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Current Events Calendar
Current Events for Spring 2014
January 22 -- Work/Life Balance and the Tenure Track. UTA Panelists discuss how faculty manage to earn tenure while raising a family. All faculty and PhD students at UTA are welcome. Free childcare will be provided for children 0-6 years' old. Please RSVP by January 15 with Maria Martinez-Cosio at 817-272-3302. 6.15pm to 7.15pm. YWCA Child Development Center, 1120 UTA Boulevard. Co-sponsored by Women's & Gender Studies and Division of Faculty Affairs at UT Arlington.
March 3 -- Minnijean Brown Trickey. Legendary civil rights pioneer and memeber of the Little Rock Nine is the keynote speaker for Diversity Week. Event held in the UC Rosebud Theatre, 7pm. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Multicultural Affairs.
March 5 -- Diversity Week Festival. Stop by the UC Mall area to see the festival. 11.30am to 1.30pm. Sponsored by Multicultural Affairs.
Women's History Month
March is Women's History Month. The theme for this year's lecture series is "Superheroines! Female Heroes in Fact and Fiction." Plan for our Mini-Conference, lectures, and a visit by Pulitzer-Prize winning author, Geraldine Brooks! Ms. Brooks' visit is sponsored by Women's & Gender Studies, the College of Liberal Arts, and the UTA Office of the Provost.
Thursday, February 27 -- Lecture. Kim E. Nielsen (University of Toledo) will present "Saints, Sinners, and BFFs: Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan Macy." 5.30pm-7pm. Central Library, 6th floor parlor. Co-sponsored by Women's & Gender Studies, the Disability Studies Program, and the Central Library.
Wednesday, March 5 -- Lecture. Stephane Dunn (Morehouse College) will present " 'Scary Sistas': Imagining Tough Black Femininity From Page to Screen." 12noon to 1pm. Central Library, 6th floor parlor. Co-sponsored by Women's & Gender Studies, the Center for African-American Studies, and the Central Library.
Wednesday, March 19 -- Open Discussion. UTA Comic Book Club presents "Comic Book Superheroines, A Discussion". 12noon to 1m. Location is COBA 245E.
Thursday, March 20 -- Film. Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines. The film is a 2011 documentary; a panel discussion will follow the screening. 7pm to 9pm. Location is University Hall 108. Co-sponsored by Women's & Gender Studies and Student Affairs.
Monday, March 24 -- Keynote address given by Pulitzer-Prize winning novelist Geraldine Brooks. Book signing to follow. 7pm to 10pm. Central Library, 6th floor. Co-sponsored by Women's & Gender Studies, the COLA Festival of Ideas, the Office of the Provost, the Department of English, the Writing Center, and the Central Library.
Tuesday, March 25 -- Women's & Gender Studies Student Mini-Conference. Students participating in ACES and whose research focuses on women's and gender topics will be scheduled to present. 10am to 2pm; location is the Central Library, 6th floor. Co-sponsored by Women's & Gender Studies, and the Central Library.
All events sponsored by the UT Arlington Women's & Gender Studies Program and made possible by a grant from the Dallas Women's Foundation.
Wednesday, April 2 -- Austin Unbound. A documentary about "Austin, who is deaf and transgender, but identifies as a straight man." Discussion follows the film. 5.30pm to 6.30pm; University Hall, Room 108. Co-sponsored by Multicultural Affairs, Office for Students with Disabilities, Disability Studies Minor, and Women's & Gender Studies.
Friday, April 4 -- The Vagina Monologues returns. Tickets are cash only at the door. $5 with UTA ID, and $10 general public. Proceeds benefit Women's Center of Tarrant County and V-Day. 7pm showtime. Located in the Architecture Building, Room 204. Co-sponsored by RVSP, Women in Leadership, and Women's and Gender Studies.
Saturday, April 5 -- The Vagina Monologues. Repeat performance; prices, showtime, and location remain the same.
Thursday, April 24 -- Take Back the Night. Take Back the Night is a national movement to acknowledge the reality of sexual assault and domestic violence, and to reclaim public spaces like college campuses from the pervasiveness of rape culture. Part memorial and part celebration of the strength of survivors, TBTN is a powerful and transformative experience. Meet in front of the UTA Central Library. 6-8pm. TBTN is sponsored by the Relationship Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention Program: http://www.uta.edu/rvsp/
Tuesday, April 29 -- Lavender Graduation 2014. A special ceremony that celebrates and recognizes accomplishments of UT Arlington's LGBTQA community. Business casual attire is required. University Center, Carlisle Suite, from 5.30pm - 7pm. Sponsored by the LGBTQA Program.
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