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EVENTS OF INTEREST TO GENDER STUDIES

Spring 2020

This list is updated periodically. If you know of an event that you think should be here, please contact Ruth.Fairbanks@indstate.edu

 

March 4 (Wednesday) Sycamore SafeZone Level 1. Educate students, staff, and faculty on what it means to be LGBTQ+ and explore the various identities and orientation. HMSU 714 5-7pm.

 

March 7 (Saturday) Hoosier Women at Work History Conference. In commemoration for the 19th Amendment centennial, we’re making the conference better than ever with extra sessions, awards, a reception, and two keynote speakers.

Register at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/hoosier-women-at-work-conference-suffrage-and-citizenship-tickets-87317686551?aff=ebdssbeau

Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis, IN 9am-5pm.

 

March 9 (Monday) International Women’s Day Flower Giveaway. Stop by the WRC table at the Dede Fountain Plaza to celebrate women and to receive a flower! Dede Fountain Plaza 11am-1pm.

 

March 10 (Tuesday) MSP Snack Time: What’s Poppin in MSP. Stop by the MSP and enjoy some free popcorn. Toppings are available! HMSU 7th floor 12-2pm.

 

March 10 (Tuesday) They Call Me Q. They Call Me Q is the story of a girl from Bombay growing up in the Boogie Down Bronx who gracefully seeks balance between the cultural pressures brought forth by her traditional parents and wanting acceptance into her new culture. Along the journey, Quarrat Ann Kadwani (Q) transforms in 13 characters that have shaped her life, including her parents, Caucasian teachers, Puerto Rican classmates, and African American friends. Laden with heart and abundant humor, They Call Me Q speaks to the universal search for identity experiences by immigrants of all nationalities, This one-woman play, by Quarrat Ann Kadwani, is a 60-minute show that includes a Q&A where the audience can take part in a discussion about the themes presented in They Call Me Q and how these themes impact their current lives. Theme discussed are culture, identity, bullying, individual and institutional power, gender roles, friendships and pressures, and family, and of course, the development of the play. University Hall Auditorium 6pm.

 

March 10 (Monday) Artist in Residency with artist Rae Senarighi. Live Painting. Burford Hall 1pm-4pm.

 

March 10 (Monday) Artist in Residency with artist Rae Senarighi. Social Justice Summit Keynote. University Hall Theatre 7pm.

 

March 11 (Wednesday) Conversation Corner: PRIDE Culture This workshop series was designed to be a safe space for open honest dialogue surrounding the intersections of the LGBTQ community. Students will learn about the many different populations, important history and other information surrounding the LGBTQ community. The corners will challenge student’s bias about the community in the heteronormative society. HMSU room 241 6-7pm.

 

March 11 (Wednesday) Best-Selling Novel Focus of Rose-Hulman’s First Common Read, Public Discussions. Best-selling contemporary author Esi Edugyan will discuss her latest novel “Washington Black” and other topics about writing during a free presentation. Hatfield Hall Rose Hulman Institute of Technology 4-5pm.

 

March 11 (Wednesday) Artist in Residency with artist Rae Senarighi. Coffee Hour with LGBTQ Center/Spectrum. Moggers Restaurant & Pub. 3:30-4:30pm.

 

March 11 (Wednesday) Artist in Residency with artist Rae Senarighi, Community Event: Art Chatter. Terre Haute Brewing Company 5pm.

 

March 12 (Thursday) Artist in Residency. Self Love and Art workshop with artist Rae Senarighi. Fairbanks 204 11am-12:15pm.

Coffee Hour with Art Students. Fairbanks Main Lobby. 12:30pm-1:45pm.

 

March 12-15 (Thursday-Sunday) A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder is a musical comedy much akin to Sweeney Todd. The show opened up originally on Broadway back in 2013 and quickly won multiple awards including the Tony for “Best Musical”. The critically acclaimed Broadway play is about Monty Navarro, an heir to the family fortune. Dreiser Theatre.

 

March 17 (Tuesday) Heritage Games (Greek and Irish American) Month designed to celebrate people for their contributions to the United States. A celebration of accomplishments, history, and culture with the aim to ensure equality and deepening understanding. HMSU Commons 12-2pm.

 

March 16-19 (Monday-Thursday) Women’s History Month Colloquium. This four-day event features many different films, speakers, and events. ISU’s Cunningham Memorial Library.

 

March 17 (Tuesday) Taboo Topic: ThinkFast (Interactive Game) Women’s History Month Edition ThinkFast Interactive is an experiential team building, and awareness program that appeals to all ages with its professionally designed production set, sound system, music videos, and informative and engaging awareness trivia.

