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Famed feminist and journalist Gloria Steinem gave a talk at UW-Parkside's Greenquist Hall in 1970. Her talk was open to the public and was sponsored by UW-Parkside's Lecture and Fine Arts Committee.

Har Gobind Khorama spoke at UW-Parkside on March 23rd and 30th, 1977. He won the 1968 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine while a member of the faculty at UW-Madison.

Sociologist and civil rights activist Harry Edwards spoke at UW-Parkside on January 13th, 1989. He was the keynote speaker at a symposium entitled "The Changing Character of Institutional Racism in Higher Education."

Irish Poet James Liddy (left) presented a poetry reading at UW-Parkside on April 6th, 1971. Liddy also spent a year as a visiting professor at UW-Parkside.

Social activist Jerry Rubin spoke in the Student Activities Building at UW-Parkside on May 2nd, 1971.

Newscaster Joel Daly spoke at the annual dinner of the B'nai B'rith lodge in 1974, which was hosted by UW-Parkside. The topic of his talk was the Yom Kippur War, which occurred in 1973.

Social activist and civil rights leader Julian Bond spoke at UW-Parkside on May 8th, 1972. An article about the event appeared in the Racine Journal Times on May 9th, 1972.

Kenneth Eble spoke on "Sex and the Joys of Teaching" at a workshop sponsored by the Center for Teaching Excellence on January 12th, 1979. Chancellor Alan Guskin is sitting next to Kenneth Eble at a luncheon.

Norman Mailer visited the UW-Parkside campus for a lecture on October 1st, 1972. He signed autographs and took questions.

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