, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Presented by M. Philip Lucas, Ph.D., professor of history. This course covers the Civil War from 1863-1865. Optimism of the North and South had vanished, but slavery was also gone. We begin with the gloomy war news from Fredericksburg in December 1862 and the fragmenting political situation in the North. Military events will compose a significant portion of the course. Cost of the four-week program is $36.00. For more information call 895-4119. Contact: Alice Povey
Make a Flower for International Women's Day!
Commons Table 2,
Thomas Commons, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
March 8 is International Women's Day, a very important holiday in Russia. Each year on this day Russians recognize the important role women play in family and society. Women are honored with flowers, cards, gifts, and parties. Russians celebrate all women, including family members, friends, colleagues, teachers, and classmates. To celebrate the holiday, the Russian Club invites you to make a paper flower for an important woman in your life on Monday, March 3 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Commons Table 2. This event is free and open to everyone. С праздником 8 Марта! Happy Women's Day! Contact: Lynne Ikach
Latin American Women
Orange Carpet, 11:30 a.m.
Celebrating International Women's Month, the SPA 385 class (Latin American Culture and Civilization) will display poster presentations featuring Latin American Women on the Orange Carpet on Monday, March 3. You can ask questions in Spanish or English to learn about these incredible women. Contact: Marcela Ochoa-Shivpour
Presentation by Tammy Mildenstein
West Science, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tammy Mildenstein, candidate for the teaching position in the department of biology, will give a presentation titled "Conservation of Endangered Flying Foxes in the Philippines: Effects of Anthropogenic Disturbance and Methods for Monitoring." A reception will follow in West Science Library. Contact: Alice Povey