Nassau Community College
One Education Drive
Garden City, NY 11530-6793

Reginald Tuggle
College/Community Relations
Tel: 516-572-7250
FAX: 516-572-9633

Alicia Steger
Assistant Director
College/Community Relations
Tel: 516-572-9634
FAX: 516-572-7497

News Release


Immediate: February 12, 2002                                              

Contact: Alicia Steger – (516) 572-9634


Nassau Community College Womenís History Month Committee Presents


Women aLive: Artists, Writers, Activists

Garden City, NY – In celebration of Women’s History Month, Nassau Community College Women’s History Month Committee honors women artists, writers and activists.  All programs are free and open to the public.  For more information please contact Barbara Horn, Coordinator, Women’s Studies Project, 516-572-7082.

Sister Souljah Speaks, Wednesday, March 6, 11:00 a.m., College Center Building.  Internationally known author of No Disrespect and The Coldest Winter Ever, community activist, political commentator and organizer of “At Daddy’s House”

Filmmaker Nancy Savoca, Wednesday, March 20, 12:30 p.m., Tower 11th Floor.  Director of “True Love” (Grand Jury Prize 1989 Sundance Film Festival), “Household Saints”, “24-Hour Woman” and the HBO production “If These Walls Could Talk”

Film Viewing: Nancy Savoca’s “24-Hour Woman”, Tuesday, March 19, 7:00 p.m. and Wednesday, March 20, 6:00 p.m., College Center Building.

Women in Film, Women’s Studies Faculty Seminar, Wednesday, March 20, 3:30 p.m., 351 Harmon Avenue.  Filmmaker Nancy Savoca will discuss the making of “24-Hour Woman” and documentary maker Veronique N. Doumbe will talk about producing “Denis A. Charles: An Interrupted Conversation”

“The Islamic Constitution, Women and Socioeconomic Development in Iran”, Thursday, March 21, 1:00 p.m., Tower 11th Floor.  Professor Behrouz H. Tabrizi, Chair, Department of Economics, St. Francis College (co-sponsored with NCC International Studies Committee, “The World of Islam: Religion, Culture and Politics)

“Women and Representation in Renaissance Painting”, Thursday, April 4, 11:30, Building G, Room C65.  An art forum lecture by Professor Marina Delaney, Art Department (co-sponsored by the Art Department, Art Forum Committee)





Ref: 570.2/12/02/200