UNCG Campus Weekly

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Women’s History Month Slate of Events

The contributions of women will be celebrated on campus during Women’s History Month.

All events are open to the public at no charge.

March 4:
• Lecture: “‘Help Me to Find My People’: Searching for Family After Slavery Ended” by Dr. Heather Williams, UNC Chapel Hill. 7 p.m. Virginia Dare Room, Alumni House. Sponsored by University Libraries.

• Lecture: “Impact of Global Downturn on Filipina Factory Workers” by Dr. Stephen Sills, UNCG assistant professor of sociology and 2009 recipient of the Linda Carlisle Research Grant in Women’s and Gender Studies. 3:30 p.m. Kirkland Room, EUC. Sponsored by the Women’s and Gender Studies Program. For more information, call 4-5673 or visit http://wgs.uncg.edu.

March 16:
• Discussion Forum: Conversations with the Community on “Black Female Body Images.” Discussion led by Dr. Tara T. Green, director of UNCG’s African American Studies Program, and Dr. Sarah Cervenak, an assistant professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and African American Studies. 6 p.m. Kirkland Room, EUC. Sponsored by the African American Studies Program. For more information, visit www.uncg.edu/afs.

March 22:
• Lecture: “Personal Politics and History” by Dr. Sudie Duncan Sides ’61. The event is the inaugural lecture for the new Peggy and Sudie Duncan Lecture Series in women’s history. 4 p.m. Alumni House. Sponsored by the UNCG history department, Women’s and Gender Studies Program and the UNCG Alumni Association. For more information, contact Dr. Lisa Levenstein at levenstein@uncg.edu or 202-4055.

Extended exhibits:
• March 1-April 1: “Writing Women Back into History.” Located in Jackson Library’s first floor Portico Entrance during regular library hours.

• Through March 15: “The Integration of Woman’s College.” Located on the first floor of Jackson Library during regular library hours.

• Through March 15: “The Sit-Ins: Woman’s College Perspective,” located in the Jackson Library/EUC Connector during regular building hours.

• Through May 15: “Brave New Worlds: Re-Imaging in Girls’ Series Books.” Located in the Hodges Reading Room of Jackson Library from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.