Women’s Week Events Begin on March 3

The celebration begins with Gayatri Gopinath delivering the annual Women and Gender Studies lecture.

Gayatri Gopinath portrait photoManhattan College will focus on women and gender social justice issues during Women's Week, from March 3-12.  

At the beginning of Women’s History Month, the Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center is spearheading a full slate of events, including the Women and Gender Studies annual lecture. Gayatri Gopinath, Ph.D., Director of Gender and Sexuality Studies at NYU, (pictured, right) will speak about gender and the queer diaspora on Tuesday, March 3 at 3:30 p.m. in Hayden Hall, room 100

Here is a full list of events:

Monday, March 2 to Friday, March 6

Clothesline Project: T-Shirt making for survivors of sexual violence, all week in the Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Tuesday, March 3

Women and Gender Studies annual lecture: Gayatri Gopinath, Ph.D., “Suspension, Deviation, Unruliness: An Introduction to Unruly Visions: The Aesthetic Practices of Queer Diaspora,” Hayden Hall, room 100, 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 4

Gary Russo, “The History of Women's Voting Rights,” Hayden Hall, room 100, 11 a.m.

Saturday, March 7

Activism trip for International Women's Day: Leslie Lohman Museum of Art: The Future is Queer, 1:30 p.m. Meet at Social Action suite, Kelly Commons, room 203.

WRCM live show with bands and fundraiser, Smith Auditorium, 8 p.m.

Sunday, March 8

Women's Mass with Courtney Bryant, Ph.D., Chapel of de La Salle and his Brothers, 7:30 p.m.

Monday, March 9

“Agitating The Charism: Sex and Manhattan College,” with Judith Plaskow, Ph.D., professor emeritus of religious studies and Gabby Kasper ’20 and Alyssa Zduniak ’20, Kelly Commons, room 4A, 12:30 p.m.

Women in STEM: Clare Bruff, senior manager, leadership development and diversity at American Society of Mechanical Engineering: “How to Lead in the Workplace - Before You Have a Leadership Role,” Leo Hall, Room 215 (Scala Academy Room), 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 10

Agape Latte: Stephanie Powell, Ph.D., Religious Studies, “Yelling at God and Other Acts of Faith,” Jasper Lounge, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 11

The Clothesline Project on the Quad, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Women and Business: “Women and the Blockchain,” De La Salle, room 209, Noon

Take Back the Night, Keynote: Poet Rachel McKibben, Smith Auditorium, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 12

“Construct-ive Criticisms: A Queer Panel,” Hayden Hall, room 100, Noon

Margaret Groarke, Ph.D., associate professor of political science, “Women and the Vote,” with a voter registration drive, O’Malley Library, room 100, 4:30 p.m., sponsored by the department of Women and Gender Studies