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Women's Resource Center

Fall Events

September 2016

Every Friday from 12:30-2:00 (Marquette 315): Join us for pizza and discussions of contemporary feminist issues

September 22: (12:30-2:00, Monroe 610): Corporation of One®: Branding for Career Success Workshop for Women

September 23: (3:30-6:00, Marquette 315): Women's Resource Center/Women's Studies Party: join us to celebrate feminism and network with other feminists

September 27, 12:30-2:00, Audubon Room, 2nd Floor Danna Center: Women in Politics: Barriers & Solutions to Increasing Women's Political Power: Join us for a discussion with a wonderful panel:

Panelists:
Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell, District B, New Orleans City Council
Representative Helena N. Moreno, District 93, Louisiana State Legislature
Dr. Laura Badeaux, Director Louisiana Women in Government and Business,
Dr. Anna Mahoney, Director of Research, Tulane's Newcomb Institute/representative of Ready to Run
Dr. Rosalind Blanco Cook, President of the League of Women Voters

Moderator:

Dr. Natasha Bingham, Assistant Professor Political Science, Loyola University New Orleans
 

Sponsors/Chairs

Women's Resource Center (Patricia Boyett) and Office of Diversity and Inclusion (Liv Newman, Tarana Lawrence)

Previous Events - Spring 2016

Take a Stand Against Gender Violence: Sexual Nonviolence Week April 11-15

April 11-15: Activities and information in One Loyola Room *Also accepting non-perishable items donations for the Family Justice Center and SANE Nurses

April 12 (12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, St. Charles Room, Dana Center): Krav Maga Self-Defense Training 

April 13 (7PM - 9PM, Monroe 610): Screening and Discussion: The Hunting Ground (a documentary on sexual assault on college campuses)

April 15: (12:30 PM -2:00 PM, Marquette 315) Feminist Friday discussion gender violence (pizza served)

Final Semester Events

April 12 (6PM): Tulane Event--Rechler Room 202, Lavern-Bernick: Understanding the Cuts in Funding to Women's Health: A Panel Discussion with Peter Shin, Ph.D., M.P.A. George Washington University; Karissa HaugeberAssistant Professor of History, Tulane University; Amy Irvin, Executive Director, New Orleans Abortion Fund

April 19 (7PM Nunemaker Hall): Professor Francis Dolan of UC Davis lecture:  "Shakespeare, Women, & Wine"

Celebrate Women's History Month - Join Us for:

Loyola's first Feminist Festival, March 1-11

Hosts: Women’s Resource Center and the Women’s Studies Program

EVENTS for March 7-11

Mon.: Mar. 7: Dreaming of a Feminist World: Pride in the Pack

All-Day Visual Campaigns on Campus

 

Tues. Mar. 8: International Women’s Day: Feminism & Freedom

Student/Faculty Panel on International Feminism, Audubon Room (12:30-2:00 PM)

Interfaith Prayer Vigil: Finding the Feminine Divine in Me, Ignatius Chapel (6:30-7:30 PM)

 

Wed. Mar. 9: Feminism & Justice: Campaigns Against Gender Violence

Human Trafficking Forum: Nunemaker Auditorium, Monroe Hall (6:30-8:30 PM)

 

Thurs., Mar. 10: Feminist Bridges: Diversity, Intersectionality, & Alliances

Yoga, University Sports Complex (9:00-10:00 AM)

Lunch: Discussion: The Power of Intersectionality & Alliances, Marquette 315 (12:30-2:00 PM)

A Talk by Christie Hartley: “Feminism, Religion, and Shared Reason”, Thomas Hall, Whitney Presentation Room (5:30-7:30 PM)

 

Fri., Mar. 11: The Empowerment of Feminism: Leadership & Liberty

Feminist Fridays Discussion: Feminist Politics, Marquette 315 (12:30-2:00 PM)

Feminist Happy Hour, Marquette 315 (3:30-5:00 PM)

 

Feminist Concert. Res Quad (6:00-9:00 PM)

LAST WEEK'S EVENTS

Tues., Mar 1: Pioneers & Pathbreakers: Resilience & Revival of Feminism
April Prince Talks Women Musicians in Blues and Country, Marquette Hall 315 (12:30-2:00 PM)
Pioneering Women in the Music Industry, Nunemaker Auditorium, Monroe Hall (7:00-9:30 PM)

Wed., Mar. 2: Why The F-Word Frees Us All
Panel: Why We Still Need Feminism in America: Nunemaker Auditorium, Monroe Hall (6:30-8:30 PM)

Thurs., Mar. 3: Shattering Glass Ceilings: Empowering Women at Work
Successful Women’s Luncheon, Audubon Room (12:30-2:00); Only a few spots left. Contact the WRC
Electric Girls Demonstration; Women in STEM Discussion; Reception, Monroe Hall 610 (5:30-7:30 PM)

Fri.-Sun Mar. 4-6: Feminism in the Arts: Why Women’s Voices Matter
Feminist Fridays Discussion: Feminism in the Arts, Marquette Hall 315 (12:30-2:00 PM)
Nola-Loyola Feminist Short Film Festival
• Saturday, March 5: Nunemaker Auditorium, Monroe Hall (2:00-7:00PM)
• Sunday, March 6: Nunemaker Auditorium, Monroe Hall (12:00-5:00 PM)
Saturday, March 5: Feminist Theater: A Night of Play Readings, Lower Depths Theater (7:30-9:00 PM)

Mon.: Mar. 7: Dreaming of a Feminist World: Pride in the Pack
All-Day Visual Campaigns on Campus

Tues. Mar. 8: International Women’s Day: Feminism & Freedom
Student/Faculty Panel on International Feminism, Audubon Room (12:30-2:00PM)
Interfaith Prayer Vigil: Finding the Feminine Divine in Me, Ignatius Chapel (6:30-7:30 PM)

