Hands Are Not For Hurting 2015

Women's Resource Center

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"

Previous Spring Events

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