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AASU to Host Lecture on the Feminization of AIDS April 4

Savannah, GA–Armstrong Atlantic State University will present a lecture on The International 'Feminization of AIDS' on April 4 as part of its International Week. Speaker Susan Leisure will begin her talk at 10:00 A.M. in room 156 of AASU's University Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Leisure is the assistant director of the Office of International Education for the University System of Georgia. She is currently finishing her Ph.D. in Women's Studies (with a research focus on gender and development in Southern Africa) at Emory University . Leisure spent almost a year doing fieldwork in Malawi and also studied at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. Leisure previously worked for study abroad and international student offices at Butler University and spent three years with the Institute for Study Abroad.

The event is sponsored by AASU's Office of International Education (OIE), which organizes study abroad and exchange programs in more than sixty countries in coordination with the University System of Georgia. This fall Armstrong Atlantic enrolled 215 students with international backgrounds representing sixty-five foreign countries. Visit OIE online atwww.intl.armstrong.edu.

For more information about International Week, contact the OIE at 921.5671.

March 12, 2002


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