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Event Schedule: Spring 2018


Fall 2016

January 2018


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24
Coffee with Cool Women: Dr. Nelljean Rice
Join us for our first Coffee with Cool Women session of the semester. Dr. Nelljean Rice, retired dean of University College, will offer lots of good stories and advice. Hot chocolate and cookies will be waiting for you. All are welcome!
3 P.M. EHFA 101

February 2018


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12
What Does a Gamer Look Like? Part II
Join this public roundtable discussion on the role gender plays in the world of gaming. Game designers/developers, students, and faculty will share their personal experiences and research on this current issue. Hear a talk on "#Feminism - The Story of a Nanogame Collection" which presents an anthology of nanogames offering bite-sized takes on contemporary feminists issues by 34 authors from 11 different countries. Engage in a fun role-playing game and stay for a reception afterwards. 
5 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. Alford Ballroom, Atheneum Hall

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13
Pizza Lunch with Game Designers/Developers
Join us to discuss issues related to the world of gaming. Everyone is welcome!
12:30 P.M. - 1:30 P.M. LJSU A201

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17
V-Day Performances
"A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant, and a Prayer: Writings To Stop Violence Against Women and Girls" is a groundbreaking collection of monologues by world-renowned authors and playwrights, edited by Eve Ensler and Mollie Doyle. V-Day is a global activist movement to stop violence against women and girls. (Co-sponsored with SAGE, all proceeds fo to the Rape Crisis Center)
3 P.M. and 7 P.M. Johnson Auditorium, Wall 116

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19
"Intercultural Perspectives on Gender and Sexuality"
A reading and discussion with German writers Antje Ravic Strubel and Joachim Helfer. (Co-sponsored with Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies and Center for Global Engagement -- refreshments will be provided)
5 P.M. Johnson Auditorium, Wall 116

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24
ELECT HER
A workshop that trains college women to run for student government on their college or university campuses and to run for office as adults. Includes a free lunch!
10 A.M. - 1:30 P.M. LJSU A201

March 2018


March is Women's History Month

FRIDAY, MARCH 2
International Women's Day Celebration 
10:30 A.M. - 1 P.M. Prince Lawn

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14
Women's History Month Keynote Address
Join the Women's and Gender Studies Program for the 2018 Women's History Month keynote address delivered by Dr. Hilary M. Lips, Professor Emeritus at Radford University. Dr. Lips will present her fascinating research on the connections between gender and pay inequity. A reception will follow. All are welcome! (Co-sponsored with the History Department)
7 P.M. - 9 P.M. LJSU Theater

THURSDAY, MARCH 15
Music Department Concert “Women Composers”
7:30 P.M. EHFA Recital Hall


SATURDAY, MARCH 17 & SUNDAY, MARCH 18
Women in Intelligence and National Security Conference
Registration required—on-site registration possible. 
9 A.M. - 5 P.M. Wall 317 and Johnson Auditorium

MONDAY, MARCH 19
Screening of Obvious Child (2014)
As part of CCU's Women's History Month celebrations, please join us for an educational screening of the feature film Obvious Child, which has been praised for its excellent, realistic portrayal of women's lives. The screening will be followed by a Q&A session about relevant topics. All are welcome!
6 P.M. Wall 318

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21
Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop
(Co-sponsored with First Generation College Students Organization)
4 P.M. - 7 P.M. LJSU A201 

THURSDAY, MARCH 22
What Holds Women Back? A Panel on Family Leave Policies
As part of our Women's History Month celebration, this event offers various perspectives on the importance of supportive family leave policies. You will hear from faculty, employers, and about how other countries implement family leave. A small reception will follow. All are welcome!
4:30 P.M. LJSU Theater

TUESDAY, MARCH 27
Women's and Gender Studies Capstone Event
Time and Location TBA

April 2018


April is Sexual Violence Awareness Month

TUESDAY, APRIL 24
A Concert of Student-Created Protest Songs

Join us for a musical presentation of protest songs which students in WGST 305 Gender, Sexuality, Race, and Class have composed. (Co-sponsored with Department of Music)
6 P.M. Johnson Auditorium, Wall 116

THURSDAY, APRIL 26
Writing/Study Day
Bring your papers, study notes, your grading, or any other work and join us for free snacks, coffee, soda, etc. You’ll feel the feminist intellectual energy in the room! Stay all day or just for a quick pit stop. Students, faculty, and staff welcome. 
10 A.M. - 2 P.M. Kearns 107B 

May 2018


TUESDAY, MAY 1
End-of-year Party, Graduation Ceremony & Triota Induction
4 P.M. - 5 P.M. EHFA 164