Posted originally on the SJSU Women’s Studies blog
Please join us for some wonderful and inspiring events! All events are open to the public.
February 22, 2012 – Pinay Shero Workshop
6 – 9 pm in MLK 225/229
A workshop hosted by Alpha Kappa Omicron and Kappa Psi Epsilon to learn more about important women in history who have made a difference. This workshop is targeting all women to encourage female empowerment.
March 1, 2012 – Brown Bag Lunch Series with Terri Ramirez
12 pm in MOSAIC Cross Cultural Center
Guest speaker Terri Ramirez, Recycling and Moving Services Specialist, FD&O.
March 1, 2012 – WORD! Open Mic Series
5-7 pm in the Student Cafe
WORD! Is an open mic spoken word event held every month in the Student Café. This month is a collaboration with South Bay Womyn’s Conference Committee.
March 1, 2012 – Autumn Gem: Modern China’s First Feminist
7 pm in Engineering Building Auditorium 189
Free screening of Autumn Gem, a film about Qiu Jin (1875-1907), a radical women’s rights activist who led an armed uprising against the corrupt Qing Dynasty, and Q & A with the filmmakers.
March 6, 2012 – The Legacy and Assassination of Two-Time Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto (Film Screening)
6 – 8:30 pm in Engineering Building Room 189
Free Film Screening and Dialogue of Duane Baughman film “Bhutto: Democracy is the Greatest Revenge”
March 8, 2012 – International Women’s Day
10:30am–12:30pm in the Pacifica Room, Student Union
A talk given by representatives of License to Freedom, an NGO working with refugee and asylum seeking women.
March 8, 2012 – Switching Sexism: Aggressive Wives and Lazy Husbands
5:30 – 7:30 pm in MOSAIC Cross Cultural Center, Student Union
Come learn about the ways in which the media portrays hyper aggressive women who sexually objectify males.
March 8, 2012 – Recollections: Art and an Iranian American Journey
7 pm in MLK 225/229
Opening reception and artist talk with Taraneh Hemami
March 13, 2012 – Subjects in Disguise: Girls, Schools, and Consuming Sexuality on Halloween
10:30 – 11:45 am HGH 122
Doctoral Candidate, Erica Boas, shares her research examining the co-organization of sexuality and elementary schools with attention to articulations of race, class, religion, and gender.
March 17, 2012 – The South Bay Women’s Conference “Herstory: Uniting to Sustain the Community”
8:30 am – 7 pm in Student Union
San José State University students and South Bay community members will celebrate the work, movements, and stories of the community to empower women and allies to find their collective voices and strengthen their communities.
March 19, 2012 – Councilmember Rose Herrera
10:30 am – noon in MLK 255/257
Guest speaker, San Jose City Councilmember Rose Herrera.
March 20, 2012 – Men, Masculinities and Feminism: Problems and Possibilities for Developing Allies
1:30 – 3 pm in MLK 255/257
Dr. Jason Laker provides an introduction to men’s gender identity socialization and how this relates to relationships with women. Dr. Laker has edited two recent textbooks about men and masculinities, which will be shared as well
March 22, 2012 Anna May Wong ~ Frosted Yellow Willows: Her Life, Times and Legend
12 – 2 pm in MOSAIC Cross Cultural Center
Film Screening and Dialogue with Anna May Wong.