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Light Up the Night

The Advocates for Non-Violence and the Women’s Resource Center present Light Up the Night on Thursday, Oct. 2 at 6:30 pm. Join us at the Amphitheater under the “M” for music and poetry, followed by a hike to light up the “M”. Bring a flashlight and light up Mount Sentinel  in solidarity with survivors of sexual assault and interpersonal violence.

First Annual Jewish Film Festival

Har Shalom synagogue invites you to The Roxy Theater Missoula's (718 S. Higgins ave.) First Annual Jewish Film Festival. The festival kicks off on Sunday, Oct. 5 at 5:00 pm and will continue showing a film per month each first Sunday at 5:00 pm through March, 2015. Student prices are just six dollars and offer a powerful and engaging educational opportunity. For more information please visit http://www.theroxytheater.org/

9th Annual Diversity Symposium

Formerly known as the "Day of Dialogue," the University of Montana’s 9th annual diversity symposium DiverseU will be on Wednesday, November 5 in the University Center. DiverseU is a campus-wide series of events focused on topics of diversity. Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members discuss, present, perform, and exhibit art throughout the day. Schedule and related events tba. For more information click here.

YWTALKS: A Community Social Justice Series presents Ruth Vanita
YWTALKS: A Community Social Justice Series presents Ruth Vanita on Friday, Nov. 21 at 12 noon at the YWCA Missoula (1130 W Broadway). Professor Vanita will discuss anti-rape laws in India. India the world’s largest secular democracy, has been in the international news lately not because of higher rates of rape than other countries but because it has been the site of some of the largest-ever and most sustained protests and campaigns against rape. In response to these campaigns, the government has made laws against rape and sexual harassment increasingly punitive; the latest amendments prescribing the death penalty for some types of rape are controversial even among feminists. This event is free and open to the public. “YW Talks: A Community Social Justice Series” provides the Missoula community with a space to discover and exchange information about topics that pertain to women and those of diverse ethnic backgrounds. Community members are welcome to bring their lunch and enjoy the free lecture.

Department of Women’s & Gender Studies

Liberal Arts 138A | Missoula, MT 59812

Co-Directors: Elizabeth Hubble & Anya Jabour | 406-243-4100

elizabeth.hubble@umontana.edu | anya.jabour@umontana.edu

Office Contact: Jamie Boschee

406–243–2584 or 243–4100 | jamie.boschee@mso.umt.edu