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Women's History Month

Women's History Month 2017 at Loyola  University Chicago

Celebrating Women’s History Month at Loyola University Chicago

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017

International Women's Day


THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017

Baum Women and Leadership Speaker and Climate Change Conference Keynote

Mary Robinson on “Climate Justice and Human Justice: The Nexus of Climate Change, Food, Water and Poverty”

7 p.m. • Mundelein Auditorium • Loyola Lake Shore Campus

Register and find additional information here


MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017

Undergraduate Women’s Leadership Award Reception

7-8:30 p.m. • McCormick Lounge • Loyola Lake Shore Campus

RSVP here.


TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017

Picturing Women in Renaissance Art

6pm • LUMA (Loyola University Museum of Art)

In this talk Loyola Art History Professor Marilyn Dunn will examine how imagery and themes in both domestic and religious art objects related to female gendered experience in the Renaissance.

RSVP to luma@luc.edu or 312.915.7630.


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017

Contested Borders: Cultural Translation and Queer Politics in Contemporary Francophone Writing from the Maghreb

A lecture by William Spurlin, Brunel University London

3:30-5 p.m. • Cuneo Hall, Room 417 • Loyola Lake Shore Campus

Find additional information here.


THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017

Black Cultural Center Presents: Nikki Giovanni

A talk featuring NAACP Award winner and New York Times Best Selling Author Nikki Giovanni. $3 for non-LUC affiliates.

6 p.m. • Damen NPR North • Lakeshore Campus


FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, MARCH 24TH AND 25TH, 2017

Loyola Women’s Day Conference 2017

The theme of this year’s Women’s Day Conference is Faith in/& Feminism

Find additional information here.


SUNDAY, MARCH 26, 2017

Annelies: A Holocaust Remembrance Concert

3:00 PM • Mundelein Auditorium • Loyola Lake Shore Campus

Find additional information here.


MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017

Women in Politics: Past and Present

A panel discussion featuring Illinois politicians.

7 p.m. • Klarchek Information Commons, Fourth Floor • Loyola Lake Shore Campus

Find additional information here.


TUESDAY, MARCH 28, 2017

Sita and Surpanakha: Indian Womanhood in a Tholu Bommalata Ramayan

6pm • LUMA (Loyola University Museum of Art)

In this talk Loyola Art History Professor Sarita Heer will be contextualizing Indian womanhood in other forms of Indian visual culture to demonstrate how the Sita and Surpanakha puppets of a Tholu Bommalata Ramayan education women on correct conduct.

RSVP to luma@luc.edu or 312.915.7630.


Please check back as additional events and activities are added.