Texas Tech University

Week Without Violence, October 19 - 23, 2009

(WWV Poster pdf)All Events are FREE and open to the public unless listed otherwise. For more information contact the Women's Studies office or Roy Rios, Coordinator of Community Education and Development, Women's Protective Services, (806) 748-5292 or www.wpslbk.org

October 19-23 Schedule of Events

Monday, October 19 | Information Fair

This resource fair will be full of volunteer opportunites, information, goodies and much more...

TTU Student Union Bldg. | 11:00am - 3:00pm


tough guise

Monday, October 19 | Film Viewing: Tough Guise: Violence, Media & the Crisis in Masculinity (1999) Media Education Foundation

While the social construction of femininity has been widely examined, the dominant role of masculinity has until recently remained largely invisible. Tough Guise is the first educational video geared toward college and high school students to systematically examine the relationship between pop-cultural imagery and the social construction of masculine idenitites in the U.S. at the dawn of the 21st century.

Guest Speaker Mike Lezzi
As staff pshychologist at Texas Tech Univesity since 2008, Lezzi primarily utilizes emotion-focused therapy, while also incorporating aspects of interpersonal process and cognitive behavioral approaches. Emotion-focused therapy combines humanism, attachment theory, and a family systems perspective. Professional interests include multicultural issues, group therapy and men's issues. TTU Human Science Bldg. RM 169 | 6:00pm

candle light vigil

Tuesday, October 20 | Candlelight Vigil

Come and honor the men and women who lost their lives due to domestic violence. Join us in unity as we refuse to forget! Our Lady of Grace Church| 3107 Erskine St. | Noon-1:30pm
Reception to follow

Wednesday, October 21 | Increasing Access to Justice: Advocating for GLBT Victims of Crime

This is great for professionals who want to learn challenges facing GLBT victims of crime and learn how to assist with current information. Topics include GLBT DV101, Building Alliances: Straight People as Allies, TCFV Caucus, Public Policy and its affect on the GLBT Community, Legal Options and Protective Orders for the GLBT Community, Cultural Biases: Working Past Subjectivity. TTU Forensics Institute | 4434 S. Loop 289 | 8:00am - 5:00pm
Cost is FREE/Space limited to 50

drinking doping

Thursday, October 22 | Drinking, Dating & Date Rape in the GLBT Coummunity: "Talk Show" & Panel Discussion

This event will provide information about sexual assault in the GLBT community and challenges the audience to consider how stereotypes about gender and sexuality contribute to their beliefs about rape.

TTU Human Science Bldg. RM 169 | 6:00pm

diversity

Friday, October 23VOICES of Survivors: Performance

"Voices of Survivors" will feature pieces written from survivors of domestic violence. The stories are true, intense, and each person who wrote their piece had one goal in mind: to stop domestic violence. For more information you can contact WPS at (806) 748-5292.

TTU Human Science Bldg. RM 169 | 7:00pm

All Events are FREE and open to the public unless listed otherwise. For more information contact the Women's Studies office or Roy Rios, Coordinator of Community Education and Development, Women's Protective Services, (806) 748-5292 or www.wpslbk.org

Support for these events provided by:

Women's Protective Services TTU Student Counciling Center TTU Student Health Services TTU Women's Studies Program Community Health Center of Lubbock

Contact

Women's Studies Program