News Spring 2003

Spring Film Series: Celebrating Roe v. Wade Anniversary
"Margaret Sanger: A Public Nuisance"

January 22, 7:00pm; Rogers Stout, Room 102
A witty and inventive look at how Sanger effectively changed public discussion of birth control.

"The Vagina Monologes" Benefit production
February 22, 7:30pm and February 23, 2:00pm and 7:30 pm; Bud Frank Theatre
ETSU will be one of over 650 universities nationwide to mount benefit productions of this internationally acclaimed and Obie Award winning play as part of the V-Day 2003: until the Violence Stops college campaign. This national effort funds programs working to stop violence against women. Our proceeds will support local domestiv violence shelters. Produced by Women's Studies Program. Presented in collaboration with the Division of Theatre. Tickets are $5.00 by reservation only at 439-4491.

Spring Film Series: Celebrating Black History Month
"A Place of Rage"
February 25, 7:00pm; Rogers Stout, Room 102
An exuberant celebration of African American women and their achievements.

She Raves
March 4, 12:00pm; Reece Museum, Main Gallery
This open, unrehearsed "rave" event gives participants the opportunity to share comments about their favorite diva/writer/character/actress, etc., or any woman that has been an inspiration in their loves. The Women's Resource Center and the Women's Studies program are co-sponsoring this NWHM special event.

Black Women and the Legal Academy
March 5, 1:30pm; Rogers Stout, Room 102
A public lecture by Dr. Elwood Watson, ETSU associate professor in Department of History. in celebration of Black History Month and Women's History Month.

International Women's Day Information Station
March 7, 10:00am-2:00pm; DP Culp Center, Atrium
An information station featuring a wide variety of material, news, and statistics will be available for review and pick-up.

Sisters Without a Story
March 11, 5:00pm; DP Culp Center Auditorium, Meeting Room 6
Ruth Knight Bailey, ETSU adjunct faculty member, will present her intimate and historical portrait of life in the military for women during WWII. Bailey's presentation is based on the real-life military experiences of her mother and three maternal aunts.

Clothesline Project
March 24-27, 10:00am-2:00pm, DP Culp Center, Atrium
A visual display of shirts with messages designed by women survivors of violence, their friends and families.

"A Salute to Men of the Women's Movement" Lecture
March 26, 5:00pm; East TN Room, DP Culp Center
Part of the University Productions Last Lecture Series, "A Salute to Men of the Women's Movement" will be presented by Dr. Amber Kinser, assistant professor in the ETSU Department of Communication and Women's Studies Program Director.

Take Back the Night Rally and March
March 31, 7:00pm; DP Culp Center Auditorium
Motivational rally and empowement march to promte zero tolerance of violence against women.

"Studs, Tools and the Family Jewels: Metaphors Men Live By"
March 10, 7:00pm; DM Brown Hall, Room 261
A public lecture by Dr. peter Murphy, Murray State university. Murphy discusses how the language of masculinity intertwines sexuality and friendship with images of war, machinery, sports, and work.

"The Diary of Opal Whiteley"
March 25, 7:00pm; DP Culp Center Auditorium
Nashville actress-writer Nan Gurley will present her one-woman show featuring the story of an obscure American literary figure whose childhood was the object of both celebration and scorn in 1920.

Celebrating Women Playwrights- Festival of One-Act Plays
April 27, 2:00pm; VA Memorial Theatre
Tickets can be obtained by calling 439-7576. Co-sponsored by the Division of Theatre and the Women's Studies Program.