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Women's History Month

February 11, 2009

Folsom Lake College will offer a variety of activities to celebrate Women's History Month in March 2009.

All of March, All Day
“Women in Culture Display: Images of Women in Art History”
Art Professor Eunyoung Hwang
Folsom campus TV monitors

All of March, All Day
“Wall of Women: Poems, Pictures, and Stories of Women Who Have Motivated Us”
Student Life Coordinator Alice Textor
Folsom campus, Falcon's Roost; El Dorado Center, outside Tutoring Center in Building C

Tues., March 3, 10:30am-1:30pm
“Women's Safety and Empowerment Day: Support and suggestions for women so that they can feel safe, connected, and contented with their lives.”
College Nurse Mary Hansen, Student Life Coordinator Alice Textor, College Police Captain Cheryl Sears
Folsom campus, Falcon’s Roost

Mon., March 9, 10:30am-12:15pm
“Women's Living History: Women Activists of the 19th Century from the First Women's Rights Convention to the Civil War: Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Harriet Tubman, and more!”
History Professor Debbie Moreno
Folsom campus, Lilac Hall, room FL5-113 (seating is limited)

Mon., March 9, 1pm
“Dancing with Demeter: Women's Journey to Greece- Join us as we explore travel and educational opportunities in Greece and return to her ancient sacred sites, where women's rituals still have meaning today.”
Humanities Professor Maureen Edgecomb
Folsom campus, Aspen Hall, room FL1-8

Tues., March 10, 1-2:20pm
“Women's Living History: Breaking the Mold in the 19th Century from the Civil War to the Wild West: Harriet Tubman, Clara Barton, Annie Oakley, and more!”
History Professor Debbie Moreno
El Dorado Center, A-207

Tues., March 10, 3pm
“Iranian Women's Memoirs: Slideshow Presentation and relevant historical/contextual background of Iranian Women”
Associate Professor Malina Dunk
Folsom campus, Aspen Hall, room FL1-8

Wed., March 11, 10:30-11:50am
“Women's Living History: Progressive Change Agents from the Progressive Era to the Present Day: Jane Adams, Mother Jones, Maya Angelou, Hillary Clinton, and more!”
History Professor Debbie Moreno
Folsom campus, Lilac Hall, room FL5-113 (seating is limited)

Thurs., March 12, 12:15pm
“Women in Martial Arts Demonstration”
Sociology Professor Diana Carlson, PE Professor Kim Harrell
Folsom campus, Grassy Area near Falcon’s Roost (if rain, in PE-203)

Thurs., March 12, 1-2pm
“Raise Your Voice – Literary Readings of Works by, for, or About Women”; sponsored by English Literature 303: Intro to Short Story Class
English Professor Kathy Leland
El Dorado Center, Library

Mon., March 16, 3:30-4:30pm
“Stories of Mothers as Students- FLC mothers share their experiences of balancing college and motherhood. Come listen to their inspiring and encouraging stories!”
English Professor Lisa Sapra
Folsom campus, Lilac Hall, room FL5-110 (seating is limited)

Tues., March 17, 1pm
“Life Imitating Art? Or Art Imitating Life?: Artemisia Gentileschi”; Life of 17th-century painter Artemisia Gentileschi
Art Professor Eunyoung Hwang
El Dorado Center, Community Room, room C-102

Thurs., March 19, 12pm
“The Territory Ahead: Former FLC Women Students Talk About Life Beyond FLC- Whether you are curious about what our transfers experience at universities, in the job market, or just in surviving successfully beyond FLC, come and hear former FLC students share their experiences and insights about the ‘territory ahead’ of you.”
English Professor Dr. Janis Cox Jones
Folsom campus, Aspen Hall, room FL1-8

Thurs., March 19, 3:30-4:30pm
"Misbehaving Women: The Female Outlaw in Margaret Atwood's The Blind Assassin and Toni Morrison's Paradise”
Associate Professor Carolyn Pickrel
Folsom campus, Aspen Hall, room FL1-8

Thurs., March 26, 12-1pm
“Women's Journey from Addiction to Recovery- Women's experiences with addiction and recovery can vary significantly from men's. We will discuss these differences, and look at excerpts from interviews with 3 women who have maintained long-term recovery from addiction.”
College Nurse Mary Hansen
Folsom campus, Aspen Hall, room FL1-8