2018 WHM

The George Washington University Presents

2018 WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

IN WOMEN WE TRUST

 

Friday, March 2

#PressForChange
District House, Basement ǀ 3PM

Now, more than ever, there's a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity. Join our social media campaign and tell us how we can truly make a positive difference for womxn and #PressForChange.

 

March 3

Happy (.)

District B114 ǀ 5:30PM

This is a feminine hygiene product drive that invites all in the GW community to donate unopened and unused pads, tampons, feminine wipes, diapers, and baby wipes to give to My Sister's Place, which is a DC-women's organization that provides resources for women and families who are survivors of domestic violence. 

 

Monday, March 5

Self(Less) Love & Care

MSSC, Room 209 ǀ 6:30PM

Join us in celebrating Womxn's History Month through service! Stop by the MSSC anytime between6:30PM and 8:30PM to assemble care packages for homeless womxn in the D.C. area. For any questions, please contact [email protected]

 

Thursday, March 8

Black Feminisms: Women Pushing for Progress with Professor Amina Mama

Howard University- Interdisciplinary Research Building ǀ 3PM

 

Thursday, March 8 

FINCA's International Women's Day Event 

FINCA, NAHB Auditorium ǀ 5:30PM

 

Thursday, March 8

Film Screening: Miss Representation, Ellevate 

The Alley ǀ 5:30PM

 

Thursday, March 8

GEIA Film Screening: Ladies First 

Marvin Center ǀ 7:30PM

 

Wednesday, March 21 

Brown-Bag Lunch Talk: Fauzia Viqar, Chairperson of the Punjab Commission on the Status of Women

Elliott School, 1957 E Street ǀ 12PM

Hosted by Dr. Sumera Haque 

 

Wednesday, March 21
Arts and Drafts: Women's History Month
The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum ǀ 6PM
Join us for a night of community-building to celebrate Women's History Month with crafts, drinks, pop-up talks, and a toiletry drive for the District Alliance for Safe Housing. Register HERE
 
Wednesday, March 21
Domestic Violence Awareness
District House, Room B118 ǀ 6:30PM
Hear about the work to address, prevent and end domestic violence and sexual assault, while empowering survivors to rebuild their lives after abuse. Come hear about how domestic violence exists in the AAPI community, and what we can do to help change it. 
 

Monday, March 26

The Ethnography of Ratchet with Dr. Nikki Lane

District House, Room B117 ǀ 7PM

Dr. Lane will discuss her ethonographic research which explores how the use of the word "ratchet" among Black Queer Women raised questions regarding the investments that some Black queers make in the projects of respectability and homonormativity, and how others resist attempts to fold Black queers into normative Black middle-class ideologies.

 
Thursday, March 29
Queer Poets of Color: A History 
Elliott School, Room B17 | 8PM
Join us in a lecture, reading and Q+A with author Christopher Soto. Soto is the author of Sad Girl Poems, Co-founder of Undocupoets, and an editor of Nepalta: An Anthology Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color.   
 

Saturday, March 31

International Women’s Day Banquet

Elliott School, City View Room ǀ 7PM

Join us in celebrating the brave womxn who have fought for our rights as we encourage the next generation of strong womxn to keep fighting for a more equal and just world. For any questions, please contact [email protected].

 

Tuesday, April 3 

Reproductive Justice & Pizza 

District House ǀ 5PM