College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences
This feature film, starring Hilary Swank as Alice Paul, celebrates the activism of the suffrage movement to win women’s right to vote. Women's History Month events are sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies Program.
The juror for this year's "Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition" at UNI is Fred Burton, professor of painting and drawing at Memphis College of Art
Leo Rodriguez, Department of Physics, Grinnell College, will present Black Holes and Quantum Gravity.
Discussion about Women's History Month Speaker Jessica Valenti's book, "Why Have Kids?" Free copies are available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Women's and Gender Studies Program office, 225 SAB. Having read the book is not required to attend and participate. All are welcome. Women's History Month events are sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies Program.
This panel will explore and discuss the role of sisterhood in the fight for women’s liberation. Discussion will follow. Women's History Month events are sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies Program.
Visiting artists Jesse Krebs, clarinet, Brian Kubin, cello, and Ilia Radoslavov, piano will present a recital. The trio serves on the faculty at Truman State University and have celebrated successful careers as performers and educators individually and collaboratively. This event is free and open to the public.
"Reinventing the World" is a series for all those who want to know the good news about how we can reinvent the world to make it work better for all of us. This three-part series of documentaries with host Des Kennedy looks at some of the biggest challenges facing us today - work and time, food, and urban sustainability - and how innovative thinkers and doers from the famous to the obscure, from Berkeley to Sao Paolo, Brazil, are coming up with some of the ways of getting there from here.
Ellen J. Kennedy will present “Burma: Democracy or Genocide?" This is the story of Burmese activist Ang San Suu Kyi, whose life
encompasses Burma’s political and ethnic turmoil, including her father’s assassination; the targeting of the Rohinga, Karen and Karenni people; and the powerful pro-democracy movement. Kennedy is the founder and executive director of World Without Genocide at William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minn. She is a winner of the Anne Frank Center’s Outstanding Citizen Award.
This presentation is in conjunction with the "Tents of Witness" exhibit at various places across campus during the week of March 11. These events are organized and sponsored by UNI-STAND and the UNi Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education.
Jessica Valenti will be the keynote speaker for Women’s History Month. She is the author of the book "Why Have Kids?" which is serving as the inspiration for this year’s theme of Modern Parenthood. Valenti is a well-respected figure in women’s and gender studies with a national reputation.
"Tents of Witness: Genocide and Conflict," created by World Without Genocide at William Mitchell College of Law (St. Paul, MN), will feature six tents, each featuring the story of a different genocide or other mass atrocity crime: American Indians, Argentina, Bosnia, Cambodia, Darfur and Rwanda. This exhibit, which will be on view at three different locations across campus, is free and open to the public.