Women's Week, March 3-March 12, 2020

Women's Week is coming: March 3-12, 2020. The LWGRC and our partners invite you to participate in the many exciting events of this week, as we focus our attenion on women and gender social justice issues. (A full list of events appears at the end of this announcement.) The WAGS Annual lecture by Dr. Gayatri Gopinath on queer diaspora, Tuesday, 3/3 at 3:30 in Hayden, will kick-off a week of events.  Highlights include Take Back the Night, with Chicana poet Rachel McKibben on Wednesday, 3/11 at 5:30; an Activism Exursion to the Leslie Lohman Museum of Queer Art and a WRCM Live Show of Bands on Saturday, March 7; the Clothesine Project; and lectures/panels on women and the blockchain, women's leadership in STEM, women's voting rights, sex at Manhattan College, and queer identity. 

Please join us for stimulating conversation and new ideas. And come out to support the work of WAGS, the LWGRC, and all our campus partners! 

Events include:

  • Monday, March 2- Friday March 6: Clothesline Project: T-Shirt Making for Survivors of Sexual Violence, All Week in LWGRC, 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 3: WAGS Annual Lecture: Dr. Gayatri Gopinath, “Suspension, Deviation, Unruliness: An Introduction to Unruly Visions: The Aesthetic Practices of Queer Diaspora,” Hayden 100, 3:30 p.m.  
  •  Wednesday, March 4: Gerry Russo, “The History of Women's Voting Rights,” Hayden 100, 11:00-12:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 7: Activism Excursion for International Women's Day: Leslie Lohman Museum of Art: The Future is Queer, Meet at 1:30 p.m. in Social Action Suite (Kelly 203) to travel to museumMetro cards and Admission will be provided. 
  • Saturday, March 7: WRCM Live Show of Bands and Fundraiser, Smith Auditorium, 8:00-10:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 8th: Women's Mass with Dr. Courtney Bryant, Chapel de La Salle and his Brothers, 7:30 p.m. 
  • Monday, March 9: “Agitating The Charism: Sex and Manhattan College,” with Dr. Judith Plaskow (Religious Studies) and seniors Gabby Kasper and Alyssa Zduniak, Kelly 4A, 12:30 p.m. 
  • Monday, March 9: Women in STEM: Clare Bruff - Senior Manager, Leadership Development and Diversity at American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME)“How to Lead in the Workplace - Before You Have a Leadership Role,” Leo Hall, Room 215 (Scala Academy Room)
  • Tuesday, March 10: Agape Latte: Dr. Stephanie Powell (Religious Studies), “Yelling at God and Other Acts of Faith,” Jasper Lounge, 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 11: Women and Business: “Women and the Blockchain,” DLS 209, 12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 11: The Clothesline Project on the Quad, 11a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 11: Take Back the Night, Keynote: Poet Rachel McKibben, Smith, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 12: “Construct-ive Criticisms: A Queer Panel,” Hayden 100, 12:00-1:00  p.m.  
  • Thursday, March 12,  Dr. Margaret Groarke (Political Science), “Women and the Vote” (with a voter registration drive), O’Malley 100, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Sponsored by WAGS
Contact the LWGRC for more information.
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