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Women's History Month 2010

Victorian era women with U of R banner“Failure is Impossible”
   —Susan B. Anthony

Download the Highlights Poster(.pdf)

Monday, March 1

9 p.m.
Women in Comedy presented by Women’s Caucus
Gleason Library, Rush Rhees Library


Sunday, March 7

1:00-3:30 p.m.
women in hatsRochester International Women's Day Celebration
Featuring entertainment and food as well as activities for children. Guests are invited to dress in festive ethnic attire or hat. 
Good Luck Restaurant, 50 Anderson Avenue


Thursday, March 18

12:00 pm to
1:00 pm
Susan B. Anthony Institute Research Seminar:
Gender Identity in Video Games

Speakers: Greta Nui and Ted Pawlicki
Lattimore Hall 540, River Campus


5:00 pm
Joan of ArcMedieval Society Talk:
Joan of Arc

Robbins Library, Rush Rhees Library


7:00 pm


Saturday, March 20

8:30 a.m. to
2:00 p.m.


1:00 pm
teens rehearsing for a playFilm Screening: Seneca Falls
Memorial Art Gallery


March 22 - 26

Women in Music logoWomen in Music Festival
Highlights include a noontime concert series and guest speakers: see below for details.


Monday 22

12:00 p.m.
Life in perspective
Music by women composers, ranging from Baroque to jazz.
Eastman School of Music, Main Hall


Tuesday 23

12:00 p.m.
Travel in your ears . . ."
Featuring faculty and students from both Eastman School of Music and Nazareth College.
Wilmot Hall, Nazareth College


Wednesday 24

12:00 p.m.
When the heart matters . . .
Music by women composers.
Miller Center Atrium, Eastman School of Music


Thursday 25

12:00 p.m.
Soliloquies & Dialogues
Music by women composers from Baroque to contemporary times.
First Universalist Church


Friday 26

12:00 p.m.
On Wings of Words . . .
Eastman Women’s Chorus.
Munnerlyn Atrium, Robert B. Goergen Hall, River Campus


Friday 26

7:00 p.m.
Concertby Ricochet Duo, with marimbist Jane Boxall and pianist Rose Chancler Ciminelli
Formal Lounge, Eastman Commons


Tuesday, March 23

8:00 pm
Emma Lou DiemerAll-Diemer Concert
Welcoming back Eastman alumna Emma Lou Diemer, composition student 1945-46; PhD 1960). Part of the Women in Music Festival.
Christ Church
141 East Avenue


Thursday, March 25

4:00 pm
Lecture: The life and work of Dame Ethel Smyth
Amy Zigler, University of Florida, talks on life and work of British composer and author Dame Ethel Smyth (1858-1944).
Ciminelli Formal Lounge, Eastman School


6:30 pm


Friday, March 26

All day