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Fall 2010 Events     Past Events

Gender Symposium: Gender and Global Politics
  • Amanda Lock Swarr (University of Washington Department of Women's Studies)
    "Transnational Feminisms in Theory and Practice: Visions for the Future"
    Wednesday, October 13, 7 p.m. SURC Theatre
    Book signing to follow the presentation
  • Faculty and Student Research Panels
    Thursday, October 14, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Mary Grupe Center
  • Film Showing: "Born into Brothels"
    Thursday, October 14th, 7 p.m.
    Hebeler Hall, Room 121

Photography Lecture Panel
Thursday, November 4, 4 p.m.
Randall Hall, Room 118

  • Rebecca Cummins (University of Washington School of Art)
    "700 Million Miles An Hour"
  • Filippo Tagliati (Grand Rapids Community College Department of Visual Arts)
    "Tokyo, River City 21: Between Still and Moving Images"

Suffrage Centennial Ball
Saturday, November 6, 8 - 11 p.m.
Kittitas County Fairgrounds, Teanaway Hall

Women's Walking Tour of Campus, led by Karen Blair (CWU Department of History)
Monday, November 8, 3 p.m.
Meet at the Barge Hall Normal School Arch

Suffrage Centennial Reception
Monday, November 8, 4 p.m.
Mary Grupe Center

Alex Emmons (CWU Department of Art)
Artist Lecture: "House & Garden: Women's Work"
Tuesday, November 30, 4 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall

Gallery Tour of House & Garden
Photography Installation by Alex Emmons
Sunday, December 5, 2 p.m.
Music Building Rotunda

CWU Symphony Orchestra Concert
Performing newly commissioned works by Professor of Composition Elaine Ross, Maria Newman,
and other works by women composers, including Jennifer Higdon
Sunday, December 5, 4 p.m.
Concert Hall, Music Building
$10 General Admission
$5 Students/Children/Seniors

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Past Events


Fall 2009 Events     Winter 2010 Events     Spring 2010 Events

Campus events

  • Opening Reception/Art Exhibit
  • 5k Run/Walk for Women
    • Saturday, Oct. 24, 11 a.m.
    • Tomlinson Field
  • Dedication Ceremony for Dorothy Purser Hall
    • Saturday, Oct. 24, 10:30 a.m.
    • Lobby, Dorothy Purser Hall
  • Jennifer Pozner, "Bachelor Babes, Bridezillas,
    and Husband-Hunting Harems: Unraveling Reality TV's Twisted Fairy Tales"
    • Wednesday, Oct. 28th 6:30 p.m.
    • SURC Theatre
  • "Stop Kiss," by Diana Son
  • Rhoda Howard-Hassmann, "Universal Women's Rights: Debates and Progress"
    • Nov. 12, 4 p.m.
    • Black 150
  • Gayla Blaisdell, "The Kaleidoscope as Method: A Feminist Approach to Analyzing Opera" (CAH Speaker Series)
  • Recital of Songs by Women Composers, performed by Nikolas Caoile and Melissa Schiel)
    • Sunday, Jan. 31st, 4:00 p.m.
    • Music Building Recital Hall

Community Events

  • Suffrage Fairgrounds Exhibit
    • Sept. 3-7
    • Heritage Room, Kittitas County Fairgrounds
  • Celebration of Women's Groups
    • Friday, Oct. 2, 1-3 p.m.
    • Hal Holmes Center
  • "Turning a Corner" (a film by Salome Chasnoff)
  • Mike Seibol, "Women's Fashion Trends, 1850-1939"
    • Friday, Oct.16, 12 p.m.
    • Kittitas County Historical Museum
  • League of Women Voters Reception: Women in Politics
    • Tuesday, November 3, 7 p.m.
    • Hal Holmes Center
  • Cynthia Coe, "The Seneca Falls Declaration and Women's Rights"
    • Friday, November 20, 12 p.m.
    • Kittitas County Historical Museum

