Texas Tech University

Women's History Month Events 2012

National Theme:
"Women's Education - Women's Empowerment"


celebrate women

Women of Color Day

Thursday, March 1 - In 1981, the National Institute for Women of Color (NIWC) was established to build a strong national network for women of African, Alaska Native, American Indian, Asian, Hispanic, Latina and Pacific Island heritages and to advance the issues of Women of Color. These efforts resulted in National Strategies Conferences for Women of Color in 1982 and 1983 in Washington, DC, 1984 in Reno, Nevada and 1987 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Read more...

- Women of Color Network
- Loretta Ross on the Origin of “Women of Color”
- International Association for Women of Color Day
- Black History Month (February)



bookmaking

Bookmaking Workshop

Saturday, March 3
For ages 16 & up
Museum of Texas Tech University
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A FREE event in conjunction with exhibition “Speaking Volumes: Books and Ideas from 1250-1862”. Contact the Museum Education Division for reservations and more information as space is limited. 806.742.2432



international womens day

International Women's Day

Thursday, March 8
Feminist Forum: "A History of Women's Leadership"
Teaching, Learning & Professional Development Center | RM 153
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.



binding equality

Binding Equality: A Women's Studies Symposium

Friday, March 23
Museum of Texas Tech University
Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.



title ix 40th anniversary

Title IX: 40th Anniversary

Friday, March 30 | "Title IX: History of Women's Leadership in Sports"
Guest Speakers Dr. Judi Henry, Senior Associate Director of Athletics and Jody Roginson, Internal Communications Director and Instructor in Department of Mass Communications
Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library | Marshall Formby Room
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Co-sponsored by the Southwest Collection Special Collections Library


women's history

"When I started working on women's history about thirty years ago, the field did not exist. People didn't think that women had a history worth knowing. - Gerda Lerner, Women and History (1986:1993)

What is Women's History Month?

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Resources

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Women's Studies Program