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March 4, 2013
March 5, 2013
March 6, 2013
March 20, 2013
March 21, 2013
March 28, 2013
April 1, 2013
Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) is celebrating Women’s History Month with a wide range of programs and events on campus. All the events listed below are free and open to the public.
Monday, March 4, 6 p.m. – Rhinehart Recital Hall and Rhinehart Music Center Lobby
4,000 Years for Choice, presented by Heather Ault, creator, features a poster exhibition, reception, and lecture. The program develops visual narratives about the practices of contraception and abortion from around the world for the past 4,000 years. Ault’s goal for the project is to celebrate, inspire, and empower women and men in their reproductive lives. Exhibition opening is at 6 p.m., with a reception beginning at 6:30 p.m. The lecture begins at 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 5, Noon to 1:15 p.m., Walb Student Union, Room 114–116
Book Discussion: Melissa Harris Perry’s “Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America”
Wednesday, March 6, Noon to 1:30 p.m. , Walb Student Union, Room 222–226
“What’s Past is Prologue: The Supreme Court, Roe v. Wade, and Women’s Equality”
Presented by Georgia Wralstad Ulmschneider, associate professor, Department of Political Science at IPFW.
Wednesday, March 20, Noon to 1:15 p.m., Walb Student Union, Room 114–116
“Lights! Camera! Action! African-American Women in Media”
Panel discussion with current and former members of Fort Wayne area media.
Thursday, March 21, Noon to 1:15 p.m., Liberal Arts, Room 35A
“Reproductive Rights Around the World”
International panel discussion featuring IPFW faculty members Elizabeth Mannir from the Women’s Studies program, Nancy Virtue and Lachlan Whalen from the Department of International Language and Culture Studies, and Mieko Yamada from the Department of Sociology.
Thursday, March 28, 2013, 7:30 p.m., Neff Hall, Room 101
“Forty Years after Roe v. Wade: Reproductive Justice in the Age of Mass Incarceration”
Presented by Lynn Paltrow, founder and executive director of National Advocates for Pregnant Women. A light reception will follow the lecture.
Monday, April 1, 7 p.m., IPFW Alumni Center
Book Discussion: “The Handmaid’s Tale,” by Margaret Atwood.
A light supper will be served.
For more information, contact the Center for Women and Returning Adults, 260-481-4140 or firstname.lastname@example.org; the Women’s Studies program at 260-481-6711 or email@example.com; or the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, at 260-481-6608 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
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