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Labanese-American Poet Dima Hilal..

Tuesday, May 19, 2009
  2–3:30 p.m.

Location: Highlander Union Building (formerly Commons)
Category: Enrichment

Description: - An Afternoon of Poetry with Dima Hilal
Tuesday, May 19 - 268 Commons (HUB), 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Anthologized in numerous poetry collections, Lebanese-American poet, hilal, will perform and disucss her poetry, which weaves the themes of family, culture, identity, love and war. As part of her presentation, she will talk about her experiences as an immigrant, an Arab Muslim, a woman, An American, a new mother, and the wife of a man who collects Pez dispensers.

- Women Too Can Have a Lifetime In STEM!
Thursday, May 21 - 260 Commons (HUB)
2:00 - 3:00 PM
Dr. Linda Penas, Lecturer in Statistics, will discuss her journey from a small town in middle
America to UCR, via academia and industry. She will offer insights on the roles women play
in the STEM fields, once considered the purview of men.

For more information, please visit,, or; email, or call (951) 827-3337. The Center looks forward to seeing you!

Additional Information:

Open to: General Public
Admission: Free
Sponsor: Student Affairs

Contact Information:
Dr. Adrienne Sims