UWGB plans Women’s History Month events

UWGB is hosting an array of events in honor of Women’s History Day. All of the events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

  • Dessert Hour: Sports Equity, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 5 at the Mauthe Center
    Assistant professors Alison Staudinger and Kimberly Reilly will lead a discussion on women in sports. Dessert will be served.
  • International Women’s Day Luncheon, 12-1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6 in Phoenix Room C of the University Union
    In celebration of this day, UWGB has invited keynote speaker Kimberly Guaderman to speak about her work with people seeking asylum from political, domestic and sexual violence in Central America and Andean nations. Attendees can enjoy a light lunch at the event. The event is free, but registration is required. Go to www.uwgb.edu/student-life.
  • “After Tiller” movie screening, 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 11 in the Christies Theatre in the University Union.
    “After Tiller” is a documentary about the debate and dangers faced by the few doctors who perform third-trimester abortions.
  • Katie Wirsing, 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 12 in Phoenix Room B or the University Union.
    Wirsing is a spoken-word poet who often addresses issues of gender and sexuality. Find out more at www.katiewirsing.com.
  • What Lesbians Have Done for America, 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 25 in the Heritage Room of the University Union.
    A speaker will lead a discussion on the role of 19th and early 20th century lesbians in securing an array of rights for Americans.
  • Women in STEM, 4 p.m. Thursday, March 27 in the Christie Theatre in the University Union.
    A panel of female professionals will discuss how their gender affected their lives in careers of science, technology, engineering and math.
  • When in Time, 11 a.m. Monday, March 31 in the Alumni Room of the University Union.
    Attendees are welcome to join a discussion of the history of feminism and where it stands today.
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