ASU recognizes International Women’s Day, March 8


ALAMOSA — Presentations by Adams State Women’s Studies students will highlight International Women’s Day, Thursday, March 8. The event is part of Women’s Week 2018, March 5-9. The presentations will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in McDaniel Hall 101.

The theme of International Women’s Day is #PressForProgress, which calls for continuing efforts toward women’s equality. Adams State events also are related to the #TimesUp and #MeToo movements that advocate an end to sexual harassment and assault.

International Women’s Day Events

11 a.m. – Keynote Speech by Dr. Mari Centeno

11:15 a.m. – Women of Sanctuary by Ro Paschall

Noon – Lunch & Free Concert by 68 West performing works by women

1 p.m. – Is Your Make-Up Gendered? by Dana Sullivan

1:30 p.m. – Tattoos and Piercings: Are they gendered? by Katherine Kinney

2 p.m. – TED Talks and Guerilla Theater by David Saffold

3 p.m. – Black Women in the Black Panthers by Katherine Kinney

3:30 p.m. – Feminist Movement on Transwomen by Nico Centeno

4 p.m. – Raffle and Closing

See the full Women’s Week schedule at: www.events.adams.edu/diversity

Counselors and information on resources will be available. All events are free and open to the public. Free parking after 5 p.m. is available in the McDaniel Hall parking lot on First St.

ASU Women’s Week is supported by: Women’s & Gender Studies, ASU Sociology Department, ASU Counseling Center, Multicultural Student Government, CIELO, Nielsen Library, Alamosa County Sheriff’s Office, San Luis Valley Behavioral Health Group, Sage Youth Center, Tu Casa, and Planned Parenthood.

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