Women's HERstory Month

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When: Monday, March 18 2013, 1:30 PM to Sunday, March 31 2013, 11:45 PM
Location: Varies depending on Event
Categories: Cultural, Educational, Film

March, 2013
My Womanifesto

Each year  WCC helps celebrate the month of the woman with exciting events all month of March.

This year WCC and VAC will present an exhibit of the female art professors and graduate students currently at the UT School of Art. The exhibit will be in the UC Concourse Gallery all month to celebrate Women’s HERstory. RECEPTION MARCH 15th FROM 6-8:00pm- FREE FOOD!

Week 1: Beauty and Social

Title: Compliment Couture
Date: Monday, February 25th – Thursday, February 28th
Time: 12:30 – 2: 30 pm
Location: Pedestrian Walkway
Description: Send a compliment and candy as a secret admirer! OR write compliments to send to the women of YWCA, in order to empower them and just make them feel the love!

Title: Beauty & Beyond
Theme: Look Good. Feel Good. Do Good.
Date: Tuesday, February 26th
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Location: Humes Residential Hall (Multipurpose Room)
Description: Look good and feel good with representatives from Paul Mitchell! Also, have a chance to speak with other women on campus about self esteem and the struggles of daily college life.

This week has the event For Colored Girls, which will be held Thursday, February 28th.

Week 2: Health and Fitness

Title: Film:: Girl, Interrupted
Date: Tuesday, March 5th
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Hodges Library, room TBD

Title: What’s in your Cup?
Date: Wednesday, March 6th
Time: 12:00-2:00 pm
Location: Pedestrian Walkway
Description: Grab a free water bottle and lean the health facts on what your favorite go-to drink!

Title : Art of Seduction Class
Date: Thursday, March 7th
Time: 8:30 pm
Location: Humes Residential Hall (Multipurpose Room)

Week 3: Political

Title: America’s Dirty Little Secret by speaker Theresa Flores
Date: Tuesday, March 12th
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: UC Auditorium
Description: Survivor and Author Theresa Flores travels the U.S. sharing her story of trafficking and slavery while living in an upper-middle class suburb of Detroit Michigan. At fifteen years of age, she was drugged, raped and tortured for two long years. Kept in bondage, forced to pay back an impossible debt. All the while living at home, attempting to keep her family safe. She attended school during the day along side of her abusers, only to be called into ‘service’ late each night while her unknowing family slept. Involuntarily involved in a large criminal ring, Ms. Flores endured more as a child than most adults will ever face their entire lives.

Title: Can You Have it All?  Career and Life Balance Workshop:: co-sponsorship with Career Services and Panhellenic Council
Date: Wednesday, March 13th
Time: 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Location: UC Shiloh Room
Description: Join us for a workshop highlighting career goals while maintaining a healthy personal lifestyle!

Week 4: Community Service

Title: Clothing Drive for YWCA
Date: (Feb. 25-Mar. 22)
Location: Boxes will be available in:

  • Vol Hall
  • Laurel
  • Clement
  • Massey
  • Morrill
  • South Carrick
  • Hess
  • Humes
  • Andy Holt
  • UC
  • Panhellenic
  • BCC

 

All events are open to the public and free unless otherwise stated. Student ID is required for all students. For more information about these events or to arrange disability accommodations, contact Student Activities @ stuact@utk.edu or 865.974.5455.

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