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Women's History Week

FLC PISO
March 02, 2011

Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony

Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony

Women's History Week 2011 salutes the women pioneers and visionaries whose new frontiers have become our safe boundaries. Folsom Lake College will honor those who have secured freedoms, rights and greater autonomy for women, and all who helped free women and men from the confining gender roles of the past the week of March 7-11. Admission for most events is free (daily parking passes are available for $1) unless otherwise noted. For maps with directions, click here.

Ongoing Women's History Week Activities

Organizer: Eunyoung Hwang
Title: Colorful Expressions
Summary: This is a presentation of women of colors and their works of art in diverse forms such as paintings, sculptures, architectures and crafts.
When: Monday, March 7 - Friday, March 11
Where: Folsom Campus TV Screens

Organizer: Eunyoung Hwang
Title: Honoring Women
Summary: This is a display wall of honoring women
in history and in our lives.
When: Monday, March 7 - Friday, March 11
Where: EDC Library

Organizer: Rebecca Mendell
Title: Women's History Interactive Timeline
Summary: Celebrate the historical icons of Women's History through this interactive journey. The Folsom Lake Campus Library will feature an interactive Women's History exhibit displayed on our SmartBoard, a large interactive LCD screen, inside the Library.
When: Tuesday, March 8 - Friday, March 11 from 11am-1pm
Where: Folsom Campus Library

Organizer: Folsom Lake College Students, Faculty and Staff
Title: Honor our Women Project
Summary: In honor of Women's History Week 2011, the students, faculty and staff have taken a moment to honor and praise the women who have had a positive impact on their lives. This project is a creative display of text and image that expresses the appreciation we feel for significant women in our lives.
When: Monday, March 7 - Friday, March 11
Where: Displayed in the Folsom Campus Falcon's Roost

Organizer: Bernard Gibson and Students
(participating classes: Mgmt 362, Mkt 300, Mkt 300 Online, BUS 300, and BUS 330)
Title: Tubman House Fundraising Project
Summary: The project is designed to allow students to develop critical thinking and planning skills while working on a business related project that gives back to women in the local and regional community.

Monday, March 7

Presenter: Dr. Sherrie Carinci
Title: "The Power of One Woman's Voice: The Individual, Social and Political Influence of Gloria Steinem."
Summary: Come and hear CSU Sacramento's Dr. Sherrie Carinci (Program Director for Gender Equity Studies and Associate Professor in the Department of Teacher Education) discuss the social and cultural significance of Gloria Steinem.
When: Monday, March 7 at 9am
Where: Folsom Campus Community Room (FL1-20)

Presenter: Diane Carlson
Title: Who is Gloria Steinem? (Film Screening and Discussion)
Summary: Come and discover Gloria Steinem's contributions in a film created by and featuring Folsom Lake College faculty, staff and students!
When: Monday, March 7 at 12noon
Where: Folsom Campus Community Room (FL1-20)

Presenter: Deborah Moreno
Title: "Up Close with Gloria Steinem...Live!"
Summary: Pioneering feminist and best-selling author Gloria Steinem appears this evening in the new Three Stages theater! Three Stages has arranged for Gloria Steinem to meet with students, faculty, and staff. Admission is free and only for FLC students, faculty, and staff. FLC ID's will be checked at the door.
When: Monday, March 7 from 2:30-3:30pm
Where: Three Stages, City Studio Theatre/Stage Two

Presenter: Gloria Steinem
Title: An Evening with Gloria Steinem
Summary: American icon, pioneering feminist, best-selling author, co-founder of Ms. Magazine, Steinem's name is synonymous with the advancement of women's social equality throughout the world. Presented in conjunction with Women's History Week at Folsom Lake College. Tickets range from $29-55.
When: Monday, March 7 at 8pm
Where: Three Stages at Folsom Lake College (for tickets call 916-608-6888 or go to: www.threestages.net)

