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Press Release: UMass Dartmouth events in March to celebrate Women's History Month


UMass Dartmouth events in March to celebrate Women's History Month

This year's Women's History Month entitled, Knowing our History, Knowing Ourselves, include events with informative speakers, writers, films and activities.

Author:  Juli Parker [Contact]
Date:  February 28, 2011
Department:   Womens Resource Center
This year's Women's History Month entitled, Knowing our History, Knowing Ourselves, include events with informative speakers, writers, films and activities.

Sponsored by the UMass Dartmouth departments in English, Portuguese, and Women's studies; UMass Dartmouth Centers for Women's Resources, Jewish Culture, International Student and Scholar; and the Frederick Douglass Unity House; and other organizations and associations affiliated with the University such as Live Well: Health Education & Promotion, the YWCA, and the American Association of University Women.

March 1, 2 p.m.
Women's History Month Kick off
Sonia Sanchez, African American poet, playwright & activist
Poetry Reading & Writing workshop
Main Auditorium-Free
Contact: Donna Moore: 508.999.9222

March 7, 4 p.m.
The Impact of the Media on Women's Health
Judy Norsigian, Founder of the Boston Women's Health Collective
Main Auditorium-Free
Contact: 508.9104582

March 8, 12:30 p.m.
International Women's Day
11th Annual Outstanding Women's Awards
Keynote: Minrose Gwin, Author
The Queen of Palmyra: A Reading and Discussion
Followed by a Chocolate Reception and book signing
Woodland Commons-Free
Contact: 508.910.4582

March 8, 5 p.m.
What the English Woman Saw: Maria Graham Goes Gothic in Brazil
Hilary Owen, University of Manchester
Administration Bldg. Room 333-Free
Contact: 508.999.8241

March 10, 6 p.m.
AHA Night
(LOOP bus available from main campus)
Who Does She Think She Is?  
Movie and panel exploring motherhood & art
Star Store New Bedford, Campus, Lecture Hall, Room 144
Free
Contact: 508.910. 4582

March 24, 12:30 p.m.
You Never Call! You Never Write!: The Historical Legacy of American Jewish Mothers
Dr. Joyce Antler, Brandeis University
Admin. Bldg., Room 333-Free
Contact: 508.910.6551

March 25, 7 p.m.
International Films Series
Be With Me (2006, Singapore)
This film is a tapestry of three stories woven around the themes of love, hope, tragedy and redemption.
CVPA, Room 153-Free
Contact: 508.999.8285

March 28, 4 p.m.
Absolutely Safe
Movie examining the complex issue of breast enhancements.
Dion, Room 116-Free
Contact: 508.910.4584

March 29, 5:30-9 p.m.
4th Annual WRC/WMS Fundraiser
Educating & Empowering through the Written Word
Keynote: Susan Faludi, Pulitzer Prize Winning Author
Why Haven't Women Remade the World Yet?
Woodland Commons-Tickets $100
For tickets contact: 508.910.4584
 

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