Women’s History Month Events

March is Women’s History Month

Women History Month Events Flyer

Women-Month-Thumbnail“Monday, March 3rd marks the Centennial of the 1913 Woman Suffrage Procession down Pennsylvania Ave., WA D.C.”
–a key turning point in the fight for suffrage and women’s right to vote.

Women’s History Month Events

*All events open to men and women*

Movie: Iron Jawed Angels

Mon., Mar. 3rd, 2:30-5:00 p.m., Room C130A&B (inside Cafeteria)
Directed by Katja von Garnier and starring Hilary Swank, Frances O’Connor, Julia Ormond, and Anjelica Huston. Iron Jawed Angels portrays the American women’s suffrage movement during the 1910s. The film received acclaim at the Sundance Film Festival. Sponsored by the BC Organization of Women Leaders (OWLs) & The Women’s Center.

Domestic Violence Awareness and Sexual Assault Prevention

Mon., Mar. 3rd, Wed. Mar. 5th & Thurs. Mar. 6th, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Cafeteria
Learn more about domestic violence and sexual assault prevention and campus and community services. Show your support against DV and sexual assault by decorating a quilt square with your favorite quote or artistic expression. Quilt will be raffled off during April and money raised will be donated to LifeWire to support DV survivors. Sponsored by the BC Women’s Center, Multicultural Services, & Counseling.

Lecture: Winona LaDuke, “Women in Leadership: Voices for Change”

Thurs. Mar. 6th, 10:30-11:20 a.m., Room N201
Winona LaDuke (Anishinaabe) is an internationally acclaimed author, orator and activist. LaDuke is founder and Co-Director of Honor the Earth, a national advocacy group encouraging public support and funding for native environmental groups. With Honor the Earth, she works nationally and internationally on issues of climate change, renewable energy, sustainable development, food systems and environmental justice. In her own community in northern Minnesota, she is the founder of the White Earth Land Recovery Project, one of the largest reservation based non-profit organizations in the country, and a leader on the issues of culturally-based sustainable development strategies, renewable energy and food systems. Sponsored by the BC Office of Equity and Pluralism, The Women’s Center, Student Programs, & Multicultural Services.

International Women’s Day

Sat. Mar. 8th
Learn more at http://www.internationalwomensday.com/pages.asp

Presentation & Discussion: Feminist Coming Out Day

Tues., Mar. 11th, 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. presentation;
12:20-1:00 p.m. discussion;
1:00-1:30 p.m. reflections, Room C130A&B (inside Cafeteria)

Learn about the history of the first- and second-wave feminism, both pros and cons, and the growing, global third-wave feminism efforts. Let’s talk about how you can define and participate in a more inclusive, third-wave feminism. Cookies and tea/coffee will be served. Sponsored by the BC Organization of Women Leaders (OWLs) and The Women’s Center.

Panel Discussion & Q&A: Women Leadership in Higher Education

Tues. Mar. 11th, 12:30-3:00 p.m., Room N201
First panel will be women in Higher Ed. followed by Q&A. Second panel will be men in Higher Ed. followed by Q&A. Sponsored by the BC Diversity Caucus and the Office of Equity and Pluralism.

Guest Speaker: Empowerment Workshop

Wed., Mar. 12th, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Room C130A&B (inside Cafeteria)
Sponsored by BC Amnesty International

Film Festival

Wed. Mar. 12th, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. & Thurs. Mar. 13th, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Main Cafeteria
Sponsored by BC Amnesty International

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