Events of Interest for Women’s Studies

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August 26, 12:30-1:45, Library Events Area, Women’s Equality Day “Tomorrow’s Women Leaders” panel

August 26, 2-3:15, Library Events Area, Women’s Equality Day, “Women in Politics” panel

September 4-13, 1776, musical at the Cardinal Stage Company in Bloomington, IN. Tickets and schedule at

September 5-December 13, Swope Art Museum, Education Gallery, My Forked Tongue by Anila Quayyum Agha. Discussion with the artist on Sept 5, at 7:30pm.

Sept 9, 7pm, Henry Winkler, University Speaker Series, Tirey Hall, Tilson

Sept 11, 6pm, Library Events Area, “9/11 Movie Event: 102 Minutes that changed America”

Sept. 17, 7-9pm, HMSU, Dede II, Eye on Diversity Film Series, Mickey Mouse Monopoly with discussion facilitated by Dr. Karen Liu, Dr. Joni Clark, Dr. Namita Goswami, Marlene Lu and Martha Reed.

Sept 17, 7pm, Federal Hall, Magna Carta Room, “Pizza and Politics: Constitution Day”

Sept. 18, 7pm, Federal Hall, Magna Carta Room, “Congressional Candidate Forum”

Sept 22, 23, 24, numerous panels and addresses, Sixth Annual International Crime, Media and Popular Culture Conference. For a full list of speakers and panels, please see

September 22, 2:00-2:50, ( HMSU) Dede 1, “Mysogyny and Sexual Violence against Women in “Game of Thrones” Panel.

September 22, 2:00-2:50, ( HMSU) Dede II, “Social Media as Image Work: How Joe Arpaio the “Toughest Sherriff in America” uses Twitter” Panel.

September 22, 2:00-2:50, ( HMSU) Dede III, “Money for Nothing: Whiteness, Terrorism, Surveillance and Profit” Panel.

September 22, 3:00-3:50, (HMSU) Dede 1, “Beyond the Back Alley; Examining Depictions of Sprawling Insecurity in American Crime Films” Panel.

Sept 22, 3-3:50, (HMSU) DEDE II, “Ground and Pund: An Examination of Combat Sports Training as an Aggravating Factor in Criminal Assault Cases” panel

September 22, 3:00-3:50, ( HMSU) Dede III, “The False Perceptio of Prescription Drug Addiction: Nurse Jackie,” and “The Society with Secrets: An Authoethnography of a Freemason” Panel.

September 22, 4:00-4:50, ( HMSU) Dede 1, “Cinematic Realism and Street Gangs: A Qualitative Media Analysis of Hollywood Street Gangs” and  “Film, Feminism and Foucault: Exploring the Experiences of the Unmarried Mother and the Ideal Maternity Home in Butterbox Babies” Panel.

September 22, 4:00-4:50, (HMSU) Dede II, “Female Canadian Murderers: The Public Trials of Karla Homolka and Terri-Lynne McClintic through Documentary Representation” Panel.

September 22, 4:00-4:50, (HMSU) Dede III, “Bedbugs, Crime, Leprosy, Malaria, Taxes, Terrorism and Welfare, Oh My! The Social Construction of Undocumented Immigrants” and “Crime, Law, and Justice in Country Music Lyrics: A Comparison Between the 1960’s and the New Millennium” Panel.

September 23, 9:30 -10:45, (HMSU) Dede 1, “Violent Attractions and Popular Culture” and  “Gendered and Erotic Violence in slasher movies: A comparison of the early 1980s to the Contemporary” and “Hierarchies of Suffering” Panel.

Sept 23, 9:30-10:45am, HMSU, DEDE III, “Crime and Punishement on Social Media: The Death of Jill Meagher,” panel.

Sept 23, 11-12:15pm, HMSU, DEDE I, “Echo of Horror from the Airwaves-Exploring the Impact of Radio Nigeria News on the Hostilities of Boko Haram Religious Sect Militants in Nigeria,” panel.

Sept 23, 11-12:15pm,  HMSU, DEDE II, “The Press, Sensationalism and Moral Panic: A Rape-Murder Case Study on Selected Newspapers in Malaysia,” panel.

September 24, 10 am-10:50 am, University Hall Theater, Jon Simons, “Divine Violence, Divine Peace: Gaza 2014-War Crimes and Peace Images”, Featured Speaker.

September 24, University Hall Theater, Kishonna Leah Gray, “Punishing Blackness in Xbox Live: Exploring the Significance of Race in a Virtual Gaming Community”, Featured Speaker.

September 24, 1:00-1:50 (HMSU) Dede 1, “Gender Swag: Gender- “Passing”, Public/Communal Space, and the Criminalization of Trans People” Panel.

September 24, 1:00-1:50, (HMSU) Dede III, “Kramer Jihadists: FBI Sting Operations against Muslim-Americans since 9/11” Panel.

September 24, 2:00-2:50, (HMSU) Dede III, “Mourning Derrion Albert: Race, Gender and Urban Violence in Post-racial America” Panel.

Oct. 4, 8am-1:30pm, HMSU, DEDE III, “ISU Black Women’s Student Summit”

October 15, 7-9pm, Dede II HMSU, Dream: An American Story with discussion facilitated by Theresa Ortega, part of the Office of Diversity, Eye on Diversity series.

Oct 20, 7pm, Tirey Hall, Tilson Auditorium, Rebecca Skloot, author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, University Speaker Series.

Oct 25, 6pm, Banquet Center, HMSU, Sara Horowitz, Debs Foundation Award recipient, must buy tickets in advance, 237-3443.

Oct 27-28, multiple sessions and events, Library Events Area, Fourth Annual Work-Life Integration Conference.

Nov 5, 7pm Tirey Hall, Tilson Auditorium, Steven Chu, University Speaker Series.

Nov 7, sometime in the afternoon, Dick Gregory, Civil rights Activist, will be speaking in Tilson Auditorium.

Nov 11, 7pm, HMSU, DEDE I, The Lone Survivor, Veteran’s Day Movie, co-sponsored by American Democracy Project and Veteran’s Affairs

Nov. 13, 14, 15, 7:30 and 16th at 4pm, Dreiser Hall Theater, the Color Purple musical. Buy tickets at the New Theater.

Nov, 19, 7-9pm, Dede II, HMSU, Tough Guise 2-Violence, Media and the Crisis in Masculinity, discussion facilitated by Dr. Ken Chew, Kevon Christian and Aaron Slocum, part of the Office of Diversity Eye on Diversity series.