Steinem to Speak at Texas Tech’s 25th Annual Conference on Advancement of Women in Higher Education

Media advisory for upcoming Steinem speech.

WHAT:Gloria Steinem keynote address WHEN:           4:30 p.m. Friday (April 3) WHERE:         Lubbock Memorial Civic Center EVENT:          American feminist icon Gloria Steinem will serve as keynote speaker for Texas Tech University's 25th Annual All-University Conference on the Advancement of Women in Higher Education. The media are invited to cover the speech, but Steinem will not be available for comment following the event. However, Texas Tech Women's Studies Program coordinator Tricia Earl will be available to discuss Steinem and 25 years of the program following the speech. The conference, sponsored by the Women's Studies Program and titled "Innovation, Migration and Transference: Voices, Gender and Expression in the Changing World," is part of a two-day celebration recognizing a quarter century of promoting contributions by, for and about women within higher education. General admission tickets to Steinem's keynote speech are $10 apiece. The price includes a $3 surcharge from Select-A-Seat. Tickets are available by calling 770-2000 or www.selectaseatlubbock.com. For more information, call (806) 742-4335, or visit www.depts.ttu.edu/wstudies. Find Texas Tech news, experts and story ideas at www.media.ttu.edu. CONTACT: Tricia Earl, coordinator of the Women's Studies Program, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-4335 ext. 392, patricia.a.earl@ttu.edu.