Albion College Celebrates Women’s History Month 2018

March 12, 2018

Women's History Month poster.Events going from history to hot topics mark this year’s Women’s History Month celebrations at Albion College. These events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Jennifer Yawson, associate director of the Anna Howard Shaw Women’s Center, at 517/629-0433 or [email protected].

Thursday, March 15, noon to 2 p.m., Kellogg Center
Did You Know? A Look Back at Powerful Women in History
 – The Albion College student AAUW group presents a visual display of women throughout history.

Tuesday, March 20, 7 p.m., Kellogg Center
Slam Poetry Night – Guest performers Katie Wirsing and Ashlee Haze are current fixtures on the national and international slam poetry scenes, each performing more than 100 times in 2017.

Thursday, March 22, 7 p.m., Bobbitt Visual Arts Center
Film, Equal Means Equal – An unflinching look at how women are treated in the United States today, including real-life stories and precedent-setting cases, ultimately presenting a compelling and persuasive argument for the urgency to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.

Tuesday, March 27, 7 p.m., Ludington Center, 101 N. Superior St.
Anna Howard Shaw Keynote Lecture, “Feminist Founders” – Senior women faculty will participate in a panel sharing the rich history of Albion College’s Anna Howard Shaw Women’s Center and the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program. The conversation will cover key events within and outside of Albion College, including the advent of sexual harassment policies and today’s #MeToo movement.

Saturday, April 7, 3 p.m., Norris Science Center Towsley Hall
Film, Bend It Like Beckham
 – A teenager in Britain secretly joins a semi-pro soccer team after her traditional Indian parents forbid her to participate in organized sports.