Monday, October 1, 2007
7:00 p.m.


University Center Ballroom

Gerda Lerner “Women’s History as a Tool for Social Change”

Gerda Lerner, who fled Nazi persecution at age 18, became a pioneer in the field of women’s history, and founder of the first women’s studies program in the U.S. at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She chronicled her experiences as a refugee and political activist in Fireweed: A Political Autobiography.

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