Women's History Month events, March 2014
Join the Women's and Gender Studies Program as we celebrate the centennial of Montana Women Suffrage during Women's History Month in March 2014! Visit the Montana Women’s History Matters Project online at http://montanawomenshistory.org/ or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/montanawomenshistory for more information and a listing of events.
“Picturing the Arguments About Woman Suffrage”
Catherine Palczewski, Professor of Communication Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Northern Iowa, will present “Picturing the Arguments About Woman Suffrage” Monday, March 10 3:40-5 pm in LA 302. Co-sponsored by the Women’s and Gender Studies Program and the Communication Studies Department, this event is free and open to the public.
“Apostles of Reason: The Crisis of Authority in American Evangelicalism”
Molly Worthen, Assistant Professor of History, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill will present “Apostles of Reason: The Crisis of Authority in American Evangelicalism” Tuesday, March 11 11:30 am -12:30 pm in UC 330. At 7 pm, Worthen will present “Inside the Mind of the Christian Right: A Deep History of the Culture Wars”. Location TBA. Worthen’s most recent book is Apostles of Reason: The Crisis of Authority in American Evangelicalism (Oxford University Press). She also writes about religion and politics for The New York Times, Slate, The New Republic, and other publications. These events are sponsored by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center and the Project on American Democracy and Citizenship.
"Taking Action: A Political History of Women in Montana"
Diane Sands will present a free public lecture, "Taking Action: A Political History of Women in Montana," at Mansfield Library on March 12 at 5:30 pm. Free and open to the public
"Just Leftovers", MFA thesis exhibit by WGS graduate certificate seeker Sarah Tancred
MFA Candidate and WGS Graduate Certificate seeker Sarah Tancred opens her thesis exhibit “Just Leftovers” on Thursday, March 13 from 5-7pm in the Social Sciences Building. Just Leftovers is intended to offer an understanding of the woman's role within the domestic realm and its evolution over time in American society. The exhibit will remain open for two weeks.
Women’s History Month Recital
Join the School of Music for a Women’s History Month Recital Featuring Suffrage Songs by the UM Women's Chorus on March 20 2:10-3 pm in the Music Recital Hall. Free and open to the public.
Maxine Van de Wetering "Women Making History" Women's History Month Lecture
The History Department and the Women’s and Gender Studies Program are co-sponsoring the annual Maxine Van de Wetering “Women Making History” lecture for women’s history month. This year’s speaker, University of New Mexico Associate Professor of History Cathleen Cahill, will give a public presentation titled “Federal Mothers: What Happened When Women Went to Work in the U.S. Indian Service” on Thursday, March 20, at 7 p.m. in GBB 106.
Humanities Program on Women's Political History
The Humanities program on women's political history is scheduled to meet on Saturday, March 22 at Travelers' Rest State Park at 11. For more information please contact Diane Sands at firstname.lastname@example.org
Awareness and Empowerment Workshop
Join UM for an Awareness and Empowerment Workshop on Wednesday, March 26 6-9 pm on the 3rd floor of the University Center. This two part seminar is designed to promote men and women working together to build awareness and empowerment. A Self-Defense lesson for women will follow the presentation. Free and open to the first 300 attendees. For more information, please contact Casey Gunter at 239-3083 or UM Public Safety at 243-6131.
"Leading the Way: Montana Woman Suffrage and the Struggle for Equal Citizenship"
Public reception celebrating the official opening of the traveling historical exhibit, "Leading the Way: Montana Woman Suffrage and the Struggle for Equal Citizenship," at Mansfield Library on March 26, 1-2 p.m.
Montana Pay Equity Summit
The Montana Pay Equity Summit will be held March 31-April 1 on the MSU Campus in Bozeman with Keynote Speaker Lily Ledbetter. Lilly Ledbetter will kick off the summit on the evening of March 31 at 6:30 pm in the SUB Ballroom. Seating is first come, first serve for this free event. For more information visit http://www.bozemanbpw.org/EventList?eventId=793249&EventViewMode=EventDetails
AAUW Book Sale
The annual Missoula AAUW Book Sale will be held April 7-13 at Fort Missoula. For more information visit http://aauw-mt.aauw.net/.
Blue Mountain Clinic presents "Sex in the Zoo"
Blue Mountain Clinic presents the first installment of “Sex in the Zoo”, a production highlighting the local community’s voices and experiences around sexuality and gender. "Sex in the Zoo: Abortion" will be held on Thursday, April 24 at Stage 112 (the Elk’s Club) 7:30-9:30 pm. For more information, visit bluemountainclinic.org
AAUW State Conference
The 2014 Montana AAUW Conference will be held April 25-27 in Great Falls. The conference will be addressing President Obama’s report and considering action to continue addressing sexual violence on campuses in MT. For more information visit http://aauw-mt.aauw.net/.