Southeastern Women's Coalition
presents

WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH 2003


Lectures Special Events Films

LIVELY LECTURES (12:30 P.M.,  SIMS MEMORIAL LIBRARY, 3RD FLOOR)


Week One
Monday, March 10: June Mumme, "Play by Play"
Tuesday, March 11: Lucia Harrison, "Marie de Agreda"
Thursday, March 13: Margaret Gonzales-Perez, "Women Terrorists"

Week Two
Monday, March 17: Lori Davis Jones on “Forging the Front Court for Female Athletes”
Tuesday,  March 18: State Rep. Diane Winston, "Status of Women in Louisiana"
Thursday, March 20: Christopher Leahy, "A Yankee Woman Goes South--The marriage of Julia to
      President John Tyler"

Week Three
Monday, March 24: Judith Fai-Podlipnik, "Keeping up Appearances--European Women, Power
      and Beauty"
Tuesday, March 25: Andrew Traver, "Women and Heresy in Thirteenth Century France"
Thursday, March 27: Monique Rhodes Monac, "Women and War"

Week Four
Monday, March 31: Bill Robison, "Power Behind the Throne--Medieval English Queens" 
 

SPECIAL PERFORMANCES


Wednesday, March 12: Jayetta Slawson and Southeastern creative writing students, "Race, Identity, Woman – A Living Louisiana Ghost Story", noon, War Memorial Student Union, 2nd floor

March 17-29: "Altar of Honor," window display of personal remembrances* of special women, Tangipahoa Parish Library Hammond Branch, 314 E. Thomas St. 
      *Monday, March 17, 4-6:30 p.m., collection of remembrances at Hammond library.

Wednesday, March 19: Wade Heaton, "Clothing of Women in the Ancient World," noon, Pottle Music Building Auditorium

Wednesday, March 26: Sharp Edges dance company,  "Hereafter Known as….a Study in Losing and Gaining Definition," noon, War Memorial Student Union ballroom, 2nd floor 

Wednesday, March 26: Olympia Vernon, readings from her new novel, "Eden," 12:30 p.m., Student Union Theatre (Book signing follows)
 

TUESDAY NIGHT FILMS (7 P.M., STUDENT UNION THEATRE)



March 11: A League of Their Own, directed by Penny Marshall.
March 18: Mississippi Masala, directed by Mira Nair.
March 25: I Don't Want to Talk About It, directed by Maria Luisa Bemberg

Women's History Month 2003 is sponsored by the departments of English and History and Political Science with support from the departments of Communication, Chemistry and Physics, Mathematics 
and the Center for Faculty Excellence



For information, contact Carole McAllister, 985-549-2044, or Mary Pirosko, 985-549-2330.

 
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