University Celebrates Women’s History Month

Posted: March 1, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason celebrates Women’s History Month during March with lectures, panel discussions, and presentations on topics such as popular culture, women of color, and gay, lesbian, transgender, and bisexual concerns in the new millennium.

On March 9, the Feminist Cultural Studies Group presents “Examinations of Popular Culture” at 5 p.m. in the Johnson Center, Room 240K. Bridgett Johnson, a sophomore, presents “Women’s Rap Session: Women’s Issues at George Mason University” on March 21 at 7 p.m. in the Johnson Center, Room 239A. “Women of Color: Taking a Stand in the New Millennium” is presented by the George Mason University Chapter of Lambda Pi Chi on March 22 at 6 p.m. in the Johnson Center, Assembly Room B.

The keynote address for the Women’s History Month, “Leading Lady to the State: Jaylalitha Jayaram and the Nexus of Media, Politics, and Religion in South India,” is presented by Preminda Jacob, professor of art history at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, on Wednesday, March 29, at 4:30 p.m. in the Johnson Center, Room 240K.

The 10th annual Women’s Leadership Conference, “International Women Making a Difference,” wraps up the month’s activities on April 1 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Johnson Center. Speakers include Zainab Salbi of Women for Women International and Joyce Shabazz of the National Coalition Building Institute.

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