Women Focus of Month-long Activities

TCC will continue its Women’s History month celebrations Monday with a lecture by South Government and Humanities Professor Carlos Antonio Rovelo on “The Rear View Mirror: Women Defining Themselves.” Sponsored by the Social Sciences Department, the lecture is from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the Student Center Living Room, Room SSTU 2105.

Women’s History month began this week with a reception launching an art show celebrating the 32nd anniversary of Women in New Roles in the Carillon Gallery of the Joe B. Rushing Center for the Performing Arts. Exhibit hours are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. through March 4.

On Northeast Campus, award-winning poet and author Sonia Sanchez of Philadelphia will be the Living Literature special guest. Sanchez will speak from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, and from 9:15 to 10:45 a.m. Thursday, March 25. Both presentations will be on Northeast Campus in the Student Center, Center Corner, Room NSTU 1615A.

Women’s History Month will be celebrated on Southeast Campus with a presentation of “Beyond the Battlefield: Women and the Effects of War” by Southern Methodist University Political Science Professor Chelsea Brown. The presentation will be from 2:30 to 3:50 p.m. Thursday, March 25 in Room SEE 1304.

Trinity River Campus will celebrate Women’s History Month with a film series and a Read-In. Films are “American Experience: One Woman, One Vote,” Monday, March 8; “The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo,” Tuesday, March 16; and “Women, Leadership and Politics: A Rising Tide?” Wednesday, March 24. The Read-In is Tuesday, March 23, at noon in the library which is sponsoring the event. Anyone who desires to read from a favorite woman author can participate.

A complete list of Women’s History month activities is available online.