Women’s History Month

February 22, 2022

Mary Baldwin University celebrates Women’s History Month in March with a special lineup of speakers, performances, and workshops. See below for the calendar of events.

ALL MONTH

Women’s HERstory Month Word Search
Grafton Library
Sponsored by Grafton Library
Contact Christina Harris for more info
 

Streaming Films Directed by Women and Highlighting Women’s Empowerment
Sponsored by MBUFlix
Go to mbuflix.marybaldwin.edu for more info

TUESDAY, MARCH 1

Performance: The Courage to Right a Woman’s Wrongs
Written by Ana Caro
Directed by Dawn Monique Williams
7:30 p.m. | Blackfriars Playhouse
Sponsored by Shakespeare and Performance MFA Company
Contact Amber James or Prof. Doreen Bechtol for more info, or go to
polarisshakespeareco.com/courage 

Colloquium: Remembering bell hooks
7 p.m. | Virtual Program
Sponsored by Mary Baldwin College for Women
Contact Dr. Amy Tillerson-Brown, Courtney Rosenstadt, or Katherine Mulokey for more info, or go to marybaldwin.edu/events/remembering-bell-hooks

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2

Menstrual Madness
Sponsored by Baldwin Program Board
Contact Sam Irons for more info 

TUESDAY, MARCH 8

International Women’s Day
A global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.
Go to internationalwomensday.com for more information

SATURDAY, MARCH 12

Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership: Alumni and Recruiting Event
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Women’s Military Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery
Contact Brig. Gen. Terry Djuric for more info 

Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership: Honoring MBU Military Members Buried at Arlington National Cemetery
1 to 2 p.m. | Arlington National Cemetery
Contact Brig. Gen. Terry Djuric for more info 

TUESDAY, MARCH 15

Lecture: The Culture of Co-Ed
Featuring Katherine Mulokey
4:30 p.m. | Francis Auditorium
Sponsored by Mary Baldwin College for Women
Contact Dr. Amy Tillerson-Brown, Courtney Rosenstadt, or Katherine Mulokey for more info

Student Dialogue: God(ess): How does your religion or spirituality gender deities?
8 p.m. | Chaplain’s Lounge, Carpenter Academic #107
Sponsored by Quest Interfaith Council
Contact Dr. Katie Low for more info 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16 THROUGH FRIDAY, MARCH 18

Card Making Event
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. |Spencer Center for Civic and Global Engagement 
Drop by anytime and decorate a card for women and children at the New Directions Center
Sponsored by the Spencer Center for Civic and Global Engagement
Contact Christina Harrison for more info

THURSDAY, MARCH 17

Read-in and Conversation: Celebrating Women Writers
Time TBD | Nuthouse and/or virtual
Sponsored by the English Department
Contact Dr. Katherine Turner for more info

FRIDAY, MARCH 18

Women’s Trivia Night Party
7 to 10 p.m.
Quantitative Center, Center for Student Success, Grafton Library
Sponsored by the Quantitative Center and Grafton Library
Contact Prof. Janet Ewing or Christina Harris for more info 

TUESDAY, MARCH 22

Movie Watch Party and Discussion: Revolutionary Road
6 p.m. | Francis Auditorium
Sponsored by Mary Baldwin College for Women
Contact Dr. Amy Tillerson-Brown, Courtney Rosenstadt, or Katherine Mulokey for more info

THURSDAY, MARCH 24

Lecture and Colloquium: Human Trafficking Through the ‘Justice’ System
6  to 8 p.m. | Francis Auditorium
Sponsored by MBU Self Defense Club and Squirrels Fighting Against Human Trafficking
Contact Kaitlyn Savage and Gwen Elverson for more info

FRIDAY, MARCH 25 TO SATURDAY, MARCH 26

Women’s Leadership Symposium
Executive Coach and MBU Trustee Amii Barnard-Bahn, JD, will deliver the keynote address.
Hybrid format with both virtual and in-person events
Sponsored by the Mary Baldwin College for Women
Contact Dr. Amy Tillerson-Brown for more info, or visit marybaldwin.edu/events/womens-leadership-symposium-22

SUNDAY, MARCH 27 TO SATURDAY, APRIL 2

Pride Week
Various locations
Sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement
Contact Sam Irons for more info 

MONDAY, MARCH 28

The Susan Paul Firestone Lecture Series in Contemporary Art
2021–22 Artist: Lesley Dill
7 p.m. | Francis Auditorium
Contact Prof. Jim Sconyers or Prof. Martha Saunders for more info, or go to marybaldwin.edu/lectures/firestone

TUESDAY, MARCH 29

Student Dialogue: (Sacred) Subordination: How does your religion or spirituality understand womanhood?
8  p.m. | Chaplain’s Lounge, Carpenter Academic #107
Sponsored by Quest Interfaith Council
Contact Dr. Katie Low for more info 

THURSDAY, MARCH 31

MBU’s Got Talent: Femme Factor Talent Show
7 p.m. | Francis Auditorium
Sponsored by Mary Baldwin College for Women
Contact Dr. Amy Tillerson-Brown, Courtney Rosenstadt, or Katherine Mulokey for more info 

For more information about Women’s History Month at MBU, please contact Heather Macalister, director of the Women’s Studies Program, hmacalister@marybaldwin.edu