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Winter 2010 Events

Campus events

  • Zainab Salbi (Women for Women International)
  • "Rebel Girls," a staged reading by Elise Forier and Tina Lear
    • Jan. 21 - 23, 7:00 p.m.
    • Milo Smith Tower Theatre
  • Clarinet Music by Women Composers
    • Sunday, Jan. 24, 2:00 p.m.
    • Music Building Concert Hall
  • Barbie is All Made Up, Here Come the Guerrilla Girls:
    • Defining Equality in Art (Student Art Exhibit)
    • Jan. 25 - 29
    • SURC 137A-B
  • Music Dept. Faculty Showcase: Music of Women Composers
    • Feb. 7, 4 p.m.
    • Music Building Concert Hall
  • Gender Symposium: Gender Progressions
    • Feb. 23 - 24, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    • SURC 137A-B
  • LUNAFest
    • Tuesday, Mar. 2, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    • SURC Theatre
  • Women's Achievement Celebration
    • Wednesday, Mar. 3, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    • Sue Lombard Dining Room

Community Events

  • Exhibit of Early Women Photographers
    • Jan. 1 - Mar. 15
    • Kittitas County Historical Museum
  • Karen Blair, "Northwest Normal Schools for the Training of Teachers"
    • Friday, Jan. 15, 12:00 p.m.
    • Kittitas County Historical Museum
  • Women in Art exhibit
    • Jan. 18 - Feb. 27
    • Gallery One
  • Ellensburg Public Library Centennial Celebration
    • Saturday, Jan. 23
    • 11:30 a.m. lunch at the Hal Holmes Center
    • 1:00 p.m. open house at the library
  • Women Artists lecture: Public Art
    • Saturday, Jan. 30, 6 - 8 p.m.
    • Gallery One
  • Opening Reception, Women in Art exhibit
    • Friday, Feb. 5, 5 - 7 p.m.
    • Gallery One
  • Women Artists lecture: Jewelry
    • Saturday, Feb. 13, 6 - 8 p.m.
    • Gallery One
  • Barb Owen, Reading of Plucky Schoolmarms of Kittitas County
    • Friday, Feb. 19, 12:00 p.m.
    • Kittitas County Historical Museum
  • Women's poetry reading
    • Friday, Feb. 19, 6 - 8 p.m.
    • Gallery One
  • "Here's to the Women," performed by Linda Allen
    • Thursday, Feb. 25, 7 p.m.
    • Hal Holmes Center
  • Women Artists lecture: Collage Paper
    • Saturday, Feb. 27, 6 - 8 p.m.
    • Gallery One

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Spring 2010 Events

Campus events

  • Kimberly Jensen, "Mobilizing Minerva: Women and the First World War"
    • Thursday, April 8, 4 p.m.
    • Black 150
  • Lion Rock Writers Series: Mary Clearman Blew
    • Tuesday, April 13, 7:30 p.m.
    • Black 151
  • Maya Lin
    • Thursday, April 15, 7:30 p.m.
    • SURC Ballroom
  • "Charlotte's Web," by Joseph Robinette
    • April 16 and 17 at 7 p.m.
    • April 17 and 18 at 2 p.m.
    • Milo Smith Tower Theatre
    • Produced by special arrangement with The Dramatic Publishing Company
  • Lion Rock Writers Series: Kim-An Lieberman
    • Tuesday, April 27, 7:30 p.m.
    • Black 151
  • "Celebrating 100+ years of Women's Struggles in Washington State: Issues of Race, Ethnicity, Class and Gender"
    • Thursday, April 29, 3 p.m.
    • Black 150
  • College of Business Advisory Board Panel: Women in Business
    • Thursday, May 13, 3:30 p.m.
    • SURC 137A-B
  • "The Secret Garden," by Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon
    • May 14-15 and May 20-22 at 7 p.m.
    • May 16 at 2 p.m.
    • McConnell Auditorium
    • Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
  • Lion Rock Writers Series: Crystal Williams
    • Tuesday, May 18, 7:30 p.m.
    • SURC Theatre

Community events

  • Lunch and Lecture Series: Shelley Helzer, "Women, Dolls, and Fashion"
    • Friday, March 19, 12 p.m.
    • Kittitas County Historical Museum
  • Family Poetry Night, featuring works by Karen Jo Shapiro
    • Friday, April 16, 7 p.m.
    • Ellensburg Public Library
  • Lunch and Lecture Series: Barbara Newman, "Gals of Kittitas County"
    • Friday, April 16, 12 p.m.
    • Kittitas County Historical Museum
  • Annual Book Club Tea, featuring local author Kaya McLaren
    • Monday, April 19, 7 p.m.
    • Ellensburg Public Library
  • Lunch and Lecture Series: Jeanette Williams, "Kittitas County Women's Groups"
    • Friday, May 21, 12 p.m.
    • Kittitas County Historical Museum

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