Texas Tech University

Women's History Month Events 2010

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"Voices of Feminism"

In Celebration of Women's History Month and in conjunction with the AWHE Annual Conference,this performance reflected on writings by women that speak to issues of concern for all. These pieces still have the power to inspire us to action - whether that be social, economical, and/or political. This event was organized by PhD Fine Art Doctoral candidate Jeanne Haggard. March 5, Friday | TTU Student Union Bldg. (Matador Room) | 5:00 p.m.

  • "Wonder Woman" - poem by Genny Lim (read by Jeanne Haggard)
  • "Sisterhood" - by Gloria Steinem (read by Felicia LaFuente)
  • "The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master's House" by Audre Lourde (read by Dr. Aretha Marbley)
  • "Real Women Have Curves" - by Josefina Lopez (read by Jeanne Haggard)

"The history of all times, and of today especially, teaches that...women will be forgotten if they forget to think about themselves." - Louise Otto, (Luise Otto-Peters), German feminist, 1849

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"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)

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