UNL will observe Women's Week March 14-18, with a variety or events and displays. The theme for the celebration is "Visions of Sisterhood."
Women's Week events are organized by Student Involvement. For more information, go to http://go.unl.edu/koo or call (402) 472-2597. The events schedule includes:
March 14-17 - Film screenings, "Vision: From the Life of Hildegard von Bingen" and "White Material," Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center. For show times and ticket information, go to http://www.theross.org.
March 14-18 - "Visions of Sisterhood," 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily in the Nebraska Union Rotunda Gallery. "Visions" is an exhibition featuring photographs and other works of art by UNL faculty, staff and students. All entries reflect definitions of sisterhood and celebrate "sisters."
March 14-31 - "Nebraska Women's Art Caucus" display, East Union Loft Gallery.
March 14-31 - Love Library Women's Week display, Love Library South, second floor.
- Leadership luncheon, "The Media and Women's Health: Sorting Fact from Fiction," Judy Norsigian, editor of "Our Bodies, Ourselves," 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Nebraska Union
- Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Status of Women, reception and awards ceremony, 3:30 to 5 p.m., Nebraska Union
- Lecture, "That's Not OK: Domestic Violence and the Media," Jan Deeds, director of the Women's Center; and Jeff Reznicek-Parrado, men's programming director and counselor at the Women's Center, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Nebraska Union.
- Leadership luncheon, "Local Concerns, Global Forum: Women's Advocacy at the United Nations," Laura Roost, political science doctoral candidate, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Nebraska Union
- Women's and Gender Studies Colloquium, "Motherhood, the Elephant in the Laboratory: Reconsidering What it Means to be a Scientist," Emily Monosson, editor of "Motherhood, the Elephant in the Laboratory: Women Scientists Speak Out," 3:30 p.m., Nebraska Union.
- Sixth Annual Women's History Month Banquet, keynote by John Sorensen, executive director of the Abbott Sisters Project, 6 to 8 p.m., Wick Alumni Center. Tickets required. Call (402) 472-5668 for more information.
- Leadership luncheon panel discussion, "Women's Careers in Agriculture and Natural Resources," featuring Donna Woudenberg, School of Natural Resources; Kirsten McDowell, ConAgra Foods; McKenzie Barry, Lower Platte South Natural Resources District; Karna Dam, UNL Extension educator, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., East Union.
- Women's Softball Doubleheader, 3 to 5 p.m., Bowlin Stadium.
- Film screening, "The Women of Summer: An Unknown Chapter of American Social History," 6 to 7:15 p.m., Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center room 212.
- Film screening, "The Quilted Conscience," 7:30 to 9 p.m., Nebraska Union.
- Leadership luncheon, "Have We Really Arrived, or Are we Still in the Fight?" featuring Toni Anaya, assistant professor and multicultural studies librarian; Rita Kean, dean of Undergraduate Studies; history and ethnic studies; and Neeta Kantamneni, educational psychology, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Nebraska Union.
- Film screening, "Edie and Thea: A Very Long Engagement," 3 p.m., Nebraska Union, room 345.
- Purple Ribbon workshop, "Sisters United to End Domestic Violence," 7 to 9 p.m., Nebraska Union.
- Leadership luncheon panel discussion, "Women in Religion: Secrets of the Divine Sisterhood," featuring Sidnie White Crawford, classics and religious studies; Kate Rohde; Amy Miller; and Sister Maura Therese.
More details at: http://go.unl.edu/koo