Activities Focus on 'Women's Art – Women's Vision'


Activities Focus on 'Women's Art - Women's Vision'
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The ReEntry & WoMen's Resource Center and other campus organizations will host a series of events in March celebrating Women's Herstory Month 2008, themed “Women's Art – Women's Vision.”

The following events are scheduled with free refreshments at each function:

Monday, March 3:

Explore the topic “Feminist vs. Womanist: Is There a Difference?” This event will be co-sponsored with National Organization for Women (N.O.W.) at the Andromeda AB Suite in the Bronco Student Center from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.   

While you're there, make sure to check out Kallie Clark's art exhibit depicting the similarities between Western medicine and Christianity. The artwork will be on display inside the student center through March 28. This exhibit is co-sponsored by ASI.

Tuesday, March 4:

Celebrate Women of Color Day in the England Evans Room of the Bronco Student Center where women will share poems, stories and songs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  

Later in the day, Reanae McNeal, a dynamic playwright of womanist theatre, will perform “Don't Speak My Mother's Name in Vain.” This will take place in the Ursa Major Suite in the Bronco Student Center from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and is co-sponsored with the Stop Violence Office, the African American Student Center and Foundation Housing Services.

Wednesday, March 5:

Bring a drum or percussion piece to learn African polyrythms in Ursa Major, C. Join the beat in this first of two sessions. This event, co-sponsored with student Victoria Colby, will be held from noon to 1 p.m.

Margaret Prescod, host of KPFK's “Sojourner Truth” will address “Local Implication of Global Grassroots Women's Movements.” This event will be held in the England Evans Room of the Bronco Student Center from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Thursday, March 6:

Kallie Clark's artwork will be projected from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. on the outside of the Bronco Student Center's easternwall.

Friday, March 7:

Join the beat in this second session of African polyrythms, co-sponsored again with Colby. Make sure to bring a drum or percussion piece. The event will take place in the University Quad from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 11:

Take part in “Sex in the Park.” This event will celebrate sexual health, safety and education from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the University Park. The co-sponsors are N.O.W., Stop Violence Office, QSAFE and the Wellness Center.

LunaFEST will take place in the Centaurus Suite of the Bronco Student Center from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Female filmmakers will spotlight women's issues though a series of short stories. Pre-sale tickets are $3, and at-the-door tickets are $5. Proceeds for this event will benefit the Breast Cancer Fund. Co-sponsors are N.O.W. and Parents R US.

Wednesday, March 12:

Join the “EmpowHERment” during a night of spoken word. This will be held in the Alamitos Hall from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., and is co-sponsored with University Housing Services.

Thursday, March 13:

Take part in an Environmental Cafe focusing on women and the environment in the Orion AB Suite in the Bronco Student Center. The event will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and is co-sponsored with the Green Team.

For more information on any of these events, call the ReEntry & WoMen's Resource Center at (909) 869-3206 or visit http://dsa.cpp.edu/thecenter/default.asp?setactive=page.