2018 Womxn's Herstory Month

Calendar of events for Women's Herstory Month


Good Vibes presents Feminist Porn & Pleasure

Monday, March 5 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Student Union, Rm 4A
Local area sex education company and store, Good Vibrations, will give a workshop on Feminist Porn, the ways this relates to society's views on sexuality and pleasure, and how we interact when it comes to sex, consent, and more.

Presented by the Gender Equity Center

REDress Project

Tuesday, March 6 all day, around campus & on the 7th Street Plaza
The REDress Project brings awareness to the over 1,200 missing and murdered aboriginal women in Canada. Indigenous girls and women in the United States, Mexico, and across this continent are being murdered at far greater rates than the general population.

Presented by Sociology 151, 172, & 175

Women’s Herstory Trivia

Wednesday, March 7 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Student Union, Rm 3A
Various trivia questions in honor of herstory month, form a team or compete on your own. Food and candy will be provided.

Presented by the Gender Equity Center

Deconstructing Reproductive Justice

Thursday, March 8 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm, MOSAIC
Join us in an interactive workshop & dialogue to dismantle misconceptions about reproductive rights.

Presented by MOSAIC & the Gender Equity Center

The Carol Mukhopadhyay Feminist Lecture Series
Karen Branan: Women & Lynching - Lessons for Today

Wednesday, March 13th at 1:30 pm, Student Union, Rm 1A
In journalist and author Karen Branan’s family tree are women who were lynched, women who encouraged and watched lynchings, women who fought lynchings, women who suffered from lynchings, & women who stopped lynchings. Some of them were African American, some were European American. She studied these women’s lives for over 20 years to write a book and bring a scalding message of utmost importance today.

Presented by the Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Department

Transforming Social Justice Series
Emerging Activists & New Strategies for Organizing:  an evening with Prisca Dorcas

Thursday, March 15 at 5:00 pm, MLK Library, Room 225
2018 calls for new times of progressive thinking and organizing! Join the CCCAC with an evening with Prisca Dorcas, founder of @latinarebels to discuss new and innovative ways to organize.

Presented by the A.S. César E. Chávez Community Action Center

Spartan Speaker Series: Winona LaDuke

Monday, March 19 at 7:00 pm, Student Union Theater
Native American Activitist, Environmentalist, Author, and Former Green Party Vice Presidential Candidate, Winona LaDuke (Ojibwe) is an internationally renowned Native American activist and advocate for environmental, women’s, and children’s rights. She is the founder of the White Earth Land Recovery Project, a reservation-based land acquisition, environmental advocacy, and cultural organization. She is also founder and co-chair of the Indigenous Women’s Network. She also co-founded Honor the Earth with Amy Ray and Emily Saliers (the Indigo Girls).

Presented by the Division of Student Affairs

IDENTITY: an art exhibit

Tuesday, March 20 , all day, MOSAIC
An interactive gallery reflecting artist's self or subject's self expression of their identity, whether that be gender, religion, race, sexual orientation, etc!

Presented by the Gender Equity Center