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Boston Journalists' Roundtable to Review Equality in Women's Sports


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7 to 9 P.M.

 WHAT:  The University of Massachusetts Lowell will host a roundtable discussion with Boston area women sports writers, producers and authors on  "Women, Sports, Equality:  The Year 2003 in Review."  Panelists will include Karen Guregian, BostonHerald; Karen Given, WBUR's Only a Game;  Laura Pappano, BostonGlobe; and Eileen McDonagh, NortheasternUniversity.

WHERE:  UMass Lowell Campus Recreation Center, Pawtucket Street, Lowell (Across from LeLacheur Park)

WHY :   For the last few years, Political Science Prof. Jeffrey Gerson and Joan Lehoulier, UMass Lowell's senior associate athletic director, have developed a speaking program to complement a "Politics and Sports" class.  The pair also will moderate this year's event - which is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Sponsors include Politics and Sports, Athletics, the Center for Women and Work, Gender Studies Program and the Political Science Department and Club. Funding is provided by the Bookstore Advisory Committee.

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