Women's History Month

Week 1:

Art Therapy Night

Details: A night for individuals to participate in art as a means of self-care. We will have supplies and food provided.

Thursday, 3/1/18 8pm-10pm

Center for Women & Gender Equity, UC 351

 

Feminist Friday Discussion: #MeToo Movement

Details: A discussion on #MeToo movement and how it interacts with society.

3/2/18, 12pm-1pm

Center for Women & Gender Equity, UC 351

 

Get Woke

Details: A conversation about gentrification and microaggressions within the context of Chattanooga and the lives of UTC Students. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. 

 

3/4/18, 10am-2pm                    

Center for Women & Gender Equity, UC 351

 

Week 2:

Stitch N’ Bitch

Details: This event involves cross stitching and having discussion around relevant topics involving Gender Equity. All supplies are provided and all skill levels are welcome.

3/5/18, 12-1pm

Center for Women & Gender Equity, UC 351

 

Sweet Home: Growing Up Femme, Queer and Angry in the South

Details: Danielle Hurd is a southern queer womanist, an RJ organizer, who will be speaking on her experience growing up femme, queer and angry in the South. Danielle is a two-time graduate from the University of Alabama’s Gender and Race Studies Department and currently the Leadership Development Coordinator at URGE: Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity. She was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. 

3/5/18, 8pm-10pm

Multicultural Center, UC 350

 

Resist to Exist

Details: TBD

3/6, 10am-6pm

Center for Women and Gender Equity, UC 351

 

International Women’s Day Documentary Screening

3/8/18, 1pm-6pm

Details: The Center will be screening documentaries and having a discussion to celebrate International Women’s Day. Popcorn and Drinks will be provided.

Center for Women and Gender Equity, UC 351

            1pm- 2:30pm: Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority

            3pm – 4:30pm: Chisholm ’72 – Unbought & Unbossed

            6pm – 7:30pm: Althea Gibson, the Wimbledon winner you’ve never heard of

  

Battle of the Sexes Film Screening and Discussion

3/8/18, 8pm-10pm

Details: A showing and discussion of the true story of the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs. Popcorn and Drinks will be provided.

Multicultural Center, UC 350

 

Open Mic Night: Women’s Empowerment

Details: A night of creativity takes the stage as poets, singers/songwriters, rappers and karaoke enthusiasts share their talents.

3/8/18, 7:30pm

Tennessee Room

 

 

Feminist Friday Discussion: Pop Culture Feminism

Details: A discussion around main stream feminism that is often overwhelmed with privilege.

3/9/18, 12pm-1pm

 

Week 3:  Spring Break

 

Week 4:

Stitch N’ Bitch

Details: This event involves cross stitching and having discussion around relevant topics involving Gender Equity. All supplies are provided and all skill levels are welcome.

3/19/18, 12-1pm

Center for Women & Gender Equity, UC 351

 

Step Movie Screening & Discussion

Details: The Center for Women and Gender Equity in collaboration with the Multicultural Center will be screening the documentary Step. IMDB shares that Step follows, “the senior year of a girls' high-school step dance team against the background of inner-city Baltimore. As each one tries to become the first in their families to attend college, the girls strive to make their dancing a success against the backdrop of social unrest in the troubled city..” Popcorn and drinks will be provided.

3/19/18, 8pm

Multicultural Center, UC 350

 

Diversity Dialogue: Beauty Shop

Details: Diversity discussion on hair.

3/20/18, 8pm

Multicultural Center, UC 350

 

Crimes Against Nature: A Solo Comedy Theater Performance by Chris Kilmartin

Details: A solo comedy theatre performance by Chris Kilmartin sponsored by Women’s Studies.

3/21/18, 5:30pm

Raccoon Mountain Room, UC

 

Run the World Luncheon -- RSVP Required

Details: Come out and learn from some of the most powerful and influential women in Chattanooga.  RSVP via Org Sync. Business casual attire is strongly suggested. 

3/22/18, 1pm

Multicultural Center

 

Feminist Friday Discussion: Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminism #TURFS

Details: A discussion on a feminist movement that does not accept all women.

3/23/18, 12pm-1pm

Center for Women & Gender Equity, 351 UC

 

Week 5:

Stitch N’ Bitch

Details: This event involves cross stitching and having discussion around relevant topics involving Gender Equity. All supplies are provided and all skill levels are welcome.

3/26/18, 12-1pm

Center for Women & Gender Equity, 351 UC

 

Uncensored: Erased Women‘s Art Expo

Details: TDB

3/27/18, 8pm

Chickamauga Room, UC