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Women's History Month

Women's History Month 2016

LCC Women's History Month 2016 is brought to you by the Women's History Collective. All events are free and open to the public.

Where Spirit Rides
Wednesday, March 2 | 4:30pm
LCC Black Box Theatre (Room 168 Gannon Building)
Followed by reception and discussion in The Centre for Engaged Inclusion (GB 252.04)
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A powerful and imaginative solo theatre performance created and performed by Lisa Biggs. Weaving historical speeches and modern interpretations with period song and dance, this show tells the haunting true story of two women in the 1800s - one living, one dead - who struggled to end slavery and won. Presented in collaboration with Black History Month, Women's History Month, and LCC Performing Arts.

*Mature content, reserved for audiences 18 years and older.

A Thousand Voices
Thursday, March 3 | 6-9pm
Gannon Building - Room 244
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A screening of the documentary film A Thousand Voices with a panel discussion to follow. This documentary will explore what it means to be a Native woman in modern society. A collaboration between the Native American Student Alliance and Women's History Collective.

Feminist Graffiti
Wednesday, March 16 | 2:30-3:30pm
The Centre for Engaged Inclusion (GB 252.04)
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Personal is political - Come collaborate with us on creating a graffitied manifesto of the words that others have used in an attempt to define us. Explore the words that have been thrown our way: the good, the bad, the ugly AND the powerful, the positive, and the enlightening.

Self Defense for Women Class
Saturday, March 19 | 9am-3pm
West Campus Fitness Center
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This program brings women together in an effort to prevent victimization and increase awareness of protection strategies. This fun and informative class is designed to increase confidence and reduce fear. The class will examine and practice simple, effective techniques which can be adapted into the life experience of any woman. Women of all ages, sizes and fitness levels can do these techniques. Friends and family members are welcome to join the class with you. Daughters or granddaughters should be at least 10 years old and must be accompanied by a female parent and/or guardian. Instructors are Rodney Bahl (LCC PD), Kristy Rodgers (LCC PD), and Leanne Lafay (LCC Physical Plant). PLEASE NOTE: Lunch is on your own 11:30am-12:15pm. To RSVP, please contact Rodney Bahl at 517-483-1825 or bahlr@lcc.edu or Kristy Rodgers at rodgerk3@lcc.edu. The class is limited to 25 students.

Women Behave Badly - Film Series: The Punk Singer
Monday, March 21 | 6:30-8:30pm
The Centre for Engaged Inclusion (GB 252.04)

Coffee Time: Women in Politics
Thursday, March 24 | 10:30-11:30am
The Centre for Engaged Inclusion (GB 252.04)
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Please join us for a lively discussion on why women need to be politically active and engaged.

Feminist Reading Circle
Friday, March 25 | 12-2pm
The Centre for Engaged Inclusion (GB 252.04)
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Selections from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie "We Should All Be Feminists" - copies will be available.

Women's Resource Fair
Monday, March 28 | 10am-2pm
Gannon Building 2nd Floor Highway
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LCC and community agencies will be on hand with information covering a variety of topics such as civic engagement, health, community resources, and how to get involved with issues that impact women!

Current Conversations: Women in Prison
Wednesday, March 30 | 4:10-5:30pm
The Centre for Engaged Inclusion
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Professor Lisa Biggs will be discussing her work in the performing and creative arts with women who are incarcerated. She will demonstrate power of activism in telling women's stories.

Women Behave Badly - Film Series: The Hunting Ground
Thursday, March 31 | 6:30-8:30pm
The Centre for Engaged Inclusion (GB 252.04)

Women's History Collective: Operation Purse: Community Engagement Project
Friday, April 1 | 10am-2pm
The Centre for Engaged Inclusion (GB 252.04)
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The LCC Women's History Collective is partnering with the Women's Center of Greater Lansing to serve and empower women by collecting new and used purses and filling them with personal care items. Please consider donating the following items in need: purses, makeup, conservative jewelry, hats, scarves, gloves, disinfectant wipes, soap, tissues, healthy snacks, travel size toiletries, tampons/pads, washcloths, and more. Donations may be dropped off at The Centre for Engaged Inclusion throughout the month of March.

 

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Student Life Office
Gannon Building, Room 252.04
Phone: (517) 483-1285
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