Rowan University Celebrates Women?s History Month

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Throughout the month of March, Rowan University will highlight the cultural, political, and social significance of women during its annual Women?s History Month celebration. Festivities will feature

Throughout the month of March, Rowan University will highlight the cultural, political, and social significance of women during its annual Women?s History Month celebration. Festivities will feature a wide array of educational and entertaining activities, including those listed below. Most events are sponsored and supported by Rowan?s Colleges of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Engineering and Business; Rowan?s Thomas N. Bantivoglio Honors Program, the Rowan Chapter of Women in Higher Education and the Gloucester County Commission on Women. To learn more about the listed events, contact the Women Studies Program in the Rowan University Department of History at 856-256-4514, or lindman@rowan.edu.

Wednesday, March 2

10:50 a.m. ? ?Academic Women and Religious Faith? ? Panel discussion by Rowan faculty and staff members: Allison Carter, Sociology; Julie Mallory Church, Counseling & Psychological Services; Dr. Wanda Foglia, Law & Justice; Dr. Kauser Jahan, Civil & Environmental Engineering; Dr. Ellen Miller, Philosophy & Religion; and Dr. Beena Sukumaran, Civil & Environmental Engineering
Location: Robinson Hall, Room 323, Rowan campus

Thursday, March 3

10:50 a.m. ? ?Gender and Engineering: A Cross-Cultural Comparison? ? Lecture by Dr. Harriet Hartman, Sociology, and Dr. Beena Sukumaran, Civil & Environmental Engineering
Location: Wilson Hall, Room 105, Rowan campus

7:30 p.m. ? Pat and Mike starring Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy ? Film screening Sponsors: Phi Alpha Theta, Student History Association and the History Department
Location: Wilson Hall, Room 212, Rowan campus

Friday, March 4

8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. ? ?Catch the Vision and See the Full Picture? ? Rowan University?s annual Women to Women Conference
Sponsor: Ujima Female Mentoring Program
Location: Eynon Ballroom, Rowan Student Center

10:30 a.m. ? If These Walls Could Talk, Part I starring Demi Moore, Sissy Spacek and Cher ? Film screening
Sponsor: Lucy (Feminist Students at Rowan)
Location: Bozorth Hall Auditorium, Rowan campus

Monday, March 7

6:30 p.m. ? ?Poetry Reading: By and About Women?
Sponsor: English Department
Location: Dewey Lounge, Robinson Hall, Rowan campus

Tuesday, March 8

8 p.m. ? Diana Son?s Stop Kiss ? Student dance performance
Sponsor: College of Fine & Performing Arts
Location: Bunce Hall Studio, Rowan campus

Wednesday, March 9

10:50 a.m. ? ?War, Journalism, and Motherhood? ? Luncheon presentation by author and photojournalist Deborah Copaken Kogan
Sponsor: Women?s Studies Program
Location: Eynon Ballroom, Rowan Student Center

10:50 a.m. ? Student Research in Women?s History
Sponsor: Phi Alpha Theta History Honors Society
Location: Dewey Lounge, Robinson Hall, Rowan campus

SPRING BREAK - March 14-18, 2005

Wednesday, March 23

8 a.m. ?Leadership and Mentoring? ? Presentation by Dr. Dianne Dorland, Dean of the Rowan University College of Engineering ? Spring Meeting of the Rowan Women?s Professional Network
Location: Owl?s Nest, Student Center

Thursday, March 24

10 a.m. ? If These Walls Could Talk, Part II starring Vanessa Redgrave, Sharon Stone and Ellen DeGeneres ? Film screening
Sponsor: Lucy (Feminists at Rowan)
Location: Bozorth Hall Auditorium

5 p.m. ? ?Gender and Alcoholism/Drugs: Female Leaders in the Recovery Movement? ? Presentation by Dr. Linda Jeffrey and Pam Negro, Center for Addiction Studies
Location: Bosshart Hall

Wednesday, March 30

10:50 a.m. ? Booksigning by Dr. Melissa Klapper, Rowan Assistant Professor of History and author of Jewish Girls Coming of Age in America, 1860-1920 (NYU Press, 2004)
Location: Rowan University Bookstore

10:50 a.m. ? ?Mysteries of Mary: An Interpretation of the Works of Mary Cassatt? ? Lecture by Dr. James Curtis
Location: Westby Hall, Room 135, Rowan campus
Sponsor: Thomas N. Bantivoglio Honors Program and the Women?s Studies Program

8:30 p.m. ? Iron-Jawed Angels starring Hilary Swank, Frances O?Connor and Angelica Huston ? Film screening
Sponsor: Lucy (Feminist Students at Rowan)
Location: Bozorth Hall Auditorium, Rowan campus

Wednesday, April 6

8:30 p.m. ? Vera Drake starring Imelda Staunton ? Film screening
Sponsor: Lucy (Feminist Students at Rowan)
Location: Bozorth Hall Auditorium, Rowan campus

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