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Jane Fonda to Speak at Augsburg

OCTOBER 29, 2007

Jane Fonda The 2007 Anne Pedersen Women's Resource Center and Koryne Horbal Lecture will be held Wednesday, Nov. 14 and will host nationally recognized actress and activist Jane Fonda for a convocation entitled "My Life's Lessons About Sex and Gender." The event will begin at 10 a.m. in Si Melby Hall and will be followed by a book signing at 11 a.m.

Fonda has long been known for advocacy on environmental issues, human rights, and the empowerment of women and girls. In 1994 she was named Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund. Her work on stage and screen has earned her numerous nominations and awards, including Oscars for “Klute” and “Coming Home” and an Emmy for her performance in "The Dollmaker." Her other stage and screen credits include: "The China Syndrome," "Nine to Five," "Rollover," "On Golden Pond," and "The Morning After."

The Koryne Horbal Lecture is part of the 2007-08 Augsburg College Convocation Series and is free and open to the public.

About the Augsburg College Convocation Series
The 2007-2008 Augsburg Convocation Series: the eighth annual series incorporating long-standing endowed and special programs of Augsburg College.

All events take place in Si Melby Hall, 23rd and Riverside Ave. S. in Minneapolis.
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Public Transportation

A light-rail station is 6-7 blocks from Si Melby Hall, and buses make frequent stops in the campus area. Please visit Metrotransit to plan your trip.


Limited on-street parking is available around the Augsburg campus. Parking at Augsburg

Fairview/University of Minnesota Medical Center Riverside Campus is near Augsburg and has two visitor ramps (they charge a fee), labeled red and yellow. Google Map of Fairview's Location

The University of Minnesota has two visitor ramps (they also charge a fee) nearby – one off of 21st Ave. and the other off of 19th Ave. UMN Parking Map PDF

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