March is Women’s Global Awareness Month

The following memo was sent via email to staff on March 22, 2016, from Anna Ryan, Project Coordinator, TWU College of Arts and Sciences

Mark your calendars! You’re invited to join us for the following events in celebration of Women’s Global Awareness Month:

Five Faculty FavoritesMarch 23
Five Faculty Favorites: Dr. Kimberly Parker, Health Studies
“Stories in Sisterhood: Using digital storytelling to address intersectionality among cis and transgender women of color to inform HIV prevention efforts”
3:00 p.m. in MCL 502

Five Faculty Favorites 2March 28
Five Faculty Favorites: Dr. Katherine Landdeck, History
“Heroic Patriots, Selfish Vixens, Spunky Grandmas and National Treasures: Changing Views of the WASPS of WWII”
3:00 p.m. in MCL 502

Inaugural Jamison Lecture with Sarah WeddingtonMarch 29
Inaugural Jamison Lecture with Sarah Weddington
“Laugh, LEARN AND LEAD: Woman’s Leadership and the Future”
7:00 p.m. in the Hubbard Hall Ballroom. Short reception and refreshments to follow the lecture. Download the event flyer here (.pdf). For additional details, please visit

Immigration is a Feminist IssueMarch 31
“Immigration is a Feminist Issue”; 4:00-5:30 p.m. in CFO 204 | Film, panel discussion, and free pizza.
The film “Don’t Tell Anyone” explores how immigration policies impact the lives of immigrant girls. There will be a brief discussion about the film afterwards featuring Becky Rodriguez, director of the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Outreach and Noura Elwazani. (Sponsored by the Triota Women’s Studies Honor Society, Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, TWU CARE, TWU Housing, and Global Connections.)

Five Faculty Favorites 3March 31
Five Faculty Favorites: Dr. Gretchen Busl, English
“Trying Her Tongue: Inadequate Language and the Poetics of Female Embodiment”
3:00 p.m. in MCL 502

March is Women’s Global Awareness Month

Women’s Global Awareness Month is a month of events, guest speakers, and student activities that are dedicated to the theme of the United Nation’s International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month. The Global Connections Initiative, here at the nation’s largest university primarily for women, seeks to further our mission of a global understanding through opportunities, experiences and connections for TWU students, faculty, staff, and community.

Please visit the Global Connections website to learn more about all upcoming Women’s Global Awareness Month events.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you there!



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