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March 2018 Events

1
Mar
"Silence Breakers Step Up and Stand Together" Display

Foyer display highlighting significant women and movements in history to bring women together and fight for social justice. This display will be available for viewing March 1 - 31, 2018.

Presented by
Women's Studies Advisory Committee


All Day | LRC
1
Mar
Social Sciences Building Display

Display of resources on women's rights, sexual harassment and abuse, and empowerment. This display will be available for viewing March 1 - 31, 2018.

Presented by
Women's Studies Advisory Committee


All Day | Social Sciences Bldg
6
Mar
Get out the Vote

Mesa College is holding a voter registration drive sponsored by the Women’s Alliance Student Club and the Women in Science Club.

Presented by
Women's Alliance Student Club & Women in Science Club


9:00am - 1pm | Sunrise Courtyard
9
Mar
Sex and Sexuality in the Age of "True Womanhood"

A discussion led by Gloria Kim, Assistant Professor of History and Faculty Advisor to the Mesa Women’s Alliance.

Presented by
Professor Gloria Kim


Noon - 2pm | MC 211 B
12
Mar
The 7th Annual Gracia Molina de Pick Feminist Lecture Series

San Diego historian Maria Garcia, recipient of the 2015 SOHO Cultural Heritage Award and author of La Neighbor: A Settlement House in Logan Heights will be the featured speaker at the 7th Annual Gracia Molina de Pick Feminist Lecture Series. Garcia will discuss her book and the role of Chicanas in San Diego communities.

Presented by
Maria Garcia


11am - 12:30pm | MC 211 A/B
13
Mar
Women Victim / Women Survivors

Panelists will address the very important on-going issues surrounding the exploitation of and violence against women and children. From sexual assault and domestic violence to sex trafficking and labor exploitation, women, around the world have consistently been victimized. Participants include representatives from the Center for Community Solutions, Mesa College Police Department, The Center for Justice and Reconciliation, and a survivor of the sex trafficking trade. Each will present insight into the issues and discuss ways for faculty and students to get involved in stopping the abuse.

Presented by
Local Organizations


11am - 12:30pm | MC 211 A/B
14
Mar
#MeToo: Gender Roles, Consent, and Sexual Assault from Ovid's Metamorphoses to Today

English instructor Randall Ulyate will address the current wave of sexual assault allegations and the precedents seen in selected poems by Ovid.

Presented by
Professor Randall Ulyate


12:30pm | LRC 435
15
Mar
Chinese Couplets

Director Felicia Lowe – in a work that is part memoir, part history, part investigation – details how a search for answers about a mother’s emigration to America during the Chinese Exclusion era reveals the often painful price paid by immigrants who abandoned their identity, the burden of silence they passed on to their children, and the intergenerational strife between immigrants and their American-born offspring.

Presented by
Director Felicia Lowe


11am - 1pm | MC 211 A/B
20
Mar
Women in STEM Workshop (Faculty)

"Best Practices for Recruiting & Retaining Women in STEM" College faculty and staff will learn the research about how stereotypes in traditionally masculine careers can influence student confidence, test scores, and career choices.

Presented by
Debra Kimberling


4 - 5:30pm | LRC 435
20
Mar
Women in STEM Workshop (Student)

Unwritten Rules for Career Success: A Guide for College Women" This session will focus on how female students can navigate the unwritten rules and apply research to remain confident in their career aspirations.

Presented by
Debra Kimberling


6:30 - 8pm | LRC 435
22
Mar
Women's Words

Presented by the Dramatic Arts Program, Women’s Words is a collection of stage readings that include contemporary and historical works as well as musical performance pieces by women. The selected pieces represent women and women’s issues across cultures and time.

Presented by
Mesa College Drama Department


11am - 12pm | Sunrise Courtyard
22
Mar
Vagina Monologues

Mesa College students will present this Obie Award-winning tour of the forbidden zone that introduces a wildly divergent gathering of female voices, among them: a 6-year-old girl; a septuagenarian New Yorker; and a Bosnian raped survivor.

Presented by
Eve Ensler - Performed by faculty, staff, and students


5pm | Apoliad Theatre, Mesa College