Women’s History Month Activities Begin Today

Posted: March 6, 2002 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 films, giving the university community a variety of events to attend. Helen Zia, an award-winning journalist who has covered Asian American communities and social political movements for more than 20 years, is the month’s keynote speaker with a presentation on March 26 at 1:30 p.m. in the Johnson Center Bistro.

Activities begin today with a brown bag lunch at noon in the Johnson Center, Room 240K. Molly Dragiewicz, a Ph.D. cultural studies student, presents “Domestic Violence in the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Community.”

Patricia Hill Collins, chair of sociology within the Department of African American Studies at the University of Cincinnati, discusses “Black Sexual Politics” on March 20 at 1:30 p.m. in the Johnson Center Cinema.

Performances include Magdalen Hsu-Li, a pioneering Asian American woman in music, art, and the spoken word, on March 21 at 8 p.m. in the Johnson Center Bistro; and The Guerilla Girls, a group of women artists, writers, performers, and film makers who fight discrimination, on April 11 at 1:30 p.m. in the Johnson Center Cinema.

For a complete list of events, contact the Women’s Studies Research and Resource Center at x32896.

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