Welcome Back for Spring Semester

Welcome back, Bobcats!

We here at the Women’s Center know that the weather outside is bound to change from one minute to the next (are you wearing layers? You should be). We also know that the temperature inside the Women’s Center is usually just about perfect. So, whether it is so cold that you can’t feel your toes or so hot that you are struggling to find AC, come to Baker 403 and spend some time enjoying our awesome events this semester.

Here are some events to look out for:

Brown Bags every Thursday at 12pm– Brown Bag Lunch and Learn. Brown Bags this semester will discuss everything from “The Feminism of Information: Where are the Other Voices?” with Sherri Saines to “I’m Not Bossy. I’m the Boss” with Judith Grant. Our first Brown Bag of the semester starts tomorrow!

Film Screenings on Jan. 28, Feb. 18, Mar. 18, and April 15 at 4pm: This semester we will be continuing our Queer Women in Film series. Love queer women? Love film? Come check it out!

International Women’s Coffee Hour on Feb. 4, Mar. 11, and Apr. 1 from 4-6pm: All women-identified folks are welcome to come, drink some coffee or tea, and talk about what the world looks like from your perspective, what it’s like being an international student at OU, or discuss any questions that are on your mind. All nationalities are welcome.

Hardison_cover-comp-3Book Party with Dr. Ayesha Hardison Feb. 12 from 4 to 6pm: Come hear about her book: Writing through Jane Crow: Race and Gender Politics in African American Literature

Vagina Monologues on Feb. 13-15: Come and see the Vagina Monologues in Seigfred 519 from 5 to 7pm on the 13th and 14th or in Baker Theater (2nd floor) on the 15th from 1 to 3pm. In honor of V-Day also join us for a Dance Flash Mob on February 13 at noon in the Baker 4th Floor Atrium!

International Women’s Day on Mar. 15 from 2-6pm: Women from all over the world will give presentations, demonstrate their talents, and sell some crafts. This is our 7th annual International Women’s Day and it’s fantastic every year. Come and check it out!

Book Party with Dr. Marilyn Greenwald March 25 from 4 to 6pm:Greenwald_sketch-2Come hear about her new book: Pauline Frederick Reporting: A Pioneering Broadcaster Covers the Cold War

In addition to the events already mentioned, we will be hosting a lot of other events this semester, check out our full calendar on our website. Feel free to drop by the Women’s Center anytime to grab a spring semester calendar, attend an event, hang out, do homework, or just sit and talk. We look forward to seeing you!

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About Ohio U Women's Center

The Ohio University Women’s Center serves and responds to the needs of OU women students, faculty, and staff, as well as members of the community. Founded in 2007, the center is dedicated to creating an inclusive and welcoming campus climate for all members of the community through programs, resources, referrals, advocacy, and education. Located in Baker University Center 403.
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