Tuesday, March 8

Presenter: Yvonne Price
Title: Am I not a Woman: Sojourner Truth and the Schomburg Collection
Summary: This presentation will introduce, examine and analyze the contents of the Schomburg Collection of Nineteenth Century African-American women's writings, a fifty-volume set published from the 1980s through the end of the Twentieth Century. Come and discover the many illuminating and surprising moments in this scholarly collection.
When: Tuesday, March 8 at 10:30am
Where: Folsom Campus Community Room (FL1-20)

Wednesday, March 9

Presenter: Deborah Moreno and Erica Tyler
Title: "Beyond Barack Obama's Mother: Students Share Stories of their Multiracial Families" (Panel Discussion)
Summary: President Barack Obama emphasizes "the influence of a global mom on her son." Now FLC students share their own biracial or multiracial experience.
Where: Wednesday, March 9 at 10:30am
When: Folsom Campus room FL5-113

Presenter: Alena Woody and Diane Carlson
Title: Feminism 101
Summary: What is feminism? Might you be a feminist and not know it? What stereotypes do you have and see about feminism? This event will explore the myths and realities of feminism, its diverse history, and who and what it stands for. Men are welcome too!
When: Wednesday, March 9 at 12noon
Where: Folsom Campus room FL1-08

Presenter: Mary Hansen
Title: One Book Discussion "In Praise of Women's Bodies"
Summary: All of us in the Family of Woman are beautiful because of our diversity. Come join Mary Hansen, the College Nurse in celebrating the ‘three dimensional' woman as we discuss Gloria Steinem's "In Praise of Women's Bodies" from her essay collection Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions.
When: Wednesday, March 9 at 12noon
Where: Folsom Campus Community Room (FL1-20)

Presenter: Administrative Justice Club
Title: Honoring Women in Law Enforcement
Summary: AJ club will host a table in front of the roost to recognize women in Law Enforcement. In spite of the many challenges, women continue to make inroads in this nontraditional occupation. Women officers from nearby law enforcement agencies will be present to talk about their jobs and the challenges women still face in this difficult career field.
When: Wednesday, March 9 from 12-1pm
Where: Folsom Campus in front of the Falcon's Roost

Presenter: Yvonne Price
Title: Am I not a Woman: Sojourner Truth and the Schomburg Collection
Summary: This presentation will introduce, examine and analyze the contents of the Schomburg Collection of Nineteenth Century African American women's writings, a fifty-volume set published from the 1980s through the end of the Twentieth Century. Come and discover the many illuminating and surprising moments in this scholarly collection.
When: Wednesday, March 9 at 10:30am
Where: EDC room A-203

Thursday, March 10

Presenter: Caroline A. Wadlin MD
Title: Inspiring Women in Science and Medicine, Past and Present
Summary: Dr. Caroline Wadlin is a professional speaker and a specialist in women's health. Her presentation acknowledges the women who inspired her including: Clara Barton, Elizabeth Blackwell, Helen Keller Marie Curie, Dr Mary Claire King (founder of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes) and Dr. Marion Diamond
(brain researcher).
When: Thursday, March 10 at 10:30am
Where: Folsom Campus Community Room (FL1-20)

Presenter: Traci Gourdine
Title: Movin' Out of Rhythm
Summary: American River College Professor Traci Gourdine will be reading poetry and prose that explores
the lives of women and celebrates the spirit.
When: Thursday, March 10 at 12noon
When: Folsom Campus room FL1-07

Presenter: Mary Hansen
Title: We've Come a Long Way, Ladies! An Overview of the Last Two Centuries of Women's Health in America
Summary: During the 20th century, the life expectancy of American women increased by more than 30 years! This presentation will note the great strides that women have made in the last two centuries and will acknowledge the unflagging efforts of generations of female health advocates.
When: Thursday, March 10 at 1pm
When: Folsom Campus Community Room (FL1-20)

Updated: 3/2 at 3pm