March

Women's History Month
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During the Month of March, the Women's Center will present various programs that highlight the contributions and issues specially pertaining to womenhood.

*Our 3rd Annual Beauty Across Cultures Program will be held on April 9. International Model and motivational speaker, Yomi Abiola will facilitate a discussion on beauty and diversity. See our April program listings for further information.

Women of Color in Political Organizations Part 1 (WC)
Date: Monday, March 3
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00 pm
Location: ASC 233

The role of women of color and politics is seldom discussed. This program will shed a light on the trailblazing women of color from organizations such as the Black Power Movement, MOVE, and ZAPTISTA movement.

Women of Color in Political Organizations Part 2 (WC)
Date: Wednesday, March 5
Time: 1:00-2:00
Location: ENG Hall A115

The role of women of color in politics is seldom discussed. This program will shed light on the trailblazing women of color from organizations such as the Black Power Movement, MOVE, and ZAPTISTA movement.


Bro Code (Film Screening) part 1(MI)bro
Date:
Monday, March 3
Time: 1:00 - 2:00
Location: Engleman A109

Please join us for the screening of the first half of documentary the Bro Code. This half of the film addresses cultural factors that push men towards a womanizing and sexist stance and shows how this push occurs. Following the first half of the film we will discuss how these cultural factors impact both men and women as well as some ways to start pushing back.

Bro Code (Film Screening) part 2 (MI)
Date:
Wednesday, March 5
Time
: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Engleman A115

Please join us for the second half of the documentary the Bro Code. This half of the film addresses some additional cultural factors pushing men towards sexism, as well as addressing some methods of pushing back. Following the second half of the film we will discuss additional means of pushing back against these cultural factors and look directly at what we can do as individuals.

Black Girls Rock! (WC)
Date: Thursday, March 6
Time: 7:oo pm
Location: ASC Ballroom

In Celebration of Women's History Month, the NAACP along with the Women's Center is celebrating the contributions of Black women. This year we will honor three outstanding women from SCSU for their efforts in the community. This celebratory event will also include music, prizes, and live performances.

The Business of Being Born (WC)being
Date:
Monday, March 10
Time:
1:00-3:00 pm
Location:
ASC 311

This riveting documentary uncovers the commercial aspect of the childbirth experiance in the United States. Produced by Rikki Lake, this film compares various childbirth methods: including midwives, natural childbirth, epidurals, and C-sections. Through first-hands accounts, The Buisness of Being Born criticizes the American health care system and its emphasis on medicines, costly interventions, and its view of childbirth as a medical emergency rather than a natural occurrence.

Where Do You Stand? How to intervene.
Date:
Monday, March 10
Time: 1:00 - 2:00pm
Location: ASC 233

When should you intervene in a situation? How should you go about doing it? Even if I know how and when, why me? All of these questions and more will be explored in this discussion based program. We will delve into the many dimensions of bystander intervention and build a safer campus community.

Various Representations of Motherhood (WC)mommy
Date:
Wednesday, March 12
Time:
1:00pm -2:00 pm
Location:
ENG A115

What makes a good mother? Does she stay at home? Is she married and in her thirties? Does she work a full-time job while attending college? Does she recieve govermental funding such as SNAP benefits and Cash assistance?

Join the Women's Center as we analyze the truth behind the societal expectations of motherhood.

A Doula Story (WC)
Date:
Monday, March 24
Time:
1:00 pm- 2:00 pm
Location:
ASC 306

A Doula Story documents one Chicago woman's fierce commitment to empower pregnant teenagers, while providing them with the skills and knowledge needed to become confident nurturing mothers.

Women's History Month Tables (WC)ooo
Date:
Monday, March 24
Date: Tuesday, March 25
Date:
Thursday, March 27
Time: 11:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.
Location: ASC Plaza Level Table

Please join the Women's Center in celebrating Women's History Month. T-Shirts, quizzes, snacks and other interesting give-aways will be available.

 

Yellow Dress Program (WC) - CANCELLEDll
Date:
Tuesday, March 25
Time:
8:00 pm
Location:
Farnham Programming Space

The Yellow Dress is a dramatic one-woman play based on the stories of young women who were victims of dating violence. The carefully constructed program stimulates thought-provoking discussion about relationships: a topic important to every young person's life.

*Due to the delicate subject matter of the program, a representative from the SART Team, Campus Police, and Counseling Services will be present

 Uncovering Gender Roles (WC)
Date: Monday, March 31
Time: 1:00-2:00 pm
Location: ASC 306

Join us for an engaging discussion on traditional gender roles and their impact on society.