Women's History Month events planned

Henderson State University will celebrate Women’s History Month with a variety of events throughout March that are free and open to the public.

The Russell Fine Arts Gallery will host the works of 32 female artists from across the nation throughout the month. The exhibition, entitled Nasty Woman, celebrates the female voice in art. An opening reception will be held March 1 from 2-4 p.m. The public is invited.

An engaging display focusing on topics such as pay inequality, domestic violence, sexual assault, body image and gender stereotypes will be on display throughout March outside the Garrison Center Grand Ballroom. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to engage and respond to the display sponsored by Residence Life.

Huie Library will display books on topics such as women in labor and business, women in science, and women in comics. The exhibit will be in the library’s foyer.

Other events include:

March 1

Lunch panel discussion featuring Women in Nonprofits, noon, sponsored by the Student Leadership Center

March 2

Rosie the Riveter, a film sponsored by AllCare Pharmacy at 6 p.m. in the Garrison Center Lecture Hall. The Women’s History Organization at Henderson will sponsor a Rosie photo booth. Refreshments will be served.

March 7

Brown Bag Lunch and Learn with Mary Jo Mann, featuring Henderson Women and Heart and Key, noon in the Huie Library classroom.

March 8

Lunch panel discussion, Women in Politics, noon in the Garrison Center Ross Room.

March 10

Movie: A League of Their Own, 7 p.m. in the Garrison Center Lecture Hall. This comedy highlights the All-American Girls Baseball League of 1943.

March 14

Brown Bag Lunch and Learn with Dr. Allison Vetter, featuring the history of Title IX, noon in the Huie Library classroom.

March 15

Lunch panel discussion, Women in Education, noon in the Garrison Center Banquet Room

March 16

Self-defense class with instructor TJ Bonner, 5:30 p.m., in the Dunn Student Recreation Center

March 28

STEM Savvy Girls, a conference introducing young ladies in grades 9-12 to careers in science, technology, engineering, and math, 7:30 a.m. in the Garrison Center.

March 29

Lunch panel discussion, Women in Business, noon, in the Garrison Center Banquet Room.

March 30

Reddies in Retrospect: Women’s Fashion through the Ages, a show sponsored by the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, 12:30 p.m., in Arkansas Hall

Movie: Legally Blonde, 6 p.m., in Arkansas Hall. A discussion of the stereotypes surrounding women in modern Greek Life will follow.