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Women's history

Women's History Month 2017

Women’s Empowerment, Resistance and Advocacy

Friday, February 24, at 4 p.m.
A Concert Celebrating Women’s History Month
Murphy Auditorium
Sponsored by the Council on the Arts and the Fine and Performing Arts Department
Tickets: $5

Wednesday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m.
Iona’s Kaleidoscope Magazine presents The Poet’s Corner with live poetry & musical performances
Dinner available
570 Main Street, New Rochelle

Thursday, March 2, at noon
The Body Project
Montgomery House
(Pre-registration required)
Co-sponsored by Counseling Center and Office of Mission and Ministry

Thursday, March 2, at noon
Diversity in the Workplace
LaPenta Student Union, EndZone
Sponsored by the Hispanic Organization for Latino Awareness

Monday, March 6, at 7 p.m.
Celebrate Grace
LaPenta Student Union, EndZone
Sponsored by Delta Beta Sorority 

Tuesday, March 7, at noon
#SpeakUpIona
LaPenta Student Union, EndZone
Sponsored by Student Life Diversity Committee

Tuesday, March 7, at 8 p.m.
“Human Trafficking: Ending the Scourge against Women and Girls”
Romita Auditorium
Sponsored by the Office of Mission and Ministry and the Iona Women of Wisdom Group

Wednesday, March 8
Teach-In and Discussion in celebration of International Women's Day

Romita Auditorium
  • 9:30-9:50 a.m.: Tricia Mulligan, Political Science, "The History and Significance of International Women's Day"
  • 9:50-10:10 a.m.: Q & A, facilitated by Jennifer Kaalund, Religious Studies
  • 10:15-10:35 a.m.: Namrata Mitra, English, "Who Needs Protection from Whom? Unpacking the Rhetoric of Bathroom Bills"
  • 10:35-10:55 a.m.: Q&A/discussion; facilitated by Alison Suen, Philosophy
  • 11:00-11:20 a.m.: Joshua Klein, Criminal Justice, "Humiliation, Machismo and Good Violence: The New Old America"
  • 11:20-11:40 a.m.: Q&A/discussion
  • 11:45 a.m.-12:05 p.m.: Josh Leon, Political Science,  "Jeopardizing Health for the Sake of Misogyny: Trump Global Health Policy So Far"
  • 12:05-12:25 p.m.: Q&A/discussion; facilitated by Nadeen Thomas, Sociology

Thursday, March 9, at noon
The Body Project
Montgomery House
(Pre-registration required)
Co-sponsored by Counseling Center and Office of Mission and Ministry

Thursday, March 9, at 1 p.m.
Authentic Leadership: Is there room for feminine traits at the top? 
Romita Auditorium
Presenter: Jennifer Gerometta, Ph.D.

Thursday, March 9, from 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Alzheimer’s, An Issue for Women Part I: “Know the 10 Signs”
Romita Auditorium
Presenter: Jonelle Ward (Director of Outreach, NY State Health Grant, Caregiver Support Initiative)

Tuesday, March 21, at noon
Sexual Assault on College Campuses: Where Do We Go From Here?
Romita Auditorium,
Presenter: Cathryn Lavery, Ph.D.

Wednesday, March 22, at 5 p.m.
Equity, Equality and the Lack Thereof
LaPenta Student Union, EndZone
Sponsored by the Black Student Union

Thursday, March 23, at noon
The Body Project
Montgomery House
(Pre-registration required)
Co-sponsored by Counseling Center and Office of Mission and Ministry

Thursday, March 23rd at 5 p.m.
"On Their Own Terms: New Media Representations of Trans & Queer Women: Screening of Her Story and Discussion with Dr. Timothy Lyle"
Romita Auditorium

Monday, March 27, at 6:30 p.m.
Alzheimer’s, An Issue for Women Part II: The Basics
Romita Auditorium
Presenter: Jonelle Ward (Director of Outreach NY State Health Grant Caregiver Support Initiative)

Tuesday, March 28, at noon
The Joy of Love and Sex and Marriage: “A Womanist Response to Amoris Laetitia”
Romita Auditorium
Presenter: Teresa Delgado, Ph.D.

Wednesday, March 29, at 5 p.m.
Women Empowerment Speaker
Romita Auditorium
Sponsored by Student Leader Alliance for Multiculturalism

Thursday, March 30, at noon
The Body Project
Montgomery House
(Pre-registration required)
Co-sponsored by Counseling Center and Office of Mission and Ministry