A&M International Talk to Focus on Gender and Language Differences

The Texas A&M International University Women's Studies Program will sponsor a free presentation entitled "You Just Donšt Understand Me!: Gender and Language Differences in Conversation," on Monday, April 14 from 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. in Bullock Hall room 114.

Featured presenter will be Dr. Kathleen Pletsch de Garcia, Assistant Professor of English and Spanish at A&M International.

The presentation, which is part of a Lunch-Time Speaker Series commemorating Women's History Month, is free and open to members of the community.

Upcoming presentations in the Series include: "Women in Children's Literature," featuring Dr. Frances Gates Rhodes, Monday, April 21; and "Sexual Assault/Sexual Harassment," featuring A&M International University Chief of Police Harry Stege, Tuesday, April 29.

All presentations will be held from 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. in Bullock Hall room 114.

Persons who attend the Lunch-Time Speaker Series may bring their lunch to the presentations. Cookies will be served.

For more information on the Lunch-Time Speaker Series, please contact Dr. Jeraldine Kraver at 326-2630.

University office hours are 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Affairs and Information Services at pais@tamiu.edu