MARCH in the Paths of Intersections: Women’s History Month 2017

Celebrating, Intersecting, Empowering & Educating

Please join us for the following events throughout the month of March as we engage in celebration, learning, and dialogue regarding the intersections of gender, race, class and other social identities during Women’s History Month. All are welcome!
February 28 at
Olin 102
Panel: “Competing Passions: Intersections of Race, Gender, and Sexuality
March 6 at 10:30am
CFL Main Hall
Chapel with WGST: Lise Kildegaard and Wylie Cook
March 7 at 7:30pm
CFL Recital Hall
Sihler Lecture: “Hildegard's Chants for Cosmos and Creation" 
March 8 at 10:30am
CFL Main Hall
International Women’s Day Chapel: Ghada Gaza will be speaking in chapel regarding her work as a Syrian scholar on comparative religions in order to celebrate this year's International Women’s Day.
From chapel, we will participate campus-wide in “A day without women and gender minorities”. 
March 16: 4pm
Olin 102
Lecture: Dr. Andrea Conger focusing on women runners
March 16 at 7:30pm
WGST House
Film Discussion: “Pray the Devil Back to Hell” 
March 31
Around campus
Join NASA in kicking off Sexual Assault Awareness Month!
During college, 1 in 8 students will experience sexual assault/violence. As a visual representation of this startling statistic, Luther students to wear teal balloons and show their support for sexual assault survivors. 
April 25 at 7:00pm 
Valders 206
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, feminist and Native American writer, activist and historian

2016 Price Lecture

Farida Jalalzai










WGST is proud to host our Fall 2016 Price Lecturer, Dr. Farida Jalalzai, on Wednesday, November 2nd at 7:00 PM in Valders 206. Her lecture is entitled “The Global Dimensions of Women’s Executive Leadership”. Dr. Farida Jalalzai is the Hannah Atkins Endowed Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at Oklahoma State University. Her research analyzes the representation and behavior of women and minorities in politics and the role of gender in the political arena. Her work focuses on women national leaders, women in Congress, and media representation of women candidates. She is the author of Shattered, Cracked and Firmly Intact: Women and the Executive Glass Ceiling Worldwide, Women Presidents of Latin America: Beyond Family Ties? She is also working on a co-edited volume “Measuring Women’s Political Empowerment Worldwide” (with Amy C. Alexander and Catherine Bolzendahl) and a co-authored book, Senhora Presidenta: Women’s Representation in Brazil during Dilma Rousseff’s Presidency (with Luther Professor Pedro dos Santos). All are welcome!

Fabric of Peace and Walk for Peace

Please join us as we celebrate our hosting of the Fabric of Peace project.  It is a collection of three quilts on display in Gregerson Gallery (CFA) and the Women and Gender Equality Center.  We have the three quilts, all made by women to pursue peace in the world, on display for the month of September.  We will have an opening reception for WGST with one of the project coordinators, Christel Badey sharing her insights about the project, Friday, September 16th, 4pm, in the WGEC (Gjerset House).  All are invited.  Following reception we will engage in a Peace Walk around campus.   

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