Presentations by Lori Ostlund - February 9, 2012
Join the members of the President's Commission on the Status of Women as they co-sponsor a series of events with author Lori Ostlund. The events include a reading and discussion on Thursday, February 9, 2012, at 7 pm in the Hamblin Hall of Flags (Robinson 115). These events are co-sponsored with the English Department, Women's Studies program, President's Commission on LGBT Issues, International Studies, Office of Social Equity, and Office of Human and Cultural Diversity as part of the Women's Studies speaker series. For more information, contact Dr. Gayatri Devi.
Self-Defense Workshop - October 26, 2011
A self-defense workshop, led by Sue Feathers, will be held on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 7 pm. This workshop will be free to the first 25 attendees who preregister, $5 for anyone who preregisters after the initial 25, and $10 at the door. To sign up, please visit the HOPE Center or call (570) 484-2111. The deadline for preregistration is October 18, 2011. The workshop is co-sponsored by the HOPE Center, President's Commission on the Status of Women, and Women's Studies program.
Presentations by Beth Fantaskey - October 24 - 26, 2011
Join the members of the President's Commission on the Status of Women as they co-sponsor a series of events with Beth Fantaskey, a young adult novelist. The events include a reading and panel discussion on Monday, October 24, 2011, at 7 pm in the Parsons Union Building Multipurpose Room. Ms. Fantaskey will also be speaking at Central Montain Middle and High Schools on Tuesday, October 25 and will be part of the Ross Library's Booked for Lunch program on Wednesday, October 26. These events were co-sponsored with the English Department, Women's Studies program, and Admissions Office as part of the Write Now: Community Conversations with Contemporary Authors series. For more information, contact Majorie Maddox Hafer or Dana Washington.
Presentations by Valente Frazier - April 7 - 8, 2011
Join the members of the President's Commission on the Status of Women as they co-sponsor a series of events, including a reception (Thursday, April 7, at 6 pm in the HOPE Center), presentation (Thursday, April 7 at 7 pm in the Ulmer Planetarium), and student luncheon (Friday, April 8, at 12:30 pm in Bentley S06), by Valente Frazier, Emmy award winning, celebrity make-up artist. These events were co-sponsored with the FASSt Commission, HOPE Center, Office of Human and Cultural Diversity, and Office of Social Equity.
Christine Smith Performance - March 30, 2011
Come join us for a special performance by Christine Smith, a female jazz musician, in celebration of Women's History Month. The event will be held in Bentley S-06 and S-07, starting at 7 pm. This event was co-sponsored by the Women’s Studies Minor, Office of Human and Cultural Diversity, and the HOPE Center in recognition of Women’s History Month.
Liz Funk Presentation - March 17, 2010
The President's Commission on the Status of Women, with the Women's Coalition, HOPE Center, and Office of Social Equity, is co-sponsoring a presentation by Liz Funk, author of Supergirls Speak Out. Liz Funk will be discussing her book, which addresses special pressures confronting young women. In particular, Liz has written about struggling with an eating disorder, and with the phenomenon of cyber-stalking. The presentation was in the Hamblin Hall of Flags at 7:00 pm.