Events for March 2013
Boca Raton Campus
“Our Stories, Our Strength” 2nd Annual Art Show Celebrating Women’s History Month
In “Our Stories, Our strength”, FAU students explore the impact of history on women’s lives, sponsored by the Women’s Studies Graduate Student Association (WSGSA) and MFA students in the Department of Visual Arts & Art History. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Panel Discussion: “Gender Agenda: Gaining Momentum” Featuring, Catherine Lambert (Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch) Joanne Salander Miller (Author), and Josephine Beoku-Betts, Ph.D. (Professor and Director, Center for Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, FAU).
UN Women National Committee East Florida chapter in collaboration with the center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, FAU, celebrates International Women’s Day. RSVP required: email@example.com or call 772-231-3001.
Panel discussion: “Women of Purpose: Actions Changing Our World” featuring, Lisa McCourt (Best Selling Author), Julia Luyster (Attorney at Law), Inbal Mazar (Ph.D. Candidate at FAU) and Lisa Kaye (Senior Vice President, Morgan Stanley)
Celebrating 50 Years of Women in Space, Arthur Dunn Airpark, Titusville, Florida near Kennedy Space Center
Keynote speaker: NASA Kennedy Space Center Deputy Director, Janet Petro, West Point graduate and military helicopter pilot. RSVP required. Contact Dr. Barbara Ganson, firstname.lastname@example.org or (954) 298-0376. Adults $45; children 12 and under $25; FAU student banquet price: $35. Visit website their website for more information: www.flyitforwardtitusville.info
Women in Public Service
Join us for a lecture by Dr. Mohammed Al-Khadary on his new book, Women in Public Service: Barriers, Challenges, and Opportunities. Contact Multicultural programming at email@example.com.
Women’s History Month Kickoff
Come and join us as we celebrate the Kick-Off for Women’s History Month with free food, music and giveaways. Contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs at 561-297-3959.
Guest Speaker Jan Davis, Ph.D., former NASA Astronaut “I Need My Space: A Woman’s Journey” Admission $50, FAU faculty and staff $25, VIP Breakfast $100. Registration required. For more information, visit fauf.fau.edu/leadership or call Gail Vorsas at 561-297-2337.
Contact Donna Bryan, 561-297-3865.
Spoken word artist Natalie Cook performs in honor of UN International Day for elimination of racial discrimination, followed by student performances. Contact Multicultural Programming at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us for a lecture with Dr. Janell Hobson (Associate Professor, University at Albany, State University of New York) as she talks about the digital world from a feminist point of view. Contact Donna Bryan, 561-297-3865.
Public lecture: Dr. Thomas Foster (Associate Professor and Chair of the History Department at Depaul University). Free and open to the public. Contact Donna Bryan, 561-297-3865.
Come and learn about meditation. Contact Multicultural Programming at email@example.com
Film and discussion: Dr. Karen Leader (Dept. of Visual Art and History) and Viridiana Lieberman (Documentary Film Maker.) Free and open to the public. Contact Donna Bryan, 561-297-3865.
Afternoon Tea: A Discussion on Women & Leadership
Join us for a lively discussion on what does it mean to be a leader and a woman. Contact Vanessa Van Dyke at 561-297-3959 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
15th Annual Symposium: “Boundaries, Bodies and Dissidence: Negotiating New Spaces of Feminist knowledge”. Keynote speaker: William O’Brien Ph.D., Associate Professor of Environmental Studies
Contact the Women’s Studies Graduate Student Association at email@example.com
Film Viewing and Discussion: Ms. Representation
What is MISS REPRESENTATION?
Join your Broward Program Board as we pamper our women OWLS in recognition of Women’s History Month. Refreshments will be served to all participants.For more information,contact Student Involvement and Leadership, 954-236-1219.
Every Day Inspiring Women
"Project What is Slut?" featuring Leigh Clay
How many people know what slut-shaming is? Not many! Slut-Shaming occurs when individuals are judged negatively for partaking in activities that are thought to be reserved for "sluts". Join our very own, Leigh Clay, as she presents her project which aims at bringing understanding and awareness to this form of bullying. Contact the Jupiter Program Board at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Movie Showing: “Transamerica”
Women’s History Jeopardy
Women in Architecture