Spring 2007

The following events are either sponsored and/or recommended by the
Women's Studies Program

March is National Women's History Month

International Women's Day (IWD) Program
March 1, 2007; Location and Time TBA
In celebration of International Women's Day, ETSU students enrolled in Women in Global Perspective (WMST 2020) will be coordinating the IWD celebration. Information booths will be set-up in the D.P. Culp University Center showcasing the accomplishments of women around the world, along with pinpointing many of the social and political problems women face globally and in the U.S. The award-winning documentary "The Shape of Water" will be available for viewing. This documentary follows ordinary women in four countries who are taking action in creative ways on political, social, and economic issues they face.

Women's History Month Special Event:
"Book Reading and Signing with Tayari Jones"

March 22, 2007; 5:00 pm; Carroll Reece Museum, Main Gallery (Gallery D)
Author Tayari Jones will be the guest speaker at a reading and book signing for her
novel "The Untelling."
Sponsors: Office of Equity and Diversity and the Women's Resource Center

Clothesline Project
March 26 through March 29, 2007; 10:00 am - 2:00 pm; DP Culp Center Atrium
Participants have the opportunity to utilize a hands-on approach by individually preparing a T-shirt with a message supporting non-violence.
Sponsor: The Counseling Center

Women's History Month Special Event:
"Environmental Issues and the 7th Generation"
A public lecture by Carmaleta Littlejohn Monteith, Ph.D.

March 29, 2007; 5:00 pm; Carroll Reece Museum, Main Gallery (Gallery D)
Drawing on her distinguished career as an educator, along with an extensive background as a Native American scholar and lecturer, Monteith's lecture will focus on environmental concerns from the perspective of a Cherokee mother and grandmother.
Sponsors: Women's Studies Program and Women's Resource Center
Press Release

Candlelight Vigil
March 29, 2007; 6:30 pm; Fred Borchuck Plaza, Charles C. Sherrod Library
Rain Location: Carroll Reece Museum
A reception will follow the vigil.
Sponsors: Women's Studies Program, Women's Resource Center, Campus Advocates Against Sexual Violence (CAASV), Counseling Center, Office of Housing & Residence Life, Department of Public Safety, Residence Hall Association, Student Health Services, and Office of Student Life and Leadership

Take Back the Night 5K Race/Walk
March 31, 2007; A Registration Fee is Required for this Event
Registration- 7:30-8:30 am; Old College of Medicine Building, Pedestrian Mall
Race Start Time: 8:30 am

The fourth annual Take Back the Night 5K Race/Walk is scheduled with all proceeds going to the S.A.N.E. Program (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) at JCMC.
Sponsors: The Counseling Center coordinates this program.

"Leadership Lessons from Apollo to Discovery,"
lecture by Lt. Col. Eileen Collins as Roy L. Nicks Distinguished Lecturer

April 4, 2007; 7:oo pm, Culp Center Auditorium
Lt. Col. Collins is a pioneering astronaut, aviator, and the first woman pilot and command of an American spacecraft. In July 2005, she commanded Space Shuttle Discovery's historic "Return to Flight" mission. This was NASA's first flight following the February 2003 loss of Shuttle Columbia.
Sponsors: Department of Educational Leadership and policy Analysis, Women's Studies Program, Women's Resource Center, Department of Sociology and Anthropology