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WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH NORTH CAMPUS & MEEK CENTER: SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

This LibGuide provides information to empower women voters through education.

EVENTS

Ongoing through the month of March

Women's History Month LibGuide

Checkout the virtual interactive LibGuide that will include the schedule of events with direct links, eBooks, Audiobooks, media and online resources related to Women’s History month theme of 19th Amendment and the Women’s Right to Vote. For more information please contact Learning Resources at 305-237-1142.

 

Women of Valor

A month-long exhibit in the North Campus Library, displaying eight women who had an impact on women’s rights to vote or who have played a key role in important political positions. Students will research information about each woman and write their bibliographical information, focusing on their work to achieve women’s right to vote or who have held or are holding an important political position in different parts of the world. Classes will visit the exhibit and write essays about their experience viewing the display.

Coordinator(s): Myra M. Medina, Lourdes España, Doraliza Collado

Time/ Location: During North Campus Library Hours or access the Virtual Display:   Women of Valor

 

 

Monday, March 8th

Student Government Association Honors Women’s History

Description: Join Student Government Association as they discuss Women’s right to vote in US.

Coordinator(s): Lorraine Wright

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

To join the session, go to:  Student Government Association Honors Women History

 

Wednesday, March 10th,

Women Above the Line

Join Miami Film Festival and Professor Adrian Garcia for another exciting edition of his ongoing “Women Above the Line” lecture series. Adrian will bring his students face to face with an award winner and with trailblazing independent filmmakers- Marina Corina Ramirez, the director of “Bridges.” some of the leading storytellers of our time.

Coordinator: Adrian M. Garcia

Time: 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.

To join the session, go to:  Women Above the Line

 

EVENTS

Friday, March 12th

RBG

Will be showing the documentary “RBG”. Prior to 2021, only five women in the Golden Globes' 77 year-history were nominated for best director. This year, three women, Regina King, Chloe Zhao and Emerald Fennell are up for the prize. Join Professor Adrian Garcia as he screens the documentary RBG, co-directed by two women filmmakers, and afterwards discusses women's cinema, the female gaze and representation in the industry. 

 Coordinator: Adrian M. Garcia

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

To join the session, go to:  RBG

 

Tuesday, March 16th

Negotiation 101 for Women

Most of us are aware that women appear to face significant hurdles in negotiation. Join our event to learn how some basic negotiating skills and negotiation tactics for women can help narrow the gender gap and level the playing field in many negotiation scenarios.

Coordinator: Dr. Sandra Torres

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

To join the session, go to: Negotiation 101 for Women

 

Tuesday, March 16th 

Valiant Women of The Vote:  Refusing to Be Silenced

Join us as we talk with MDC's Institute for Civic Engagement and Democracy (iCED) and Marisol Zenteno of the League of Women Voters for this nonpartisan discussion of the importance of intersectionality in civic action today; explore ways to get involved. A recording of this discussion will be made available shortly after the event on the North Campus Women's History Month LibGuide. 

Coordinators: Profs. Carmen Misé and Kate Noonan, cmise@mdc.edu and knoonan@mdc.edu 

Time: 9:50 a.m. - 11:05 a.m., online 

To join the session, go to:  Valiant Women of the Vote: Refusing to be Silenced

Recording of Event

 

Thursday, March 18th

Title:  Film, “Iron Jawed Angels”

Description: While President Woodrow Wilson refuses to give all women the right to vote, fiery American suffragette, Alice Paul (played by Hilary Swank) mobilizes the older voter activists in Washington, D.C.  The outspoken and determined Alice Paul faces imprisonment for her activism.  This is an inspiring movie that underscores the hard-earned women’s right to vote in the U.S., coming at a time when all people need to let their voices be heard at the ballot box.  

Coordinator: Ginny Peterson Tennant, Ph.D.

Time: 5:45 pm- 7: 50 pm 

To join the session, go to:  Iron Jawed Angels