March 2, 5:00, McGuffey Auditorium. Award-Winning Novelist Dorothy Allison, author of Bastard out of Carolina, Cavedweller, and other works
March 4, Noon, Bonnie Auditorium. Welcome by President Kyle.
Dr. Mary Atwell: “Our Wretched Sisters: Gender and Executed Women”
March 16, 2:00, Heth 16. Circle of Life Intergenerational Dialogue (30s- 40s in inner circle), Dr. Sarah Hastings
March 18, 4:00, Heth 45. Dr. Virginia Weisz and Debra Massaro (Nursing): “A Day in the Life of a Belizean Mother”
March 19, 2:00, Heth 22. Dr. Roann Barris and Students from ARTH 420 (ARTH): “Contemporary Art History and Women’s Issues”
March 20, 4:00, Heth 16. Dr. Deneen Evans (School of Social Work), Natalie Fajardo (Assistant Director for Diversity and Inclusion), Dr. Diane Hodge (Director School of Social Work), Crasha Townsend (Director Center for Diversity and inclusion): “LEAN IN—Women, Work, and the Will to Lead: What Happens when Women of Diverse Voices Lean In?”
March 23, 2:00, Heth 16. Circle of Life Intergenerational Dialogue (20s and under in inner circle), Dr. Sarah Hastings
March 25, 5:00, Brewin’ Around Coffee Shop. Slam Poetry Event. Loren Phillips ( English)
March 26, 11:00, Heth 16. STEP-UP! Bystander Intervention: Julie Dill (SAVES), Dr. Amy Sorensen (Sociology)
March 26, 3:00, Heth 16. STEP-UP! Bystander Intervention: SAVES Staff, Dr. Amy Sorensen (Sociology)
March 26, 7:30, Albig Theatre. Paradigm Shift: An Evening of Women’s Work— a concert celebrating Women’s History Month, featuring original creative dance works by emerging female choreographers from the RU Department of Dance
March 27, 1:30, Bonnie 249. Dr. Donna Boyd (Co-Director Forensic Science Institute) and Dr. Sara O’Brien (Biology): Women in STEM Professions—Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies for Success (panel discussion with STEM students and professionals)
March 29, 2:00, March 30 & March 31, 7:00, Bonnie Auditorium. Performance of Eve Ensler’ s The Vagina Monologues. Directed by Lucinda McDermott. Tickets Available via eventbrite. Please consider supporting our GoFundMe campaign to benefit The Women's Resource Center of the New River Valley, or, bring a cash donation to the show.
March 30, 10am-5pm, Muse Banquet Hall. Caitlyn Parker (History, English, and Women’s Studies): "Defining and Creating Safe Spaces: A Day of Workshops, Lectures, and Discussions”
March 30, 2:00, Heth 16. Bence Bays, Leanne Hancock, Cassandra Perkins (Career Center ): “Women and the Work World”
March 30, 1-5 & March 31st, 10-4, Heth 14. Dr. Carlee Bradbury and Students from ARTH 414 (Art): “The Mary Project”—Art Exhibit and Symposium
March 30, 1:00, Heth 14. Exhibit Opening & Students’ Presentations
March 31, 10–4, Heth 14. “The Mary Project” Exhibit
March 31, 4:00, Bonnie Auditorium. Dr. Hilary Lips (Chair, Department of Psychology): “Women Working for Less: What’s the problem?”
April 1, 4:00, Covington Foyer. Closing Reception. President Penelope Kyle: “Reflections on Women and Women’s History Month." The entire University community is cordially invited to join us for refreshments, live music, and conviviality.