Spring 2016 Programs & Events

To view the entire list of programs and events happening this spring, please see the Women's Center Calendar.


Women's Tea

First Thursday of Every Month - 206 Alumni Hall, 11AM - 1PM

Women's Tea invites international women students along with U.S. women students to share cultural traditions, stories, and just get to know one another. Tea and light snacks are provided. Stay for as long, or as little, as your schedule allows!

Brought to you by the Center for International Programs and the Women's Center.


REAL Topics: Do Black Women's Lives Matter

Tuesday, February 9- 101 Alumni Hall, 11:30AM - 1PM

It is believed that black women are the most discriminated demographic in American society. Not only are they discriminated against because of the color of their skin, but also their gender. They are often the targets of sexual objectification, experience unjust workplace practices, are often believed to be threatening and hostile and are even targets when discussing the decline of the black family structure in American society. With the list of discriminatory practices toward black women expanding, REAL Topics’ asks the question…Do Black Women’s Lives Matter?

Brought to you by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Green Dot, and the Women's Center


$tart $mart Salary Negotiation Workshop

Thursday, February 11, LTC, 6:30 - 8:30PM

Negotiating salaries and benefits is a challenge for students at all stages of their careers. This workshop empowers college students and teaches them to benchmark and negotiate for a fair and equitable compensation package when they enter the job market. Please note that this workshop is scheduled to last for two hours. Please visit Hire a Flyer to register. This workshop is open to women and men.

Brought to you by Career Services and the Women's Center.


Women's Power in Global Perspective

Monday, March 7 - Sears Recital Hall, 7 - 8:30PM

Max Dashu, scholar and historian, presents a panoramic and dramatically visual survey of female leadership, creativity, wisdom, and courage around the world and over thousands of years. This visual talk offers a rich tapestry of women famous and anonymous, ancient and modern - women who the writers of history skipped over. The presentation also looks at women who fought for their own rights and those of their peoples against dominance-based social systems. Free and open to the public!

Brought to you by the Women's & Gender Studies Program and the Women's Center.


Hijabi Monologues

Tuesday & Wednesday, March 8 & 9 - White Box Theatre, ArtStreet

The Hijabi Monologues project creates theater space for the experiences of Muslim women; a space to breathe as they are; a space that does not claim to tell every story and speak for every voice. Through sharing stories, strangers connect. Through stories, we are challenged. Through stories, we are human. Hijabi Monologues University of Dayton is a licensed production of Hijabi Monologues.

Brought to you by the Theatre Program, ArtStreet, the Center for International Programs, and the Women's Center.


La Vanguardia Feminista: Pan-American Feminism and the Rise of International Women's Rights, 1915-1946

Wednesday, March 9 - Science Center Auditorium, 4:15 - 6:45PM

Dr. Katherine Marino will be speaking on La Vanguardia Feminista: Pan-American Feminism and the Rise of International Women's Rights, 1915-1946. For more information about this event, contact Dr. Caroline Merithew, cmerithew1@udayton.edu


$tart $mart Salary Negotiation Workshop

Wednesday, April 6, LTC, 6:30 - 8:30PM

Negotiating salaries and benefits is a challenge for students at all stages of their careers. This workshop empowers college students and teaches them to benchmark and negotiate for a fair and equitable compensation package when they enter the job market. Please note that this workshop is scheduled to last for two hours. Please visit Hire a Flyer to register. This workshop is open to women and men.

Brought to you by Career Services and the Women's Center.


I Want My Jacket Back

Thursday, April 7 - Black Box Theatre, Fitz Hall

An original solo performance by Dr. Jenn Freitag, this work contributes to ending gender based violence though a combination of interactive lecture, performance, and workshop to catalyze dialogue. With original songs, stories, humor, and poetry, Freitag will create an evening for us all to reflect on the social construction of gender, gender based violence prevention, and healing after sexual assault.

Brought to you by the University of Dayton Theatre Program, the Women's Center, and the Women's & Gender Studies Program.

Contact

Women's Center

Alumni Hall 2nd Floor 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0322

937-229-5390