Ann Fessler, author of The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe v.Wade, will be speaking and showing her film in progress on the same topic at the University of Pittsburgh at 8 pm Monday, September 22. The free event will be in the Frick Fine Arts auditorium on the University of Pittsburgh Campus.
Contact Marianne Novy at [email protected] for more information.
There will be rooms reserved at the Holiday Inn University Center until September 2 for people from out of town who want to be at this event. It is a 5-10 minute walk mostly across the university campus from the Frick Fine Arts Auditorium. Rooms will be available for the reduced price of $114 a night (cheaper if you share). Reservations must be made by
September 1 to get in the block with the reduced rate; call 412-682-6200or 1-800-HOLIDAY.
Tell them it is the Ann Fessler conference (though it is just one talk and a reception afterwards).