This week: Events for and about women
The university's Center for Women's and Gender Studies is sponsoring a number of exciting events in April. Starting with today's dramatic reading of the Vagina Monologues and continuing throughout the month, each event is open to UW-Parkside students, faculty, and staff.
"Vagina Monologues:" A Dramatic Reading, noon, Studio B, The Rita
The Center for Women's and Gender Studies presents a dramatic reading of Eve Ensler's "Vagina Monologues. Students Sarah Lord, Rachel Sandlin, Spencer Gray, Jazmin Medina, and Brenna Kempf will read monologues that somehow relate to the female anatomy through sexuality, love, menstruation, birth, or simply as a physical aspect of the body. A recurring theme throughout the piece is female empowerment, and the ultimate embodiment of individuality.
"Attacks on Women's Health & Reproductive Rights, time/location to be announced
Join Dr. Kate Gillogly, Evelyn Zepp, and AnnaLee Sepanski for a panel discussion and political update. Check the UW-Parkside web calendar www.uwp.edu for the time and location.
"Tough Guise: Violence, Media, and Masculinity, 12:30-1:45 p.m., Student Center CinemaThese events are free and Women's & Gender Studies Director Dr. Linda Crafton said addition events will be held as April continues.
Dr. Jonathan Shailor serves as facilitator for this DVD viewing and discussion. Dr. Shailor is joined by Bernard Covelli and Marilyn Vazquez.