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Media Advisory: Dr. Zakia Salime to speak in observance of International Women's Day

March 7, 2006

What: In celebration of International Women’s Day, Dr. Zakia Salime will speak about “Feminization of Islamist Women and the Power of Women’s Rights.” She is assistant professor of Sociology at Michigan State University. 

When: Interviews with reporters: 6:30-6:50 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, at Brookens Auditorium. Presentation: 7 p.m. 

Where: Brookens Auditorium, located on the lower level of Brookens Library. 

Details: Sponsors are UIS Center for State Policy and Leadership and UIS Women’s Center. Free and open to the public.  

 

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