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Sarah Deer "Sovereignty of the Soul: Sexual Violence in Native America"

Sarah Deer on March 15 2017

March is Women's History Month!

Hat Party!
Wednesday, March 1; UMD’s Garage – Kirby Student Center; 11:00am
Join us in making the popular pussycat hats worn by many during the Women’s Marches around the world and marches for Planned Parenthood.
Sponsored by WRAC and UMDs Commission for Women

Elected Women Panel 1
Friday, March 3; The Building for Women; 6:00-7:30PM
32 E 1 st Street, Duluth MN 55812
Sponsored by the Feminist Action Collective

Elected Women Panel 2
Saturday, March 4; The Building for Women: 1:00-2:30PM
Sponsored by the Feminist Action Collective

Feminist Book Club
Monday, March 6; The Building for Women: 5:00PM
Making Waves: A History of Feminism in Western Society
Sponsored by the Feminist Justice League
The Feminist Justice League meeting will hold their monthly meeting after book club

“It Happens Here” - Domestic Violence Action Day
Tuesday, March 7; Duluth City Hall; Noon – 1:00PM
Rally, reading of the femicide report, and a postcard writing action.
Sponsored by Safe Haven Shelter and Resource Center

International Women’s Day Wage Parity Picket & March
Wednesday, March 8; Meet at the MN Power Plaza; 5:00-8:00PM
March 8th is International Women's Day. To recognize this important date and the role of women as workers, the Feminist Justice League will be hosting a symbolic 78 minute strike, followed by a march and discussion.
Sponsored by the Feminist Justice League

Feminist Frolic: Feminist Education in the Outdoors!
Saturday, March 11; Meet at the Superior Public Library; 5:00PM
5PM: Labor History Walk – Meet at the Superior Public Library
Sponsored by the Feminist Justice League

Sarah Deer: "Soveriegnty of the Soul: Sexual Violence in Native America"
Wednesday, March 15; UMD’s Kirby Rafters; 4:00-5:30PM
Sponsored by WGSS and WRAC

UMD’s International Women’s Day Celebration
Wednesday, March 15; UMD’s Griggs Center; 6:00-8:00PM
Sponsored by WRAC

Women’s History Month Film Series – Salt of the Earth Part 1
Monday, March 20; UMD Cina 110H; Noon-1PM
Sponsored by WGSS and WRAC

Women’s History Month Film Series – Salt of the Earth Part 2
Tuesday, March 21; UMD Cina 110H; Noon-1PM
Sponsored by WGSS and WRAC

Happy Birthday Birth Control!
Wednesday March 22; UMD Garden Room; TBD
Come celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision on Eisenstadt v Baird, which legalized birth control for non-married couples, by hearing a representative from Planned Parenthood discuss the history of Planned Parenthood, as well as the history of birth control and reproductive rights in the United States. There will be cake to celebrate!
Sponsored by WRAC

Feminist Action Collective - Meeting
Wednesday, March 22; Building for Women; 7:30-9:00PM

Women’s History Month Film Series – Two Days, One Night Part 1
Wednesday, March 22; UMD Cina 110H; Noon-1PM
Sponsored by WGSS and WRAC

Women’s History Month Film Series – Two Days, One Night Part 2
Thursday, March 23; UMD Cina 110H; Noon – 1:00PM
Sponsored by WGSS and WRAC

Women’s History Month Film Series - The Wilmar 8
Friday, March 24;UMD Cina 110H; Noon-1:00PM
Sponsored by WGSS and WRAC

Freedom Burning: Women Leaders of the Civil Rights Movement
Monday, March 27, 11:00-12:00 KSC Rafters
The Students and community on the Civil Rights History Spring Break Trip will perform in honor of Women's History Month

Pro Choice Lobby Day
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
With the Minnesota Legislature gaining a completely anti-choice majority both Houses we cannot sit back and hope for the best. Let’s continue the incredible momentum started this year with the Women’s March and fill the Rotunda and stand with our pro-choice allies while opposing any attempt to roll back reproductive rights in Minnesota. In order to schedule your Lobby Visit you must register at www.prochoiceminnesota.org/lobby-day