UMass Dartmouth events in March to celebrate Women's History Month

This year's Women's History Month entitled, Knowing our History, Knowing Ourselves, include events with informative speakers, writers, films and activities.

This year's Women's History Month entitled, Knowing our History, Knowing Ourselves, include events with informative speakers, writers, films and activities. 

Sponsored by the UMass Dartmouth departments in English, Portuguese, and Women's studies; UMass Dartmouth Centers for Women's Resources, Jewish Culture, International Student and Scholar; and the Frederick Douglass Unity House; and other organizations and associations affiliated with the University such as Live Well: Health Education & Promotion, the YWCA, and the American Association of University Women. 

March 1, 2 p.m. 
Women's History Month Kick off 
Sonia Sanchez, African American poet, playwright & activist 
Poetry Reading & Writing workshop 
Main Auditorium-Free 
Contact: Donna Moore: 508.999.9222 

March 7, 4 p.m. 
The Impact of the Media on Women's Health 
Judy Norsigian, Founder of the Boston Women's Health Collective 
Main Auditorium-Free 
Contact: 508.9104582 

March 8, 12:30 p.m. 
International Women's Day 
11th Annual Outstanding Women's Awards 
Keynote: Minrose Gwin, Author 
The Queen of Palmyra: A Reading and Discussion 
Followed by a Chocolate Reception and book signing 
Woodland Commons-Free 
Contact: 508.910.4582 

March 8, 5 p.m. 
What the English Woman Saw: Maria Graham Goes Gothic in Brazil 
Hilary Owen, University of Manchester 
Administration Bldg. Room 333-Free 
Contact: 508.999.8241 

March 10, 6 p.m. 
AHA Night 
(LOOP bus available from main campus) 
Who Does She Think She Is?   
Movie and panel exploring motherhood & art 
Star Store New Bedford, Campus, Lecture Hall, Room 144 
Free 
Contact: 508.910. 4582 

March 24, 12:30 p.m. 
You Never Call! You Never Write!: The Historical Legacy of American Jewish Mothers 
Dr. Joyce Antler, Brandeis University 
Admin. Bldg., Room 333-Free 
Contact: 508.910.6551 

March 25, 7 p.m. 
International Films Series 
Be With Me (2006, Singapore) 
This film is a tapestry of three stories woven around the themes of love, hope, tragedy and redemption. 
CVPA, Room 153-Free 
Contact: 508.999.8285 

March 28, 4 p.m. 
Absolutely Safe 
Movie examining the complex issue of breast enhancements. 
Dion, Room 116-Free 
Contact: 508.910.4584 

March 29, 5:30-9 p.m. 
4th Annual WRC/WMS Fundraiser 
Educating & Empowering through the Written Word 
Keynote: Susan Faludi, Pulitzer Prize Winning Author 
Why Haven't Women Remade the World Yet? 
Woodland Commons-Tickets $100 
For tickets contact: 508.910.4584 


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