Tag: International Women’s Day Luncheon

International Women’s Day Luncheon features U of New Mexico scholar

Kimberly Gauderman, an associate professor of Latin American History at the University of New Mexico, will discuss her work in Andean nations and Central America with people seeking asylum from political, domestic and sexual violence as guest speaker at UW-Green Bay’s annual International Women’s Day Luncheon. The program takes place from noon to 1:30 p.m. next Thursday (March 6) in the 1965 Room of the University Union, with a light lunch provided. Lunch is free, but registration is required. Register online at www.uwgb.edu/student-life. The luncheon is organized by the Office of Student Life and the campus Common Theme Committee.

Gauderman’s visit includes additional talk, panel discussion
Along with her presentation at next Thursday’s luncheon, visiting scholar Kimberly Gauderman will be part of two additional programs:

Wednesday March 5 — Gauderman will lead discussion on the topic “Women, Domestic Violence and Collective Identity in Latin America and US Asylum Law,” from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Union’s 1965 Room.

Thursday, March 6 — A number of UW-Green Bay academic programs will host a faculty forum discussion from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in Phoenix Room B (note room change) of the Union. Gauderman and others will address “The Role of Universities in Promoting Citizenship in Their Communities.” Other panelists are Stephen Perkins, Ellen Rosewall, Gabriel Saxton-Ruiz and Hernan Fernandez-Meardi. The program, free and open to the public, is sponsored by Urban and Regional Studies, Public and Environmental Affairs, Humanistic Studies, and Global Studies.

Green Bay gratitude: Visiting activist awarded key to the city

Lubomira Slusna awarded key to the city of Green BayVisiting Slovak activist Lubomira Slusna was awarded the key to the city of Green Bay Wednesday (March 6), honored by city Mayor Jim Schmitt during an afternoon reception in the University Union. Slusna spoke about the struggle for equality of Slovakia’s Roma people during UW-Green Bay’s International Women’s Day Luncheon, and again during an afternoon public address.

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