On Campus | Alumni
Where: William H. Gates Hall, Room 138
Madam Lu will lecture on "A New Perspective on the Asia Pacific". She is a writer, feminist, vegetarian, and environmentalist. A graduate of National Taiwan U, U. of Illinois, and Harvard U, Lu rose to prominence as the founder of Taiwan's feminist movement. In 1979, she was sentenced to prison for her speech at an International Human Rights Day rally. Lu was released in 1985. In 1993, Lu was elected to Taiwan's national parliament. In 2000, she was elected the first female Vice President.