On March 8 from 9 a.m. to 5p.m., the Women's Center will present an exhibit in the front lobby of the
At 1 p.m. on March 12, a "listening party" will be held in the Women's Center, located in the Arthur L. Johnson Wing of the
At 5:30 p.m. on March 15, Gail Carson Levine, author of children's and young adult literature, will read and talk about her body of work in the Paul E. Johnson Sr. Community Conference Room in the J. Eugene Smith Library. Levine is the author of "Ella Enchanted," a 1998 Newbery Honor Book. Some of Levine's other books include "Fairest"; "Dave at Night," an ALA Notable Book and Best Book for Young Adults; "The Wish: The Two Princesses of Bamarre"; and the six "Princess Tales" books. This event is sponsored by the Visiting Writers Series of the English Department. A book signing and refreshments will follow.
At 3 p.m. on March 17, Eastern's student organizations M.A.L.E.S. and F.E.M.A.L.E.S. will discuss the continued degradation of women in mainstream music lyrics and in video in Room 110 of Webb Hall. The talk will address the idea of women's bodies as commodities and the intersection of gender, culture, economics and privilege. The presentation will ask, "How can students proactively address tolerance towards misogyny?"
At 12:30 p.m. on March 18, Lynn Pasquerella, incoming president of
At 3 p.m. on March 31 in the Student Center Theatre, Dina Temple-Raston, National Security and FBI correspondent for National Public Radio, will address
At 6 p.m. on March 31 in the Paul E. Johnson Sr. Room in the J. Eugene Smith Library, recipients of the Second Annual Ella T. Grasso Distinguished Service Award will be honored for their efforts to advance the rights of women and gender inequality.
For more information please contact Raja Staggers-Hakim, coordinator of Eastern's Women Center by calling (860) 465-4313 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.