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Social Justice Week: March 11th-17th
Saturday, September 29, 1-4pm in Cascia Hall
A Symposium Celebrating 400 Years of Anne Bradstreet | Free
Featuring Presentations by Guests from Endicott College, Cambridge College, Merrimack College, and Harvard University
Sunday, September 30, 2-5pm in Rogers Center for the Arts
Anne Bradstreet’s 400th Birthday Gala Concert | Free
Celebration of her life and poetry, including her words set to music
Women’s and Gender Studies Film Festival
When: April 11 and 12 starting at noon
Location: McQuade Library Auditorium
WGS3360 “Fieldwork in the Southwestern U.S.”
Traveling to New Mexico after Graduation in May.
In celebration of Women’s Month, The Women’s and Gender Studies Program presents:
Mona Eltahawy, award-winning Egyptian columnist and international speaker on Arab and Muslim Issues, speaking on “Gender, Social Media, and Recent Revolutions in the Middle East”
Informal meeting with Mona Eltahawy for members of the Merrimack community interested in writing, blogging, and journalism
“Gender, Social Media, and Recent Revolutions in the Middle East”
Multi-purpose Room, Sakowich Campus Center
Reception with light refreshments to follow. Wheelchair accessible
Ongoing exhibit in McQuade Library:
Eltahawy’s writings and resources on Muslim women
Events with Mona Eltahawy are sponsored by the Women’s and Gender Studies Program and the following generous co-sponsors:
Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations; Office of the President; School of Liberal Arts; School of Science and Engineering; Francis E. Girard School of Business and International Commerce; Office for Mission and Ministry; McQuade Library; The Honors Center; The Writing Center; Campus Life; Diversity Education Center; Departments of Religious and Theological Studies; Philosophy; Education; Sociology and Criminology; Communication Arts and Sciences; Visual and Performing Arts; Psychology; Political Science; English; World Languages and Cultures; International Business; Environmental Studies and Sustainability; Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Program; Massachusetts National Organization of Women.
Mona Eltahawy is a columnist for the Toronto Star (Canada), the Jerusalem Report (Israel), and Politiken (Denmark) and has won numerous journalism awards from organizations around the world. She has worked as a correspondent for Reuters in Cairo and Jerusalem and has reported from Egypt, Israel, Palestine, Libya, Syria, Saudi Arabia, and China for various media outlets. Her opinion pieces have been published in The Washington Post and the International Herald Tribune and she has been a guest analyst on numerous network news programs, including CNN, ABC, CBS, PBS, and NPR.
“Orgasm Inc.: The Strange Science of Female Pleasure” and Q&A with Filmmaker Liz Canner
Joy Harjo – one-woman play “Wings of Night Sky, Wings of Morning Light
Mocktail party with alumna Elizabeth Leahy and Professor Debra Michals
Cynthia Enloe - Taking Women’s Lives Seriously in Wartime: Making Feminist Sense of the Iraq War
Jaclyn Friedman and Gunner Scott - Young Feminist and Gender Activists
Vanessa and Tamara Torres - Folk Concert