The New March Madness

February 22, 2010 – 10:45 AM

This year, in celebration of Women’s History Month, the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies is proud to co-sponsor a series of programs celebrating the life and legacy of Jeannette Rankin – the first woman elected to Congress. In total, the program series will include six events spread over the month of March in locations across the community and the University of Georgia campus. Join us for the new March Madness!

To find more information about the program series visit http://www.libs.uga.edu/russell/events/rankin/, call (706) 542-5788, or tweet @JR130Committee. Additional information can be found at the Jeannette Rankin Foundation website or Facebook page.

Program Schedule

The Life and Legacy of Jeannette Rankin: First Elected U.S. Congresswoman and Georgia’s Adopted Daughter
Lecture & Reception
Where: Community Room, Oconee County Library
When: Sunday, March 7, 2010, 3-5PM

The Life and Legacy of Jeannette Rankin: Championing Election Reform
Panel Discussion & Reception
Where: Auditorium, Athens-Clarke County Library
When: Sunday, March 14, 2010, 3-5PM

The Life and Legacy of Jeannette Rankin: Her Passion for Peace,
Lecture and Reception
Where: Community Room, Oconee County Library
When: Sunday, March 21, 2010, 3-5PM

Too Little Too Late: Changes in the Legal Status of Women
UGA Women’s History Month Keynote Address by Dr. Joan Hoff (Montana State University)
Where: University Chapel, University of Georgia
When: Monday, March 22, 2010, 3-5PM

The Life and Legacy of Jeannette Rankin: Defining America’s Role in the World
Community Forum & Reception
Where: Meeting Room, Oconee County Library
When: Sunday, March 28, 2010, 3-5PM

The Life and Legacy of Jeannette Rankin: Workplace Justice Then and Now,
Panel Discussion & Pizza Dinner
Where: Zell B. Miller Learning Center (Room 248), University of Georgia
When: Wednesday, March 31, 2010, 5-6:30PM

This program series is presented by the JR130 committee with generous support and assistance from the following co-sponsors: Jeannette Rankin Foundation, Athens-Clarke County Library, Oconee County Library; and the following University of Georgia Units – Institute for Women’s Studies, Willson Center for Arts and Humanities, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Department of History, and Women’s Studies Student Organization. All programs are free and open to the public.

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