Our innovative concept utilizes multi digit audience response System (ARS) technology wireless remote controls, which allows your entire audience (up to 1,000 teams, up to 5 per team) to participate. From start to finish the message of prevention, responsibility, and awareness are non-intrusively reinforced. This ThinkFast program will focus on women since it is during Women’s History Month. Presented by the Office of Multicultural Services and Programs, Office of Sustainability, Department of Multidisciplinary Studies and Women's Resource Center. $200 prize will be awarded! HMSU Dede 1 6-8pm.

 

March 18 (Wednesday) Belief Zone: God, Sex, and Gender: An Introduction. The program provides participants with tools to understand differing cultures and be able to start and have the difficult conversations surrounding religious beliefs. Discussion led by Dr. Scott Powell, Professor of Sociology, Ivy Tech Community College lecturer; Multidisciplinary Studies Department, Indiana State University HMSU room 307 6-7:30pm.

 

March 20 (Friday) International Day of Happiness. It’s a day to be happy! Since 2013, the United Nations has celebrated the International Day of Happiness as a way to recognize the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the world. To provide a service opportunity for the international community while making a significant impact in our community. HMSU 7th floor 12-2pm.

 

March 21 (Thursday) Around the World in 90 Minutes. This program was designed to introduce the ISU community to our students, staff and faculty from other countries. Students, faculty and/or staff will present information about their rich culture. HMSU room 720 5-6:30pm.

 

March 24 (Tuesday) Let Women Shine Documentary Series: Seeing Allred (TV-14). Women's rights attorney Gloria Allred takes on two of the biggest adversaries of her career -- Bill Cosby and Donald Trump -- as sexual violence allegations grip the nation and keep her in the spotlight. HMSU room 709 5-7pm.

 

April 2 (Thursday) #VoteReady Tent Talk. Students will get #voteready and discuss current political issues in preparation for the upcoming elections. Refreshments provided. The Fountain/Dede Plaza 11:30am-1:30pm.

 

April 11 (Saturday) Be the Change: Choosing to Forgive. Survival and escape from the swamps of Rwanda. Speaker: Kizito Kalima. CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center 1532 S. St. Terre Haute 6:30-7:30pm

 

April 14 (Tuesday) Sycamore SafeZone Level 3. Educate students, staff, and faculty on what it means to be LGBTQ+ and explore the various identities and orientation. HMSU 722 4-6pm.

 

April 15 (Wednesday) Sycamore SafeZone Level 3. Educate students, staff, and faculty on what it means to be LGBTQ+ and explore the various identities and orientation. HMSU 714 5-7pm.

 

April 16 (Thursday) #VoteReady Tent Talk. Students will get #voteready and discuss current political issues in preparation for the upcoming elections. Refreshments provided. The Fountain/Dede Plaza 11:30am-1:30pm.

 

April 21 (Tuesday) Let Women Shine Documentary Series: City of Joy (TV-MA). Congolese doctor Dr. Denis Mukwege, playwright Eve Ensler, and a charismatic Congolese human rights activist join forces to create a safe haven for women survivors in the middle of violence-torn Eastern Congo. HMSU room 709 5-7pm.

 

April 23 (Thursday) Stupid F#####g Bird An aspiring young director rampages against the art created by his mother’s generation. A nubile young actress wrestles with an aging Hollywood star for the affections of a renowned novelist. And everyone discovers just how disappointing love, art, and growing up can be. In this irreverent, contemporary, and very funny remix of Chekhov’s The Seagull, Aaron Posner stages a timeless battle between young and old, past and present, in search of the true meaning of it all. Original songs composed by James Sugg draw the famously subtextual inner thoughts of Chekhov’s characters explicitly to the surface. STUPID FUCKING BIRD will tickle, tantalize, and incite you to consider how art, love, and revolution fuel your own pursuit of happiness. New Theatre.

 

April 23 (Thursday) Around the World’s Coffee Hour This program was designed to introduce the ISU community to our students, staff, and faculty from other countries. Students, faculty and/or staff will present information about their rich culture. The second part will be the food gathering part during a coffee hour. HMSU room 720 5-6:30 pm.

 

April 30 (Thursday) #VoteReady Tent Talk. Students will get #voteready and discuss current political issues in preparation for the upcoming elections. Refreshments provided. The Fountain/Dede Plaza 11:30am-1:30pm.

 

May 9 (Saturday) Be the Change: Voices of the Generations. A unique and personal approach to Holocaust education. Speaker: Julie Kohner. CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center 1532 S. St. Terre Haute 6:30-7:30pm.