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Nationally Acclaimed Feminist Writer Bell Hooks To Speak At U.Va.

March 15, 2001-- WHO: Feminist philosopher, educator and author bell hooks

WHAT: Talk and book signing as part of the Virginia Festival of the Book

WHEN: 2 p.m. Friday, March 23

WHERE: Ruffner Hall auditorium, University of Virginia

Hooks' talk, titled "New Visions," is sponsored by the Curry School of Education Community Committee, the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, Forum for Contemporary Thought, Women's Center, School of Architecture, Office of African American Affairs and Carter G. Woodson Institute of Afro-American and African Studies.

Hooks is a distinguished professor of English at City College in New York. Her books include "All About Love: New Visions," "Art on My Mind: Visual Politics," "Ain't I a Woman," "bell hooks' Engaged Pedagogy, Where We Stand," and "Class Matters."

The talk is free and open to the public. It is one of about 200 events, including readings, panel discussions and book signings, scheduled during March 23 - 25 throughout Charlottesville.

Contact: Katherine Jackson, (804) 924-3629

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact the Office of University Relations at (804) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (804) 924-7550.
SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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