UW-Green Bay announces full lineup of Women’s History Month events

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will present a series of events in conjunction with Women’s History Month, which is celebrated in March.

Ranging from film screenings to panel discussions, speakers, socials and more, the activities are sponsored by the University’s Women’s and Gender Studies program, Dean of Professional Studies, Optimistic Feminists group, Office of Student Life, Student Government Association and Theatre and Dance program, along with Associate Lecturer Susan Frost. Except where noted, events are free and open to the public.

Miss Representation, 4 p.m. Monday, March 3, Christie Theatre, University Union: Movie screening with guest speaker Associate Producer Renee Gasch. http://film.missrepresentation.org.

Women Pioneers: Take Your Daughter to Listen, 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, Neville Public Museum of Brown County, 210 Museum Place. “Theatre Inspiring Conversations” panel discussion, presented in conjunction with UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance production of Censored on Final Approach. www.uwgb.edu/theatre/events/censored.asp.

Dessert Hour: Sports Equity, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, Mauthe Center on the UW-Green Bay campus. Join UW-Green Bay faculty members Alison Staudinger and Kimberly Reilly for a dessert social and discussion.

International Women’s Day Luncheon, Noon-1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6, Phoenix Room C, University Union. Keynote speaker Kimberly Gauderman will discuss her work in Andean nations and Central America, with people seeking asylum from political, domestic and sexual violence. A light lunch will be provided. The event is free but registration is required at www.uwgb.edu/student-life.

After Tiller, 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, Christie Theatre, University Union. Movie screening. http://aftertillermovie.com.

Katie Wirsing, 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, Phoenix Room B, University Union. Speaker. www.katiewirsing.com.

What Lesbians Have Done for America, 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, Heritage Room, University Union. Speaker. Learn about how late 19th and early 20th century women whose lives can be described as lesbian were in the forefront of the battle to secure the rights and privileges that large numbers of Americans enjoy today.

Women in STEM, 4 p.m. Thursday, March 27, Christie Theatre, University Union. A panel of women from academia and industry will discuss how being a woman has influenced their interest and experiences in science, technology, engineering and math.

When in Time, 11 a.m. Monday, March 31, Alumni Room, University Union. Discussion on women’s history and feminism. Does feminism change? How do generations work together? What is there left to do? Come and discuss women’s history and feminism as you know it.

Censored on Final Approach, 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 27-March 1 and Wednesday-Saturday, March 5-8, Jean Weidner Theatre, Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance mainstage play. Tickets $18 in advance and $20 at the door for adults, $15 in advance and $17 at the door for students (with ID) and seniors, and $10 for UW-Green Bay students. Order online at www.uwgb.edu/tickets or by calling (920) 465-2400 or (800) 328-tkts. More info: news.uwgb.edu/log-news/releases/02/20/theatre-and-dance-censored-on-final-approach-1422/.


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