Calendar

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH 2019

WEEK 1

Friday March 1st 
2:30 – 4:30 pm: “Women and History” Panel @ People’s Poetry Fest
Chair: Robin Carstensen in UC Bayview 320

5:00 – 8:00 pm: KICKOFF EVENT: FEMINIST ZINE PANEL & WORKSHOP featuring local San Antonio Zine Creators from Chifladxzine, St. Sucia, & Yes Ma’am in UC Legacy

WEEK 2

Monday March 4th
Islander Feminists: Sex Education Week
10 am – 1 pm: 
Tables in Breezeway

1 – 2 pm: Leyendo Poesía de Rossy Lima
Poetry Discussion en Español in Bay Hall 205

4 – 5 pm: Clara Wieck Schumann: Wife, Mother, Pianist, Composer
Piano recital & discussion with Prof. Sangmi Lim (Music) in CA 136

Tuesday March 5th
11 am – 1 pm: WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION
Buffet lunch: foods invented by women
Panel: “Feminism and Us”
Keynote Speaker: President Kelly Quintanilla
Media Exhibit & Women’s and Feminist crafts
in UC Anchor Ballroom A-C

Islander Feminists: ‘Find the Clit Scavenger Hunt” with a prize

7:00 – 9:00pm: Film Screening & Discussion: A Suitable Girl with Prof. Chrissy Lau (Humanities) in CI 122

Wednesday March 6th
12:30 – 1:30pm: History Club presents Women’s History Month Trivia in UC Anchor Ballroom A

Thursday March 7th
10:00 – 4:00pm: Project GRAD Exhibit
Forgotten Women: Female Powerhouses History Forgot in UC Anchor Ballroom C

Friday March 8th INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY!
10:00 – 10:30am: The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Presents:
Nueces County Judge Barbara Canales 
in UC Jetty 123

10:00 – 2:00pm: Project GRAD Exhibit
Forgotten Women: Female Powerhouses History Forgot in UC Anchor Ballroom C

SPRING BREAK

WEEK 3

Tuesday March 19th  
11 am – 12 pm Islander Feminists and Break the Cycle present: Consent
in UC Jetty Room 123

7:30 pm Performance: Tres Vidas: Celebrating Diversity through Chamber Music Theatre in the PAC

Wednesday March 20th  
12 – 1 pm: Workshop “Unschooled:” Devalued. The Role of Women & Immigrants in Society
with Delaney Foster in UC Anchor Ballroom AB

Thursday March 21st
3:30 pm – 4:30pm: Workshop “Unschooled:” Devalued. The Role of Women & Immigrants in Society with Delaney Foster in UC Jetty

5 – 6 pm: WHM KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Prof. Joan W. Scott (Institute of Advanced Study – Princeton): “Gender & Politics” in UC Anchor Ballroom AB (followed by reception). Open to the public

WEEK 4

Monday March 25th
10 am – 2 pm: PASS Presents: Art and Action
Hosted by PASS Programs.  From March 1-25th we will be collecting ladies yoga pants, leggings, and t-shirts for The Purple Door’s Sexual Assault Response Team. On March 25th attendees can help pack bags for victims and craft an uplifting card for the bags. We will show a movie and provide a sweet treat for all attendees in UC Anchor Ballroom AB

Wednesday March 27th
7 pm – 9 pm: Film Screening & Discussion: Teeth
with Prof. Jarred Wiehe (English) in UC Anchor Ballroom A

Thursday March 28th
5:30 pm – 7 pm: CLA Interdisciplinary Student Symposium Plenary Address: Prof. Sarah Allison (English, Loyola University): “Personal Narrative and Public Advocacy in Hannah Gadsby’s nth performance of Nanette in UC OSO

Friday March 29th 
9 am – 5 pm: CLA Interdisciplinary Student Symposium: “Structures of Care” in the UC Lonestar Ballroom

Sunday March 31
3 pm: Recital by Hope Thacker at the Art Museum of South Texas.  Featuring women composers Claire Brook, Juliana Hall, Florence Price, and a new premiere by composer Ashi Day & women poets including Sara Teasdale, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Amy Lowell, and Margaret Widdemer. 

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