Campus: Fullerton -- March 1, 2006

CSUF Celebrates Women's History Month

What:

Women's History Month at Cal State Fullerton is celebrated this month with special lectures and conferences. The events are free and open to the public.

When:

March 1-23

Schedule:

March 1, 2:30 p.m., Titan Student Union, Titan Theater: "Catfights and Competition Between Women." Keynote speaker: Leora Tanenbaum, author of "Catfight: Rivalries Among Women."

March 2, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Titan Student Union, Alvarado Room: Third annual CSUF Faculty Gender Research Conference.

March 6, 11:30 a.m., Pollak Library, Room 130: "Against Forgetting." Speaker: Ji-Li Jiang, author of "Red Scarf Girl." (This is the first in a series of Chinese writers speaking at the Pollak Library through May.)

March 7, noon, University Hall, Room 205: Chatting About "Chica Lit." Speaker: Mary Castillo, author of "In Between Men" and "Hot Tamara."

March 7, 11:30 a.m., Pollak Library, Room 130: "Code Pink: Women and Dissent in The OC." Speaker: Jacque Lauder, founder of Orange County chapter of Code Pink.

March 8, noon, University Hall, Room 205: "Leadership For Muslim Women: A Civil and Human Rights Issue." Speaker: Kausar Ahmad, owner of KNA Consultants.

March 8, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Intersection of Chapman and Glassell in Orange: "International Women's Day Rally."

March 9, 1 p.m., Pollak Library, Room 103: "Philippine Women and Activism." Speaker: Annalisa Enrile, chairwoman of Gabriela Network.

March 11, 2 p.m., University Hall, Room 205: "Managing Transitions." Speaker: Cassandra Stringer, marriage and family therapist, CSUF Counseling and Psychological Services.

March 14, noon, University Hall, Room 205: "Hungry For More." Speaker: Robyn McGee, author of "Hungry for More: A Keeping-it-Real Guide for Black Women on Weight and Body Image."

March 14, 11:30 p.m., Pollak Library, Room 130: "Understanding the 'Liberated' Patient: Women, Medicine and Feminism." Speaker: Judith A. Houck, assistant professor of history of science at the University of Wisconsin.

March 15, noon, University Hall, Room 205: "On the Bones of Talented Women." Speakers: Nancy Porras-Hein, CSUF assistant professor of Chicana and Chicano studies, and Linda Fraser, CSUF lecturer of marketing.

March 16, 7 p.m., Humanities-Social Sciences Building, Room 226: "Iron Jawed Angels Film Presentation and Discussion." Speaker: Natalie Fousekis, CSUF assistant professor of history.

March 17, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and March 18, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Titan Student Union: CSUF's 36th annual Philosophy Symposium "Intellectual Activism: Women Pushing the Boundaries of Philosophy." The works of philosophers Judith Butler and the late Simone De Beauvoir and Hannah Arendt will be examined.

March 20, 1 p.m., Pollak Library, Room 130: "Transposed Icons." Speaker: Judith McCrea, artist and Art Department chair at the University of Kansas.

March 21, noon, University Hall, Room 205: Gloria De La Torre-Wycoff, CSUF alumna and author of "Scarred By Scandal - Redeemed By Love: The Triumph of an Unmarried Mother."

March 21, 11:30 a.m., Education-Classroom Building, Room 32: "She Was the Queen of the Whole Neighborhood: Hannah Freeman and Indigenous Dissent." Speaker: Dawn Riggs, CSUF assistant professor of history.

March 22, 1 p.m., Titan Student Union: "Ties on a Fence: Women in L.A. Speak Out." Speaker: Corina Gamma, filmmaker.

March 22, noon, University Hall, Room 205: "Eating Disorders Across Cultures and Gender." Speaker: Julie Meisels, CSUF Counseling and Psychological Services.

March 23, noon, University Hall, Room 205: "Help Change the Lives of the Poorest Women in the World." Speaker: Matthew Walters, CSUF International Education and Exchange study abroad adviser.

Sponsors:

CSUF Office of the President; Women's Studies Program; College of Humanities and Social Sciences; Office of the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs; International Programs; Women's Center, Women's Studies Student Association; plus departments of History, Political Science, and English, Comparative Literature and Linguistics.

Contact: Renae Bredin, Women's Studies Program, (714) 278-03742 or rbredin@fullerton.edu Mimi Ko Cruz, Public Affairs, (714) 278-7586, mkocruz@fullerton.edu


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