Wed. Mar. 9: Feminism & Justice: Campaigns Against Gender Violence
Human Trafficking Forum: Nunemaker Auditorium, Monroe Hall (6:30-8:30 PM)

Thurs., Mar. 10: Feminist Bridges: Diversity & Intersectionality & Alliances
Yoga, University Sports Complex (9:00-10:00 AM)
Lunch: Discussion: Feminist Bridges: Intersectionality & Alliances, Marquette 315 (12:30-2:00PM)
A Talk by Christie Hartley: “Feminism, Religion, and Shared Reason”, Thomas Hall (5:30-7:30 PM)

Fri., Mar. 11: The Empowerment of Feminism: Leadership & Liberty
Feminist Fridays Discussion: Feminist Politics, Marquette 315 (12:30-2:00 PM)
Feminist Happy Hour, Marquette 315 (3:30-5:00 PM)
Feminist Concert. Res Quad (6:00-9:00 PM)

DETAILED SCHEDULE FOR March 1-6

Day One, March 1

All-Day Events:
Pioneers & Pathbreakers: Resilience & Revival of Feminism
Location: One Loyola Room
Activity: Who is your favorite feminist? Who is your favorite feminist in music?

Feminist Exhibition & Activities
Location: Monroe Library
Display: works on feminism and gender by the Loyola community and successes achieved by Loyola women

Lunch Event: April Prince Talks Women in Blues and Country
Location: Marquette 318 (WRC Living Room)
Time: 12:30-2:00 PM
Join us for lunch and a presentation and discussion by Professor April Prince about successful women in the Blues and Country Music.

Evening Event: Pioneering Women in the Music Industry
Sponsored by Women’s Resource Center, Women’s Studies Program, and Music Industry

Location: Nunemaker Auditorium, Monroe Hall
Time: 7:00-9:30 PM

Hosts
Professor Patricia Boyett; Professor Kate Duncan

Guests
Tank (Tarriona Ball), Tank & the Bangas

Cheryl Banks, Artist Management,
Side by Side Entertainment/Timberland Productions

Lily Keber, Documentarian Bayou Maharaja & Buckjumping,
EPK Producer for Trumbo

 Day 2, March 2

 All-Day Events

Why the F-Word Frees Us All

Location: One Loyola Room
Event: Pledges for Feminism: Why are you a feminist?

Feminist Exhibition & Activities
Location: Monroe Library
Display: works on feminism and gender by the Loyola community and successes achieved by Loyola women

Evening Event
Forum: Why We Still Need Feminism in America

Location: Nunemaker Auditorium, Monroe Hall
Time: 6:30-8:30 PM

Chair: Dr. Patricia Boyett, WRC Director
Moderator: Ms. Bethany Washington, Business Major/Intern, WRC Intern

Panelists

Dr. Sara Butler, Professor of History

Dr. Leonard Kahn, Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Dr. Trimiko Melancon, Associate Professor of English

Dr. Rae Taylor, Chair/Associate Professor of Criminology & Justice

Dr. Natasha Bingham, Assistant Professor of Political Science

Ms. Bridget O’Connor, Women’s Studies/Sociology Student WRC Intern

Day 3, March 3, 2016
All-Day Events

Shattering Glass Ceilings: Empowering Women at Work
Location: One Loyola Room
Activity: Why do we need gender equality at work?

Feminist Exhibition & Activities
Location: Monroe Library
Display: works on feminism and gender by the Loyola community and successes achieved by Loyola women

*Successful Women's Luncheon (no more open spots)

Evening Event: Shattering Glass Ceilings: Women in STEM

ELECTRIC GIRLS DEMONSTRATION
Location: Monroe 601; Time: 5:30-6:30 PM

About Electric Girls: The program develops girls into confident leaders and role models in technology by creating a community where girls learn from each other;

Hosts/Experts
Ms. Flor Serna, Founder/Partner

Ms. Maya Ramos, Partner

WOMEN IN CHEMISTRY DEMONSTRATION/Reception
Location: Monroe Hall, labs outside 202; Time: 6:30-7:30 PM

Hosts/Experts
Dr. Joelle Underwood Augustus Elmer, Jr.,
Associate Professor, Distinguished Professorship in Chemistry

Dr. Christine Heinecke:
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Dr. Lynn Koplitz: Chairperson;
Earl and Gertrude Vicknair Distinguished Professor of Chemistry 
 

Days 4-6, March 4-6

All-Day Events

Feminism in the Arts: Why Women’s Voices Matter
Location: One Loyola Room
Activity: Who is your favorite women and/or feminist artist?

Feminist Exhibition & Activities
Location: Monroe Library
Display: works on feminism and gender by the Loyola community and successes achieved by Loyola women

Feminist Fridays
Discussion: Feminism in the Arts & Why the Feminine Voice Matters
Time: 12:30-2:00 PM Discussion: Join us for lunch and dialogue
Location: Marquette 315 (WRC Living Room)

Weekend Events

NOLA-Loyola Feminist Short Film Festival: Film Screening:
Women in Film and Television Louisiana Organization Showcase
Loyola Student Film Showcase
Date/Time: March 5 (2:00-7:00 PM)
Location: Nunemaker Auditorium, Monroe Hall

Feminist Theater:
A Night of Play Readings
Date/Time: March 5, (7:30-9:00 PM)
Location: Lower Depths Theater in the Music Building

NOLA-Loyola Feminist Short Film Festival Event:
Showcase Film Submissions Nationally & Internationally
Date/Time: March 6 (12:00-5:00 PM)
Location: Nunemaker Auditorium, Monroe Hall