Currently Browsing: November 2, 2007

Chicago History Museum Sneak Peak

     AAUW-Illinois is co-sponsoring a set of “Jane Addams Day” programs at the Chicago History Museum on Saturday, December 8th from 10 AM to 1 PM.  All activities are free once you’ve paid the admission fee to enter the museum.  The day will begin with a presentation by Chuck Masters, author of the highly-regarded biography of […]

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Final Night of the ’07 CFIC

Here I am, totally caffeinated & ready for anything, during the final Q&A of this year’s Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema.  First I lead the Q&A after the 6 PM screening of 2 wonderful shorts: PESYA’S NECKLACE and SISAI.  Then I lead the Q&A after the 8 PM screening of the very last film on […]

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“Jane” @ Batavia/Geneva/Saint Charles (IL) Branch AAUW

Fifth stop on my “Jane Addams Day” roadshow: I was supposed to show DINNER AT JANE’S to members of AAUW-Illinois’ Batavia/Geneva/St Charles Branch, but even tho program coordinators had tested the equipment in advance, the VCR froze & we were unable to get it going.  Not to worry, I am so “into Jane” at this point that I […]

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AAUW-Illinois (South) Learns about Jane Addams

Attendees at AAUW-Illinois Fall District Conference-South at Richland Community College in Decatur were treated to an excellent presentation by SIU-Carbondale professor Laura Dreuth Zeman. As a professor of social work, Laura has done research on complex topics and has given considerable thought to her role as a member of “the helping professions.” She has been aided […]

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Making “Change-for-Change” @ AAUW-Illinois (South)

April ’08 Spring Convention Update: I am proud to announce that AAUW-Illinois has donated its “Change-for-Change” collections to the “Inspiring Darfur Girls to Achieve” project. By agreement with AAUW President Ruth Sweetser, AAUW-Illinois contributed approximately 1/3rd of collections to AAUW’s Leadership and Training Institute (the AAUW arm now responsible for all programming initiatives including international programming). […]

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“Jane” @ Richland Community College

Fourth stop on my “Jane Addams Day” roadshow: I showed DINNER AT JANE’S to AAUW-Illinois members from Districts 1, 2 & 3 attending the Fall District Conference-South at Richland Community College in Decatur.  Setting was ideal & everyone was fully absorbed.  Feminist historian Barbara Zeitz assisted with the Q&A after the screening.  For more information about […]

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