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Women's History Month 2015

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March 4

Africa Video Series screening of “Winnie Mandela” directed by Darrell Roodt (2011)
5:00pm
Gowen Room of Wilson Commons
A drama that chronicles the life of Winnie Mandela from her childhood through her marriage and her husband's incarceration.
Sponsored by the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies.
The screening is free and open to the public

March 5

Neilly Series Lecture: The Medical Use of Female Circumcision and Cultural Ideas (and Ideals) of Female Sexuality in the United States, 1860s-Present
7:00-8:00pm
Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library
Dr. Rodriguez is the author of Female Circumcision and Clitoridectomy in the United States: A History of a Medical Treatment. She will be introduced by Theodore M. Brown, Ph.D., professor of history and medical humanities, and the Charles E. and Dale L. Phelps Professor of Public Health and Policy at the University of Rochester. Free parking for the event is available in the Library Lot.

March 6

International Women’s Day Field Trip
Field trip with SBAI to historic sites in Seneca Falls, NY as a celebration of International Women's Day (IWD). Each year in celebration of IWD, thousands of events are held throughout the world to celebrate the achievements of women and to inspire others. We will be holding our field trip on March 6, 2015. Details on registration will be posted here when they are available.
Sponsored by the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender & Women’s Studies

March 8

Women's History Month Film SeriesWomen's History Month Film Series: Advanced Style
Examines the lives of seven uniquely stylish New Yorkers between 62 and 95 years old whose style challenges conventional ideas about beauty, aging, and Western Culture's obsession with youth. (Documentary)
3:00pm @ The Little Theater
Co-sponsored by the Little Theater, WXXI, the Susan B. Anthony House, and the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender & Women’s Studies

March 15

Women's History Month Film SeriesWomen's History Month Film Series: Double Feature – Esther Broner: A Weave of Women & Violette
Talk Back Following each Film

Ester Broner
Documents the evolution of Jewish feminism while simultaneously telling the story of Ester Broner, the writer who explored the double marginalization of bing Jewish and female.  (Documentary)
Violette
Born out of wedlock in the beginning of the 20th centure, Violete Leduc falls for another woman, Simone de Beauvoir, in post-World-War-II Saint-Germain-des-Pres.  An intense relationship follows based on a quest for freedom through writing. (Narrative)

3:00pm and 6:30pm @ The Little Theater

Co-sponsored by the Little Theater, WXXI, Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender & Women’s Studies, Ames Amzalak Rochester Jewish Film Festival, and ImageOut Film Fest

March 18

Developing as Leaders in Academic Health Centers: Forks in the Road, Boulders Climbed, and Pleasures of the Journey
12:00 – 1:30 PM
Natapow Room (1-9545)
Presented by: Susan H. McDaniel, PhD Associate Chair, Department of Family Medicine Dr. Laurie Sands Distinguished Professor of Families & Health, Department of Psychiatry with Linda H. Chaudron, MD, MS Associate Vice President for Inclusion and Culture Development , Professor of Psychiatry

March 19

JinthanaAnnual Susan B. Anthony Lecture
with Jinthana Haritaworn, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University
5:00-6:30pm
Hawkins-Carlson Reading Room, Rush Rhees Library
Sponsored by the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender & Women’s Studies

March 20

grad conferenceInternational Graduate Research Conference 2015
SBAI will be hosting our annual International Graduate Research Conference on March 20, 2015. This year's theme is "Between Identities and Environments." Presentation schedule will be released closer to the conference. For more information about this year's theme, read the call for papers.
9:00am-5:00pm
Hawkins-Carlson Reading Room, Rush Rhees Library
Co-sponsored by the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender & Women’s Studies, the Susan B. Anthony Center, the Graduate Organizing Group, the Program in Film & Media Studies, the Fredrick Douglass Institute for African & African-American Studies, the Philosophy Department, Modern Languages and Cultures, the Art & Art History Department, the Program in Visual and Cultural Studies, and Eastman Musicology

March 21

S.M.A.R.T (SA Motivation Action, Retention, and Tenacity)
9:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Goergen Hall
Co-sponsored by: Delta Sigma Theta, Kappa Delta, Omega Phi Beta Sorority Inc., Sigma Delta Tau, Sigma Lamda Upsilon Sorority Inc./Senoritas Latinas Unidas Sorority Inc., SOCKS, SALSA, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Alpha Kappa Psi, Alpha Phi, ADITI, College Feminists, and the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender & Women’s Studies

March 22

Women's History Month Film SeriesWomen's History Month Film Series: Appropriate Behavior
Being part of a perfect Persian family isn't easy for Shirin.  Her family doesn't know she is bisexual and her ex-girlfriend Maxine doesn't understand her secrecy.  Shirin embarks on a private rebellion of pansexual escapades while trying to decipher what went wrong with Maxine. (Narrative)
3:00pm @ the Little
This screening's community partner is ImageOut Film Fest
Co-sponsored by the Little and the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies

March 22

Women's History Month Film SeriesWomen's History Month Film Series:Screening of Appropriate Behavior and Talk Back with Director Desiree Akhavan
3:00pm @ The Little Theater
Co-sponsored by the Little Theater, WXXI, the Susan B. Anthony House, the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender & Women’s Studies, and the ImageOut Film Fest

 

March 22

Black Women's Appreciation Dinner
5:30 - 8 PM
Douglass Dining Hall
Co-sponsored by U of R NSBE, MMLA, SALSA, U of R BSU, Pi Chapter of Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity Inc, Mu Sigma Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc, PASA, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc

March 24

Camille Beredjick, the creator of the blog Gaywrites
7:30 p.m.
Morey 321
Sponsored by College Feminists

March 29

Women's History Month Film SeriesWomen's History Month Film Series: Double feature: She's Beautiful When She's Angry and Reflections Unheard: Black Women in Civil Rights
3:00pm  and 6:30pm @ The Little Theater
She's Beautiful When she's Angry
Resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, brilliant women who founded the modern women's momentum from 1966 to 1971.  using dramatizations, performance and archival imagery, stories of women who fought for equality are artfully conveyed. (Documentary)
Reflections Unheard: Black Women in Civil Rights
Personal stories of several black female Civil Rights advocates unearth the lesser-known tale of black women's marginalization between the male-dominated Black Power movement and the predominantly white middle class Feminist movement. (Documentary)
Co-sponsored by the Little and the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies

To view events from previous years:

Women's History Month 2014

Women's History Month 2013

Women's History Month 2012

Women's History Month 2011

Women's History Month 2010