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Press Release for Monday, January 7, 2008

UNF Women's Center and Gallery Host "Feminist Art" Event

Contact: Joanna Norris, Assistant Director
Department of Media Relations and Events
(904) 620-2102

The University of North Florida Women’s Center and the University Gallery will host a lecture on “Feminist Art and Feminist Aesthetics,” presented by Dr. David Fenner, dean of The Graduate School, on Thursday, Jan.17, at 11 a.m. in the University Gallery on campus. This event is free and open to the public.

Fenner will present a variety of images that connect to or illustrate feminist art and will conclude with a discussion of feminist aesthetics. The lecture coincides with the 20th anniversary of the Women’s Center at UNF.

A professor of Philosophy, Fenner conducts research on aesthetics and the philosophy of art. He is the author/editor of “The Aesthetic Attitude, Ethics and the Arts, Introducing Aesthetics" and "Art in Context” and serves on the Women’s Center’s advisory board.

For more information about the lecture, contact DeeAnne Crookham at (904) 620-2528 or by e-mail at