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New Mexico State's Women's Studies to present series of seminars

The New Mexico State University Women's Studies Program is starting a series of Brown Bag seminars with a presentation by Jody Crowley, assistant professor of criminal justice at New Mexico State, at noon on Friday, Oct. 26, in Breland Hall Room 333.

's presentation is titled "Providing Services for Victims of Crime in New Mexico."

Janet Tanski, associate professor of economics and director of the Women's Studies Program, said the purpose of the series is to introduce the program and its faculty to a larger population off campus and to examine women's contributions to society from different perspectives.

The Brown Bag Series will be held from noon to 1 p.m. on Fridays in Room 333 of Breland Hall, unless otherwise noted.

On Nov. 2, Christine Eber, assistant professor of sociology and anthropology at New Mexico State will give a presentation titled "Cracking the Vessel of Oppression: Women and Change in San Pedro Chenalho, Chiapas." This presentation precedes the arrival of women who will visit from Chiapas in late November.

Nov. 9, Ann Hales, professor of nursing at New Mexico State, will present "Nurses and Women: the Power to Heal" in Science Hall Room 124.

Nov. 16, "Co-power and Co-leadership, a Feminist Model for Organizing: A Workshop Using Horses" will be presented by Grace Ann Rosile, adjunct professor of management at New Mexico State. The location of this presentation will be announced at a later date.

Nov. 30, Ngaire Bissett, visiting professor for the school of management from RMIT University at Australia, will give a presentation titled "Beyond Rationality: Theorizing the Productive Diversity Paradigm."

The final presenter and topic for Friday, Dec. 7 will be announced at a later date.

The presentations are free and open to the public. Those interested are encouraged to bring a brown bag lunch. For more information call the Women's Studies Program at (505) 646-3448.