Women’s History Month 2021
March 2, 12 pm | Women of Color Celebration
A fun and informative virtual event recognizing individuals who have contributed to multicultural understanding and gender equality at Marshall University or in the Huntington community.
Free and open to the public. Join here: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_NTNhNDk4M2MtNTk2NS00Mjg4LWI0MGQtZWU2NjRkZmU5ZmVl%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22239ab278-3bba-4c78-b41d-8508a541e025%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22841cd159-44a1-45f6-9eda-4b7a75a57c74%22%2c%22IsBroadcastMeeting%22%3atrue%7d
Sponsored by the Office of Intercultural Affairs, Center for African American Students, Women’s & Gender Center, The Division of Student Affairs, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion & School of Pharmacy
March 8, 11 am – 1 pm | International Women’s Day
Join us in the Memorial Student Center Lobby to celebrate women’s achievements and take action for equality. Pick up resources, giveaways, and information about upcoming Women’s History Month events.
Sponsored by the John Deaver Drinko Academy and the Women’s & Gender Center
March 15, 4 pm | This Side of Paradise: Clothing of the Jazz Age and Beyond
Learn about the exciting new online gallery of antique fashion items from the Marshall School of Theatre. From flapper dresses to ballgowns, the collection reflects a rich variety of historical experiences.
Sponsored by the Women’s & Gender Studies Program, Library Special Collections Department, and the School of Theatre
Virtual link: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19:firstname.lastname@example.org/1615837567249?context=%7B%22Tid%22:%22239ab278-3bba-4c78-b41d-8508a541e025%22,%22Oid%22:%2252ad5a28-9f16-4253-9626-f340dd8566a7%22%7D
March 25, 4 pm | Undergraduate Research in Women’s History: “Unfair & Lovely: Colorism in South Asia & the Diaspora”
Marshall and Huntington High School student Sophie Agrawal presents her senior research project on the history of colorism and its effects on South Asian women around the world.
Sponsored by the Women’s & Gender Center
Virtual link: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19:meeting_NmI3ZmIyYTgtNTIxNi00ZGZjLTgwZGEtNDgyODYzMGUyMWEz@thread.v2/0?context=%7B%22Tid%22:%22239ab278-3bba-4c78-b41d-8508a541e025%22,%22Oid%22:%220e408c70-4a6c-4afb-bad5-40a858d9d836%22%7D
March 26, 1 pm | Accented Cinema: Moroccan Women’s Exilic & Diasporic Filmmaking
A discussion of mobility, cultural difference, and circulating global commodities in Moroccan women’s cinema. Presented by Dr. Touria Khannous, Harvard University and Columbia University Exchange Scholar and Associate Professor of Arabic at Louisiana State University.
Sponsored by the Office of Intercultural Affairs, Film Studies Program, Department of Modern Languages, School of Music, and Women’s & Gender Center
March 30, 6 pm | Women in Digital Humanities: How One Woman-Led Firm is Designing for Social Change
Join Marshall alum Jessica Vodden for a lively discussion about her path to owning an all-woman design and marketing firm, her team’s innovative approach rooted in human-centered design, and how leaders can create equitable and supportive professional environments.
Free and open to all. Register here: https://tinyurl.com/WomenDH