11:00AM-1:00PM | Student Center Tally
Free posters, pins, & answers to any questions you may have about the Women's & Gender Studies program. Come by and have your picture snapped to show your support to end gender-based discrimination & violence.
5:00PM-6:00PM | David Owsley Museum of Art
Join us for a guided tour through this domestic violence centered exhibit shown in only one other city this year.
7:00PM-8:00PM | Student Center Pineshelf Room
There are many faces of masculinities in America and on college campuses, what would happen if that face was physically absent from the conversation? Come to this event and engage, listen, and dialogue with the men behind the curtain.
11:00AM-1:00PM | Student Center Forum Room
Learn more about Disability Awareness. Several female students with disabilities
will share their life and school experiences with the audience. Q & A to follow.
7:30PM-8:30PM | Sursa Hall
This recital features the Ball State Women's Chorus, Ladies' Choice student a capella group, and faculty and student soloists.
Presented by the school of music.
1:00-2:30PM | Student Center Forum Room
The Empowerment of Women: A Conversation with Indiana Women of Achievement Awardees. This year’s panelists include Annette Craycraft, Beth Lang, Representative Linda Lawson, and Dr. Kay Stickle.
Sponsored by the College of Sciences and Humanities Task Force on the Status of Women.
Cheri Ellefson, M.A.
3:00PM-4:00PM | Student Center Forum Room
How do secular and faith-based international NGOs define gender equality on their websites? International Women’s Issues Instructor Cheri Ellefson, M.A., will explore how NGOs follow stated goals and definitions.
5:00PM-6:00PM | Pruis Lobby
Women's & Gender Studies students will be presenting their capstone projects exploring their ideal careers and the women who have them.
6:30PM-7:45PM | Pruis Hall
Author of the New York Times best seller “Bad Feminist,” Roxane Gay, will be speaking about her experiences writing the award winning book, blogging, & editing.
Co-sponsored by: the Department of English, the Multicultural Center, Housing & Residence Life, the Department of Communication Studies, Excellence in Leadership, & the Department of Sociology.
8:00PM | Arts & Journalism Building Room 175
Authors who have just published their first books and editors from small press or literary journals will give readings, talking about their experiences getting published, & will work with Ball State students.
Presented by the English department and the creative writing program.
Dr. Joyce L. Huff
1-2 PM | Student Center 301
This mixture of presentation and discussion will explore questions of how to include women of size within the current women’s movement, how issues of body image and fat-phobia affect women across the spectrum of sizes, and how a fat identity intersects with other identity markers.
6:30PM | Arts & Journalism Building 175
Drawing from her recent study of the nation's minority serving institutions, Professor Gasman will discuss how all institutions can ensure that students will receive the best learning experience.
Sponsored by the Office of Institutional Diversity
8:00PM-9:30PM | Student Center Tally
Inspired by the documentary "Mortified," Ball State students, faculty, and staff come together to read short excerpts from their childhood journals.
Free posters, pins, & answers to any questions you may have about the
Women's and Gender Studies program.
1:00PM-3:00PM | Student Center Ballroom
Stop by and speak with individuals working across the state to educate,
advocate, & exterminate gender bias and its lasting influence.
6:30PM-8:00PM | Student Center Ballroom
Written by Eve Ensler, performed by Ball State students.
Tickets on sale in Student Center room 116 or at door for $5. All proceeds will be donated to the YWCA of Muncie.
Sponsored by Feminists for Action.
*Schedule may be subject to change.
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.
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