Our theme for Women's History Month 2013 is Transcending Gender, which will encourage the campus community to think about the various ways in which the traditional gender and sex binaries (masculine/feminine and male/female) are being challenged. As a culture, we still tend to believe that those binaries are rooted in natural differences, and we then tend to justify a wide range of gender-based judgments and practices upon that belief. The repercussions of these assumptions extend to homophobia and gender coercion in the case of intersex persons. These events will get us to think critically about how gender norms are currently enforced, and what alternatives might be.
|4/3||“Genderf*kation” film showing and discussion, with two of the directors (Chris Durant and Esme Rodriguez)||6:30 PM||SURC Theatre|
|4/9||Student panel discussion on gender identity||12:30 PM||SURC Pit|
|4/10||Women’s Achievement Celebration||6:00 PM||Sue Lombard Room|
|4/11||“Entangled Bodily Concerns: Opposition to Skin Lighteners in Apartheid South Africa”, with Lynn Thomas (UW Department of History)||4-5:30 PM||Dean 103|
Theatre of Gender exhibit: M-Th 9 AM–5 PM and Friday 9 AM–12 PM
|See title for times||SURC 137A-B|
|4/17||Title TBA - Stephanie Coontz (Evergreen State College), Evening presentation, with reception and book signing||7:00 PM||SURC Theatre|
|4/25||Sexpertise: "Personal and Social Worlds in Transition: Trans*, Gender Identity, and Expression" - Marsha Botzer (Ingersoll Gender Center, Seattle)||4:00 PM||Black 150|
|5/2||Social Identity Mapping Workshop with Sally Eck||3-4:30 PM||SURC 202|
|5/2||Meet and Greet with Sally Eck||4:30-5 PM||SURC 202|
|5/2||Interrupting Oppressive Language Workshop with Sally Eck||6-7:30 PM||SURC 202|
|3/ 28||Stephen Hussman – Women’s Collections in the CWU Archives|
|4/4||Courtney Paddick – Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: 2013 National Women’s History Month Honorees|
|4/ 11||Ginny Blackson - Reading Women into History: Outstanding Historical Fiction for Young Adults|
|4/18||Karen Blair – CWU’s Origins as a Women’s College|
March 1 – April 1, 2013: Exhibit: Women of War – Women Air Force Service Pilots of WWII
A juried condom art show, Feb. 18th, SURC 137A-B, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.Sexual Responsibility Week (Feb. 10 -14)
The Wellness Center will be tabling in the SURC, with sexual health information, free condoms, and v"Power And Passion: The Technology Of Orgasm"
On February 5th, Kim McBride will show the documentary "Power and Passon: The Technology of Orgasm,"