Women’s Week 2018 - The 30th Anniversary of Women's Week at Ball State

 

Monday, March 19th

Information Table With Women’s & Gender Studies

11:30AM-1:30PM | Student Center Tally

Free buttons, posters, & coloring pages!

The History of Women's Week by Dr. Courtney Jarrett

2:00PM | Student Center Music Lounge

"Dolores" Screening

5:00PM | Letterman Building 125

Documentary about activist Dolores Huerta sponsored by ITVS, Independent Lens, & WIPB-TV

Supporting Alternative Sexualities: Understanding BDSM & the Kink Community

7:30PM | Teacher's College 120

Sponsored by Counseling and Health Services, Department of Counseling Psychology, Social Psychology, & Counseling, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Department of Psychological Science, Department of Social Work, Department of Sociology, Office of Institutional Diversity, Women’s & Gender Studies Program, Alpha Chi Omega, Delta Zeta, Psi Chi

Tuesday, March 20th

Information Table With Women’s & Gender Studies

11:30AM-1:30PM | Student Center Tally

Free buttons, posters, & coloring pages!

WGS Affiliate Research Panel I

2:00-3:15PM | Student Center Room 301

Panel members: Jennifer Wies, Jean Marie Place, Rachel Kraus & Molly Ferguson

Annual Women of Song Recital

7:30PM-8:30PM | Sursa Hall

Presented by the Ball State School of Music.

 

Wednesday, March 21st  

Women's Wellness on Wheels (WOW) Bus

10:00AM-2:00PM | Bracken Plaza

Sponsored  by the Office of Health, Alcohol, and Drug Education (OHADE)

Indiana Women of Achievement Panel

1:00-2:00PM | Student Center Forum Room

Sponsored by the College of Sciences and Humanities Gender Equity Task Force

Stars to Steer By:  Careers of Compassion

5:00-6:30PM | Whitinger Business Building 300

Sponsored by the Career Center

WGS 499 Capstone Poster Presentation

6:30-7:30PM | Student Center Alumni Lounge

The Vagina Monologues

8:00-10:00PM | Student Center Ballroom

Written by Eve Ensler, performed by Ball State students. Sponsored by Feminists for Action.

 

Thursday, March 22nd

Amplified:  A Conversation with Women in American Film Sound

6:00-7:00PM | Letterman Building 121

"Slam the Patriarchy" Open Mic Event

8:00-10:00PM | Student Center Tally

Sponsored by Reacting Out Loud

 

Friday, March 23rd

WGS Affiliate Research Panel II

11:00AM-12:15PM | Student Center Multipurpose Room

Panel members:  Kiesha Warren-Gordon, Emily Johnson & Jessica Reuther

Slut Walk

3:00-5:00PM | University Green, by Shafer Tower

Sponsored by Feminists for Action

Friday Night Filmworks- Pitch Perfect 3

9:00PM | Pruis Hall

Sponsored by the University Programming Board and Late Night.

The event is FREE for Ball State University students and cost $1 for guests. Guest must be 16+ and accompanying a Ball State Student. Food and refreshments are available at all Friday Night Filmworks movies.


Saturday, March 24th

Belly Dance Club Workshop

9:00-11:30 AM | Student Recreation and Wellness Center Room 200D

Presented by the Ball State Bellydance Club.

Belly Dance Club Performance

3:30PM | Pruis Hall

Presented by the Ball State Bellydance Club.

The Vagina Monologues

7:00-9:00PM | Cornerstone Center for the Arts Heritage Room

Written by Eve Ensler, performed by Ball State students. Sponsored by Feminists for Action and the Multicultural Center.

 

Women’s Week takes place every year during the last full week of March, National Women’s History Month. Every year, the dynamic week is filled with lectures, discussions, film, music, and art that celebrate the achievements and experiences of women and explore contemporary social, political, and health issues.

Internships for planning and managing Women’s Week are available.