Women’s History Month 2023
March 1, 3 pm- Drinko Atrium | Kick-Off Reception
The calendar of events will be announced and refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.
March 2 & 9, 9 am- Old Main 115 | Wake Up with the Women’s and Gender Center
Grab a coffee, morning snack, and free swag in the Women’s and Gender Center and connect with fellow students, faculty and staff.
March 4, 12:30 pm- Dot Hicks Field | Wake Up with the Women’s and Gender Center
Stop by the Women’s and Gender Center’s table and grab some free swag before you cheer on the softball team as they play Kent State.
March 7, 12 pm- BE5 | Women of Color Celebration
Recognition of individuals who have contributed to multicultural understanding and gender equity on campus and in the community.
March 8, 5 pm- Drinko Atrium | International Women’s Day Panel Discussion
Celebrate women’s achievements and take action for equality. Pick up resources, giveaways, and information about upcoming Women’s History Month events.
March 21, 4 pm- Don Morris Room | Women’s Mental Health and Wellness Self-Care Event
This event will include speaker and life coach Charise Lindsey to discuss the importance of women’s self-care and there will be stations and information focused on women’s mental health and wellness. Free food, give-a-ways, relaxation yoga, and the first 30 female students will receive a 5 minute chair massage.
March 22, 6 pm- BE5 | Women’s Paint and Sip
This event will allow up to 100 students to come and paint a Women-inspired painting. Sodexo snacks, tea, coffee, lemonade, and water will be provided.
March 23, 4 pm-Drinko 402 | The Annual Humanities Lecture: Dr. Taine Duncan
“Philosophizing Like a Girl: Why Philosophy Needs Intersectional Gender Theory Now More than Ever.”
March 24, 7 pm-Experimental Theater | BodyShots XV: Holler!
Annual multimedia performance themed around a singular concept; includes film, dance, poetry, and other creative readings, and visual arts. Free with a reception to follow.
March 29, 7 pm-Don Morris Room | The Charlotte Schmidlapp Lecture: Mikki Kendall
The annual lecture series featuring NYT best-selling author and cultural critic Mikki Kendall, author of Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women a Movement Forgot and Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists: A Graphic History of Women’s Fights for Their Rights. Free and open to the public. Reception to follow.
April 4, 6 pm-Sip Brasserie | Herd in Town, Women’s History Month Edition
Featuring Dr. Hilary Brewster, Dr. Wendy Perkins, Dr. Jana Tigchelaar, and Amber Stone, grad student, presenting their various research on gender (pop culture, criminal justice, English, and sociology).
April 5, 7 pm-Experimental Theater| The Alys Smith Symposium on Women in the Professions: Visual Art and Media
Featuring keynote speaker Renee Margocee from Tamarack.