Dana Shugar Colloquia: Feb. 10, 17, Apr. 21
"Familiar Issues, New Directions: Black Women and the Long Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham"
Rob Widell, History
"'Cry Elmina': A Reader's Theatre." Excerpts from her spoken word epic poem about African slave women
Vanessa Quainoo, AAF
"Using Criticial Race and Feminist Perspectives to Explore the Intersections Between the Race, Gender, and Educational Engagement of Non-Traditional Age Undergraduate Women"
Dr. Annemarie Vaccaro
International Women's Day: Mar. 5
4 p.m. Read/Write (co-sponsored with the English Department) featuring
Jane Lazarre and Jan Clausen
Worldwide Screening of Where the Water Meets the Sky, which tells the story of 23 women from rural Zambia who were trained in film-making and made a film about the plight of young African women orphaned by AIDs. Screening times TBA.
Schweers Memorial Lecture on Women and Health
"Poverty and Nutritional Health: The Gender and Age Divide"
Dr. Nancy Fey-Yensan
Annual Eleanor M. Carlson Lecture
"Meeting the Needs of Working Families: Getting to the Core of Global Gender Inequalities"
Dr. Jody Heymann
Co-Sponsored and Student-Initated Events
Circumference, a play by
Amy Salloway (co-sponor with URI Hillel)
Jane Roberts, founder with Lois Abraham of the 34 Million Friends of United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).
Speaking in WMS classes at 11am.
Participate in a Brown Bag lunch 12:30 to 1:30.