Women’s History Month 2008

The Women’s Studies Program of Georgetown College invites you to honor the history and contributions of notable and ordinary women, by participating in the events scheduled for our Seventh Annual Celebration of National Women’s History Month:

“Women’s Art: Women’s Vision”

February 14

Jane Gentry Vance, Kentucky Poet Laureate 2007-08, will discuss her life and her poetry.
11 a.m., John L. Hill Chapel.
Jo Shoop Women’s Symposium. CEP credit.

February 28

Art Opening: “The Metamorphosis of Identity: Nina Buxenbaum, Gaela Erwin, and Chris Twomey.”
5-7: p.m., Anne Wright Wilson Fine Arts Gallery. (Exhibit runs through March 30).
Art Department.

March 4

Betsy B. Smith will present a Chautauqua performance as Emilie Todd Helm.
11 a.m., John L. Hill Chapel.
Jo Shoop Women’s Symposium. CEP credit.

March 10

Gaela Erwin will talk about her artwork in the exhibit “The Metamorphosis of Identity.”
5 p.m., Anne Wright Wilson Fine Arts Gallery.
Art Department. CEP credit.

March 27

“Motherland Afghanistan.” Film showing and discussion about the dire state of maternal healthcare in Afghanistan.
6 p.m., Hall of Fame Room, Cralle Student Center.
Sponsored by Women’s Studies. CEP credit.

April 7

“Angel of Memory,” The Core Ensemble. Four true stories of strong women facing the tumultuous events that span the 20th Century.
8 p.m., John L. Hill Chapel.
Faust Artist Series. CEP credit.

Month-long Events

  • Feb.28-March 30 special exhibit in the Art Gallery.
  • “Women of Vision” display in the LRC.
  • Women’s History Month display in The Store.

For changes, additions, visit the master calendar. For more information contact Gretchen E. Ziegenhals, Director of The Women’s Studies Program at Georgetown College, 502-863-8398.



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