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Women's History Month

Women’s History Month Colloquium 2019

Indiana State University

March 11, 12, 13, 14, 2019

Cunningham Memorial Library

Library Events Area, Room 028, and Room 230

All events are free and open to the public

 

Art Exhibitions: Outside the doors to the Library Events Area: “Sisters of Freedom” [note: this will be on display throughout the month of March]

Inside the Events AreaL “Building Gender” by GNDR 200 & “History When Women Count: Rethinking Slavery and Empire” Poster Presentations by HIST 439c 

 

Monday, March 11
 

9-9:50am - Library Events AreaCharlene Fletcher : “Home Ain't Always Where the Heart Is: Women, Confinement, and Domestic Violence in the Gilded Age Bluegrass"

10-10:50am - Library Events Area: Amanda Lubold: “A History of Reproductive Rights in the United States”

             and in Room 028: Charlene Fletcher : “Home Ain't Always Where the Heart Is: Women, Confinement, and Domestic Violence in the Gilded Age Bluegrass"

 11-11:50am - Library Events Area: Film: A League of Their Own Documentary: Documentary version of the hit movie A League of Their Own. Meet the women pioneers who played professional baseball in the 1940s in a league that lasted for ten years.

 12-12:50pm - Library Events AreaMichelle Morahn: “The Female World of Kate Metzel Debs”

            and in the Faculty Center for Teaching Excellence: Debra Israel and Molly Hare, “Gender Diversity and Inclusivity in the Classroom”  - A session for faculty

1-1:50pm - Library Events AreaKatherine Lee: “The Wolf and the Lion: Patriarchal Ghosts on Game of  Thrones”

2-2:50pm - Library Events AreaAndrea Arrington: “History When Women Count: Rethinking Slavery and Empire”

            and in Room 230: Michelle Morahn: “The Female World of Kate Metzel Debs”

6-8pm - Library Events Area: Film: The Last Goldfish - Discussion led by Leah Simpson, Director, CANDLES  Holocaust Museum and Education Center. Manfred Goldfish tried to suppress the trauma that made him a refugee in 1939. When his filmmaker daughter unearths her father's extraordinary story, she discovers where she belongs.

Tuesday, March 12

12:30-1:45pm - Library Events Area: Film: India’s Daughter: The life and death of Jyoti Singh, an Indian medical student whose violation and murder by gang rapists exposed the violent misogyny of Indian society.

2-3:15pm - Library Events AreaLourdes Hurtado :“Women  and  Insurgency  in Cold War Peru”

           and in Room 028Lisa Phillips: “Free Time? A Short History of Women, Work, and Leisure”

3-4pm - Eugene V. Debs House (451 N. 8th Street): Tour: “Women’s History at the Debs Museum” with Allison Duerk

3:30-5:15pm - Library Events Area: Film: RBG  (Full Movie): The Oscar nominated documentary of the life and career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon.

6-8pm - Library Events Area: Film: Hidden Figures: The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.

Wednesday, March 13

9-9:50am - Library Events AreaMarsha Miller: “Hoosier Suffragists” 

10-10:50am - Library Events AreaMichelle Morahn:  “The Female World of Kate Metzel Debs”

11-11:50am - Library Events Area: Jolynn Kuhlman: “Women’s Collegiate Athletics before and after Title IX”

            and in Room 028Amy Ash & Callista Buchen:“Women Working Together: Collaborative Writing and/as Community, A Workshop and Discussion”

12-12:50pm - Library Events AreaKatrine Babb: “Reflecting On Our Past to Change Our Future”

            and in Room 028: Brianna Nichols, “Women We See but Don’t Play: Race, Gender and Sexuality in Games”

1-1:50pm - Library Events Area: Film: Period. End of Sentence: Oscar award-winning short documentary about Indian women fighting the stigma surrounding menstruation to begin manufacturing sanitary pads. Discussion led by Susan Livingston.

2-2:50pm - Library Events AreaAndrea Arrington: “History When Women Count: Rethinking Slavery and Empire”

            and in Room 028: Katrina Babb: “Stop the Crap, Cut the Gap”

3-4pm - Eugene V. Debs House (451 N. 8th Street): Tour: “Women’s History at the Debs Museum” with Allison Duerk

5:30-7pm Library Events AreaCreative Writing Society “Women’s History Month Reading”: Reading and reception to showcase student writing including Matthew Fash, Lanie Amelia R. Evans, Sarah Mattingly, Anna Louise Wilson, and Brianna Nichols.

Thursday, March 14

9:30-10:45am - Library Events AreaDebra Israel: Panel on “Perceptions on Sex Education”. Panelists include: Debra Israel, Malynnda Johnson, and Jodi Rees.

11-12:15pm - Library Events AreaJeannie Ludlow: “Self-Induced, Self Managed, or DIY: Talking about Abortion after Roe”

2-3:15pm - Library Events Area: Film: Maquilapolis (City of Factories): Just over the border in Mexico is an area peppered with maquiladoras: massive sweatshops often owned by the world's largest multinational corporations. Carmen and Lourdes work at maquiladoras in Tijuana, and it is there that they try to balance the struggle for survival with their own radicalization in this documentary.

3-4 pm - Eugene V. Debs House (451 N. 8th Street): Tour: “Women’s History at the Debs Museum” with Allison Duerk

3:30-4:15pm - Library Events Area: Kate Forness: “20 Years of The Vagina Monologues”

           and in Room  028:  Film: RBG  (Partial Showing, second half): The Oscar nominated documentary of the exceptional life and career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon.

6-8pm - Library Events Area: Film: On the Basis of Sex: The story of US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases of a historic career that lead to her nomination and confirmation as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice.

 

Many thanks to our generous sponsors:

  • Gender Studies
  • Department of Multidisciplinary Studies
  • Indiana State University Center for Community Engagement
  • Department of History and African American Studies
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • American Democracy Project
  • Foundational Studies Program
  • Feminist Majority
  • Cunningham Memorial Library
  • CANDLES Holocaust Museum & Education Center
  • Eugene V. Debs Museum

 

Special thanks also to:

  • GNDR 200-005
  • GNDR 200-007
  • HIST 439c
  • Dara Middleton
  • Marsha Miller
  • Kate Forness
  • Barb McNeill
  • Madeline Hellmich
  • Allison Duerk

 

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